The most interesting and valuable articles of week #37 2021.
Strength Training Articles
Men’s Health listed 5 straightforward guidelines to double down on when you want to build muscle mass in the article A Bodybuilder Shared His 5 ‘Golden Rules’ for Building Muscle.
Shredded Sports Science presented a new research on Cluster Set Science For Muscle Growth, what cluster sets are, how to structure cluster sets, and the field of applications. Check it out
Lift Big Eat Big asked
Renaissance Periodization shared
- What Body Type Are You Actually, and Does it Even Matter? The different body types explained and what influences body types. Check it out
- Easy Tip To Optimize Muscle Growth, by using the ‘focus – stricter – slower – deeper’ framework. Check it out
Fitness Volt discussed
Calisthenicmovement demonstrated The Most Underrated Exercise You’re Not Doing! The execution and benefits of the seated leg rais. Check it out
The Bar Bend reviewed the TRX Strap System, what it can do for you, as well as pros and cons.
Lifting Explained The Five Best Fitness Channels To Watch. Check it out
Elite FTS shared
- You’re Doing Isometrics Wrong! The different forms of isometrics and how to apply them. Check it out
- You’re Fatigued & We Know Why, the different forms of fatigue, and what you can do to recover. Check it out
FitnessFAQs showed The Perfect Chest Exercise in less than one minute. Check it out
The PTDC outlined Why People Choose Online Training, why online training becomes more and more appealing. Check it out
Bodybuilding.com and MoveU demonstrated The World’s Greatest Lower Back Stretch in less than a minute. Check it out
Complementary Training released a great piece on Systemizing and Planning the Warm-Up to get the best out of your training.
Squat University explained How To Create Strength and use neural drive. Check it out
Medical News asked What is the Borg Rating of Perceived Exertion Scale? Discussing the use and application of the original Borg scale.
Fitness Volt discussed The Anabolic Window – Training Truth or Fitness Myth, what the anabolic window is, what the science says, and practical applications.
Power Training Articles
The Athletic Built released Med Ball Slams: How and Why You Should Be Doing Them, benefits, technique, and practical application of this exercise.
Men’s Health explained Triple Extension Is the Key to More Powerful Movements, what it is and why it matters.
Olympic Lifting Articles
Lift Big Eat Big listed 7 Amazing Benefits Of Olympic Weightlifting, benefits you don’t get from any other form of training
Squat University shared Olympic Weightlifting: 5 Most Common Mistakes, and how to fix them. Check it out
Coach Mag described The Best Weightlifting Shoes Of 2021, and which ones to choose for your needs.
Catalyst Athletics demonstrated the One Exercise to Fix Your Jerk, the Pause Jerk and why it’s so effective. Check it out
Box Rox shared a guide on How to Zercher Squat, Muscles Worked, Benefits and Technique Tips, technique, muscular activation, and pros and cons of the Zercher Squat explained.
The Bar Bend asked Are You Making These 5 Squat Mistakes? Here’s How To Fix Them, the most common mistakes, and how to fix them.
The Bar Bend compared Trap Bar Vs. Barbell Deadlift, the differences, and similarities, how to execute each of the Deadlift variations, and which one is best for you.
Fitness Volt described the Sumo Deadlift High Pull – Muscles Worked, How-To, Benefits, and Alternatives, the Crossfit community made the Sumo Deadlift High Pull popular, this article outlines the exercise.
Tony Bonvecchio outlined Why Trap Bar Deadlift Instead of Conventional or Sumo, what the trap bar offers that the regular variations don’t offer.