We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #37 2016
Strength Training Articles
Breakingmuscle published 3 articles
- The Only Variable That Matters guess what that one variable is – yes, it’s consistency. Can’t agree more, that’s what I have seen over the years as well, the guys that always show up will reap the benefits in the long run!
- Stop Being So Fragile: Push Harder and Overreach a good article on the topic of overreaching and how overreaching is (to a certain extent) part of the adaptation process
- Can You Train Mental Toughness? an interesting discussion on whether you can train mental toughness or not, with a solid conclusion ‘everything is trainable.’
Tony Gentilcore shared 2 articles
- How to Make your Programs Programs your Clients will actually follow some good points to think about, when you do your programming and planning
- How Unilateral Strength Training Can Improve Your Squat, Bench, and Deadlift explaining the integration of unilateral (one arm or one-legged) training helps improved the bilateral training (both arms, both legs), something we do all the time
T-Nation published two good articles
- The Missing Movement 10 experts discussing the best exercise that you are not doing
- The 4 Levels of Pull-Up Power a really good solid approach how to progress the Pull-Up from simple through to complex
The Poliquin Group offered Ten Glute Training Tips for a Stronger and Leaner Backside interesting to see that it mainly involves compound movements.
Eric Cressey debated Strength and Conditioning Programs: Methods vs. Applications where Eric argues, that every (training) method should have an application to be useful, which ties in well with my article of this week 3 Steps to Develop your own Power Training Method.
- Why Full-Body Workouts Make You Stronger offering a few good points to favor full-body strength training programs.
- 8 Gym Benchmarks Everyone Can Achieve a really great article on strength standards / benchmarks and how to use them from Mike Robertson, which aligns pretty well with the standards I have put out for
- the Back Squat in the article The Fundamentals of the Back Squat
- the Front Squat in the article What Do Front Squats Develop and Why You Need To Do Them
- the Power Clean in the article The Ultimate Guide to Power Cleans
- the Power Snatch in the article The Ultimate Guide to Power Snatches
Advanced Human Performance published a detailed piece on Eccentric Isometrics The Ultimate Way to Strength Train explaining the benefits, its’ application, and underlying principles. If you are unsure how the author defines Eccentri Isometrics have a look at the video below