Article recommendations week #33 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #33 2018

Strength Training Articles

Men’s Health listed 5 Tips For Max Strength From One of CrossFit’s Strongest Men nothing new, still often forgotten.

Breaking Muscle compared HIIT Versus HIRT, whilst the different training methods might only be a question of semantics, the article definitely does a good job at explaining the rationale for different interval length, rest periods between intervals and the necessity to structure training differently depending on the desired training goal.

Lift Big, Eat Big outlined the benefits of a training partner and why it is beneficial to have a training partner, who is better than you in the article No Man is an Island: The Benefits of a Training Partner only problem, the people who are better also want to train with someone who is better.

Stack asked What Is Range of Motion, and Why Is it so Important? defining what ROM (range of motion) is, the importance of flexibility and mobility for ROM, and when more ROM is not better.

T-Nation shared 10 Elements of the Perfect Training Week 10 tips nailing the basics of training, nutrition, and recovery.

Elite FTS released

  • Determining the Needs of an Athlete a coach’s outline and step-by-step approach, how he assessed the needs of an athlete and how that unfolds in the practical programming.
  • The SAID Principle — Training Optimally for Sport, one of the most fundamental training principle.
  • an in-depth outline of Max Effort/Dynamic Effort Programming everything about exercise selection, rep ranges and weekly progressions and regressions. Check it out

Simplifaster explained that Periodization Is Still Alive and Kicking in Modern Sport what periodization is, why it still matters and recent developments in periodization and new periodization models.

Juggernaut Training Systems shared Urik Vardanian | Strength History Minute, an Olympic weightlifter displaying absolutely incredible feats of strength and athleticism. Check it out

Youth Strength Training Articles

Men’s Health asked Should Kids Be Lifting Weights? a simple outline of the LTAD framework and how it can help parents to understand the do’and donts of engaging in a structured strength training program.

Nutrition Articles

Bach Performance busted a few very common myths not only about intermittent fasting but weight management in general in the article Intermittent Fasting Myths Debunked.

Jeff Nippard looked at The Science of Milk busting a few myths about milk consumption for humans and also checking research findings of associations between milk, acne, and cancer. Check it out

Picture Fit asked Can Getting High You Lose Weight? presenting studies Hypothesizing an association between cannabis and weight control. Check it out

Power Training Articles

Stack asked Can Your One-Rep Max Really Predict Your Jumping and Sprinting Ability? discussing the results of a study comparing gains in strength to the transfer to sprint and jump performance.

Squat Articles

Catalystathletics explained why you need to Squat With The Hips & Knees Together in order to have the highest transfer to your sport, in this case, Olympic Weightlifting. Check it out

Juggernaut Training Systems released Addressing Weak Points | Squat | Rounding Over, demonstrating corrective exercises to help improve your upper back position during squatting. Check it out

Olympic Lifting Articles 

Juggernaut Training Systems shared Jerk Pillar #1 | The Start Position discussing the feet width, hip position, elbow position, the bar on the shoulders and outlining typical technical flaws. Check it out

Zach Tealander demanded Do More explaining why an increase in training frequency will lead to greater performance improvements. Check out the thought process

Deadlift Articles 

The Barbend shared a guide to Snatch Grip Deadlift – Form, Muscles Worked, and How-To Guide outlining proper technical execution, the benefits of the Snatch Grip Deadlift, the muscular activation, programming considerations and variations and alternatives to the Snatch Grip Deadlift.

Shrugged Collective presented the Suitcase Deadlifts – Leg, Back and Core Strength, outlining the Suitcase Deadlift, different Suitcase Deadlift variations with different bars, and outlining the typical technical flaws.