The most interesting and valuable articles of week #38 2020.
Strength Training Articles
Men’s Health described how You Can Gain Muscle in Just One Week. Here’s the Safest Way. What you need to do to give yourself the best chances to gain muscle mass.
Barbell Shrugged discussed Volume Training To Build Size, Strength, and Muscle, the right set and rep schemes for strength and muscle building. Check it out
Fitness Volt compared Chest Press Vs. Bench Press – Which Should You Do? The differences between the 2 exercises and considerations for which one you should choose and when.
Livestrong listed 7 Fitness ‘Rules’ That Are Actually Hindering Your Progress, busting some common myths.
Calisthenicmovement Body Transformation At Home, the right training program and dietary requirements to transform your body. Check it out
Should boys and girls train differently? Stack discussed this for the example of football in the article Girls vs. Boys Soccer: Should They Train Differently?
Tony Gentilcore discussed Self-Sabotage: Noone Is Coming To Save You, what self-sabotage is, how it manifests, and what you can do.
Robertson Training Systems took a deep dive into training planning in the article Training Templates: 3 Strategies To Calibrate Force And Adaptability.
Red Bull explained how to maximize your speed, stamina, and power on the field in the article 7 training drills to enhance your soccer fitness.
FitnessFAQs described how to Get Strong Muscle Ups, how to learn, master, and train the Muscle Up. Check it out
The PTDC outlined How To Turn Your Clients Into Raving Fans, Who Promote Your Business For You, the importance of choosing the right people, how to grow a website, and how to keep people empowered. Listen in
Men’s Health explained The 3 Planes of Movement That Make Up Your Workouts, outlining the 3 planes of motion, and how to train in each plane effectively.
Elite FTS listed 5 Exercises to Never Take Out of Your Program, some exercises you wouldn’t expect to make the list, however, there’s a good explanation why these exercises should be in the program.
Renaissance Periodization explained
- Breaking Through Growth Plateaus, reasons for plateauing, and training interventions to break the plateaus. Check it out
- Exercise Number Considerations for Hypertrophy, purpose and considerations of different exercises, adjustments within a sessions, within a week and over a training cycle, and applied examples. Check it out
Youth Strength Training Articles
Starting Strength explained why Children’s Bones Get Stronger With Weightlifting, the effect of strength training on bone density in children, and busting some common believed myths. Check it out
Fox 43 answered questions around vegan nutrition and the ability to grow muscle mass in the article Vegan Muscle Building 101: Debunking the Myths.
Renaissance Periodization explained How to Break Through Weight Loss Plateaus, how weight loss progresses and fluctuates over time, the influence of a change in body composition, how to measure progress, and monitoring changes and making adjustments to the changes. Check it out
Power Training Articles
Breaking Muscle released Train For Explosive Power With This Simple Dumbbell Exercise, the benefits of training for power, power training variations and mistakes to avoid. Check out the video outlining the exercise
Plyometric Training Articles
Generation Iron shared Top Plyometric Exercises For Athletic Performance, the benefits of Plyometric Training, and some of the most popular exercises.
Olympic Lifting Articles
Aleksey Torokhtiy discussed Deficit Training, what deficit training is, and the benefits of deficit training.
Fitness Volt shared Olympic Weightlifting Guide and Beginner’s Program, the benefits and disadvantages of Olympic Weightlifting, how to get started with it, and a beginners program.
Pop Times shared Bulgarian Split Squat: How To Do It Properly, the muscular activation, the benefits, and the correct technical execution.
Starting Strength asked Why Is My Squat Heavier Than My Deadlift? The reasons why the Squat could be stronger than the Deadlift. Check it out
Fitness Volt released Barbell Overhead Squat Exercise Guide, the muscles worked, the Overhead Squat technique, Overhead Squat variations, and how to implement it into your program.
T-Nation outlined the benefits and variations of the Handsfree Front Squat aka Zombie Squat aka Frankenstein Squat in the article Tip: The Zombie Squat. Check out 6-time World Champion Harrie Lavreysen performing a Handsfree Front Squat
Renaissance Periodization listed 15 Squat Mistakes and How to Fix Them, what the most common mistakes are and ways to correct it. Check it out
Tony Gentilcore outlined a 60 Second Deadlift Tip: Neck Position, how to position your neck and where to look. Check out the additional explainer video
Squat University shared The Ultimate Deadlift Tutorial with the World’s Strongest Man Martins Licis, the technical keypoint of the Deadlift. Check it out