The most interesting and valuable articles of week #7 2022.

Strength Training Articles

Jeremy Ethier explained How To Force Muscle Growth, through 5 science-backed strategies. Check it out

Athlean X described The Perfect Pull Workout, the anatomy and function of the different pulling muscles, and how to best train them.

Bodybuilding.com How to Recover from Hard Workouts and Promote Muscle Growth, by applying the 3 R’s (repair, refuel, and rehydrate) of recovery. Check it out

Stronger By Science outlined why Partial Range of Motion Training Might Increase Muscle Growth, presenting a study looking at partial reps and muscle growth. Check it out

Broscience reviewed Dorian Yates Amazing Physique In The 1993 Mr. Olympia, I’ve always been fascinated by Dorian Yates training philosophy. You get a little bit of that in this article.

Bret Contreras compared Progressive Overload vs The Mind Muscle Connection, a deep dive into what is more important and why. Check it out

Box Rox discussed Junk Volume Weight Training – What is it and Why Must You Avoid it? If you looked into the previous article about Dorian Yates, that’s pretty much the opposite of junk volume.

Jeff Nippard also looked at the topic of Junk Volume And Why You Must Avoid It For Max Muscle, the 3 different types of junk volume and what you need to do to avoid it. Check it out

Inc commented on 2022 Double Olympic Speed Skating Champ Nils van der Poel who released his training program fee for everybody in the article This Gold Medal-Winning Speed Skater’s Training Program Reveals a Brutal Truth About Success.

Rivercountry Newschannel listed 7 Common Strength Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them, some common mistakes, how to avoid them, and what to do instead.

Garage Strength explained How To Build Strength Endurance, strength endurance is a polarizing topic that (in my opinion) is very often discussed incorrectly.  Check it out

Thibarmy proposed 5 Great Strategies To Fix A Weak Lift, a detailed guide offering a variety of options to get stronger.

Box Rox outlined the Top 10 Rules of Calisthenics, what Calisthenics is and what makes Calisthenics actually Calisthenics.

Westside Barbell shared Weak Things Break Episode 1, discussing mental training and physical training, assessing athletes, the athlete-coach relationship, strength & conditioning in the UFC, and much more. Check it out

Elite FTS discussed 6 Exercises to Improve Posture (and Recovery), and how to correctly execute them.

T-Nation shared the 23 Elite Band Exercises, the 4 overarching categories of resistance band application, and the best exercises for each category.

Barbell Shrugged described The Exact Steps To Optimizing Your Metabolism in Your 30’s and 40’s. Check it out

Stack explained how a structured strength training can help your Volleyball serve in the article Using Strength Training To Improve Your Volleyball Serve.

Lift Big Eat Big listed 11 Best Side Delt Exercises For Wide Shoulders, the anatomy of the shoulder, the function of the side delts, and the best exercises to target the side delts.

Fitness FAQ Fix Your Muscle-Up Now! The biggest error and what to do to fix it. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization asked

  • Is Barbell Training A Must For Muscle Growth, and what you could do instead. Check it out
  • How To Grow Your Spinal Erectors, the importance of the spinal erectors, and how to best train them. Check it out

Youth Strength Training Articles

Stack discussed the considerations for a Youth Athlete Foundation Training Program.

Science For Sports shared Early Specialization In Youth Athletes: What’s All The Fuss About? Discussing the pros and cons of early specialization.

Nutrition Articles

T-Nation outlined the benefits of the keto diet, but why you shouldn’t follow keto forever in the article Do Keto. Not Forever.

Biolayne discussed if Fat Loss Sprints, Are They The Future of Fat Loss? What fat loss sprints are, how to apply them, and the benefits of fat loss sprints. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles

The Bar Bend asked Are You Making These Five Clean & Jerk Mistakes? Here’s How To Fix Them, the most common mistakes and how to fix them.

Catalyst Athletics discussed Chest Up Or Stay Over the Bar In The Snatch & Clean? What the cues mean and why they don’t contradict. Check it out

Starting Strength demonstrated How To Teach A New Lifter The Power Clean, the Starting Strength approach to teach the Power Clean. Check it out

Squat Articles

Box Rox explained How to Build Abs and Powerful Legs with Prisoner Squats, what the Prisoner Squat is, the benefits of the Prisoner Squat, how to execute it, and variations and alternatives.

Garage Strength discussed The Science of Squat Depth, discussing an old study from Schmidtbleicher & Hartmann on comparing different Squat depth on sports performance. Check it out

Squat University asked Should You Squat On Plates? The reasons for using plates and what to do instead. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

Aleksey Torokhtiy asked RDL – What Is It? What the RDL (Romanian Deadlift) is and how to use it.

Elite FTS explained

  • How To Set Up For Banded Deadlifts, quick and simple. Check it out
  • How To Add 100 Pounds to Your Deadlift, discussing footwear, Deadlift technique, gender differences, and Sumo vs Conventional. Check it out

Squat University shared The Ultimate Deadlift Tutorial, all in less than a minute. Check it out

Juggernaut Training Systems listed 4 Tips to Improve Your Deadlift, tips for the start position, lift-off and lockout. Check it out

Bret Contreras outlined How To Nail Your Sumo Deadlift Technique. Check it out