We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #3 2017
Strength Training Articles
Muscle & Fitness shared a video of a Russian Lifter Does Insane Turkish Get-Up check out the video
Feel free to check out a few more videos of that fellow, pretty crazy stuff. I would just like to advise to weigh up the possible risk of some of these moves to the potential rewards you can get from such a maneuver before trying it yourself.
Strength Made Simple outlined A Simple Periodisation Plan how to plan, design and write a strength training program and divide it into different phases with specific training goals in each phase.
The Bar Bend showed an applied example of complex training/contrast training to improve upper body power by using Post-activation Potentiation Increase Your Bench Press Power with this Upper Body PAP. Complex training and contrast training are often used interchangeably – even by myself, bad habit – but they are not the same thing. Explaining the difference between complex training and contrast training would go beyond the scope of this article, but in simple words:
- contrast training: you alternate between sets, in the given example of the article, a set of heavy Bench Press is followed by a set of MB Power Drops
- complex training: with regards to the example of before, Bench Press and Power Drops, you finish your sets of Bench Press and then do your sets of Power Drops.
Juggernaut Training Systems discussed Fine Tune Your Frequency a critical debate challenging common wisdom on training frequency.
Fitness & Power explained
Bicycling shared Your Twice-A-Week Training Plan for busy cyclist, not that the training plan is very sophisticated, but it shows how to implement a strength training program into a busy schedule.
Bonvec Strength shared 4 Warm Up Mistakes You’re Probably Making a good overview of common warm-up procedures and how to improve those.
The Burn Fat Blog offered some good and actionable advice on how to design and execute a strength training program targeted to increase muscular hypertrophy in the article How Much Weight Should You Lift To Build Muscle (And When To Lift More)
Complementary Training explained and demonstrated The Simplest Way To Monitoring Your Training check out the explainer video