The most interesting and valuable articles of week #9 2022.
Strength Training Articles
Jeff Nippard outlined Why Deloads Are Better Than Training Harder For Breaking Plateaus, what deloads are and how to use them to accelerate your gainz. Check it out
Generation Iron released
Renaissance Periodization described How To Determine If You Have Done Enough Sets In Your Training. Check it out
The Bar Bend shared
- The Hardest Push-Up Ever, an exercise progression of the Push-Up. Check it out
- How To Stop Doing Planks Wrong
Barbell Shrugged discussed Strength, Nutrition, and Your Immune System. Check it out
Men’s Health outlined
Calisthenicmovement released Try This Pull-Up for More Gains, the benefits of the L-Hang Pull-Up. Check it out
Stronger By Science asked Does Eccentric Training Always Cause More Muscle Damage? Looking at the research on this topic. Check it out
Lift Big Eat Big compared Pull-Ups vs. Push-Ups: What’s The Difference? The major difference, the execution of both movements, the benefits, and exercise variations.
Squat University listed The Top 3 Plank Progressions, different progressions of the plank, how to do them, and what to avoid. Check it out
Power Athlete shared
- The Floor Press, how to perform the movement and and when to use it. Check it out
- an interesting chat with Boyd Epley, one of the early strength & conditioning pioneers, the founder of the NSCA and Husker Power. Check it out
Bret Contreras described A Scientific Guide to Determine an Exercise’s Effectiveness, discussing 3 different clues to determine exercise effectiveness. Check it out
Science For Sports discussed Carbohydrate Loading For Endurance, what carbohydrates are, what carbohydrate loading is, common practices, and the pros and cons of carbohydrate loading.
- Will Low Carb Solve the Obesity Crisis? What the science on this topic says. Check it out
- Is Nature’s Best Kept Secret Fat Burner Revealed True? Roasting a myth on accelerating lipolysis. Check it out
Olympic Lifting Articles
Starting Strength discussed Accelerating The Bar And A Clarification On The “Jump” In The Clean, am not completely sure whether he’s right on this one, since there are biomechanical studies out there basically proving him wrong, however, interesting to follow his thought process. Check it out
T-Nation explained How to Squat When You’re a Big Boy, the challenges and alternative Squat variations.
Coach Christian Thibaudeau discussed How To Improve Front Rack Mobility, demonstrating different mobility drills to improve your front rack. Check it out
- also check out the different options to hold the bar during the Front Squat in the article What Is A Front Squat.
Elite FTS shared some footage of a Squat Workout. Check it out
Elite FTS outlined How To Build Your Deadlift Without Deficits, whilst there are many ways to skin a cat, as stated in this article, here’s an approach to get a stronger Deadlift.
Squat University demonstrated How To Improve Your Deadlift With This Tip, how to learn to keep the bar closer to you. Check it out
Bodybuilding.com explained How to Recover After a Deadlift Workout, demonstrating 4 exercises to speed up the recovery process. Check it out
Westside Barbell Podcast discussed The Deadlift, an in-depth dive into the Deadlift. Check it out