We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #41 2016
Strength Training Articles
Bodybuilding.com explained Why Pushing Through The Pain Can Hurt Your Training great article on why looking for alternatives and implement alternatives is more beneficial than pushing through pain.
The Strength Sensei explained Signs of Overtraining, a really interesting discussion. Especially the distinction between Overtraining by volume vs Overtraining by intensity. Have a look
Stack showed This Quick Tip Will Help You Immediately Lift More Weight emphasising the importance of a tight grip on the major lifts, such as Deadlift, Back Squat and Bench Press. We could probably add a few more lifts to this list.
Bret Contreras showed From The Lab To Your Pocket – Part 2: Accurate Max Strength Measurement With Your IPhone an interesting application to track velocity, power and estimate your 1 RM.
Youth Strength Training Articles
Stack explained The Biggest Mistake in Youth Strength Training Programs a good piece on youth strength training and what to avoid.
Plyometric Training Articles
Back Squat and Front Squat Articles
Acu Mobility showed a good overview of possible assessments to determine mobility for squatting and potentially avoiding the Butt Wink in their article How to Fix Low Back Stiffness/ Rounding in the Deep Squat
17 year old Jeison Lopez showing some impressive 255 kg Back Squat for 3 reps, have a look
Spotmebro showed common deadlift mistakes in their article You Might Be Making These 6 Deadlift Mistakes Without Even Knowing It
Power Clean, Power Snatch and Olympic Lifting Articles
Highlights of the week
Undoubtedly the highlight of this week the article from Rippedbody A Guide to Exercise Selection When You Don’t Have Access to a Coach a truly great article training fundamentals and exercise selection.
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