The most interesting and valuable articles of week #6 2021.

Strength Training Articles

The Athletic Build explained why you need to Use High-Frequency Training to Build Muscle Fast, the reasons why high-frequency training works, tips on how to make it work, and an example training plan.

Healthline asked What’s the Difference Between Weight Loss and Fat Loss? The difference between the two, and how to train effectively.

Elite FTS presented

  • Why You Should be Using Lifting Chains to Build Size & Strength, the benefits of using chains. Check it out

T-Nation demonstrated a variation of the crunch movement through the entire ROM (range of motion) in the article Tip: Full ROM Abs.

Thibarmy outlined the Optimal Strength And Power Performance Training, discussing a special training method for strength and power development.

Calisthenicmovement demonstrated The Biggest Pull-Up Problem, what the biggest problem is, and how to fix it. Check it out

Fitness Volt shared

Breaking Muscle described the use of EMG (electromyography) and how it can help your training in the article Strength Training And The Efficacy Of Electromyography (EMG).

Juggernaut Training Systems demonstrated 2 Bench Press variations, what they do for you, when to use them, and how to execute them.

  • Close Grip Bench-How, Why & When
  • Incline Bench-How, Why & When

The Bar Bend discussed

Stack explained How To Effectively Motivate Your Athletes, the importance of knowing your athletes in order to help them better.

Science For Sports listed 3 Must-Do‘s To Build Strong Athletes In-Season, the use of deceleration training to prevent injuries.

Glamour presented a new smart training tool, the Crossrope’s ‘Smart’ Jump Rope Is the Only Thing That Got Me Moving Under Lockdown.

Renaissance Periodization asked How Should You Plan Training Phases? Discussing the different periods, and how to sequence the different periods based on the training goal. Check it out

Youth Strength Training Articles

Stack explained How To Keep Your Kids Active and Healthy At Home, what to do to keep kids active even though they can’t leave the house.

Nutrition Articles

Stack explained How To Eat Healthy While Working From Home, 5 straightforward tips to follow.

Renaissance Periodization discussed

  • the Best Anabolic Post Workout Meal Hack, a glimpse into how to prepare a meal. Check it out
  • the Past, Present, and Future of Weight Loss Medicine, an interesting outline of where weight loss medicine comes from, the pros and cons, where it is now, and where it could go in the future. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

Starting Strength explained Clean If You Can, why you need to do the Clean. Check it out

Squat Articles

Aleksey Torokhtiy discussed the sequence of an effective Squat Warm-Up.

Fitness Volt asked Can You Do Squats and Deadlifts on The Same Day? Discussing the pros and cons of doing them in one session, and important considerations when to combine them, and when not.

Squat University outlined How to Fix Hip Impingement, the anatomy of the hip, what causes hip pain, and how to fix it. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

T-Nation took a critical look at the Deadlift in the article Not the King of Exercises – Deadlifts.

Starting Strength explained

  • why you need to Wear Your Lifting Shoes When You Deadlift, a common question answered. Check it out
  • how to prevent the Hips Dropping On Deadlift, why it’s a common problem, and how to fix it. Check it out