Article recommendations week #45 2016
We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #45 2016
Strength Training Articles
- How Sports Performance Can Fix Functional Training a great article challenging the idea of functional training and questioning whether it’s based on a flawed approach
- Mobility Matters Every Day explaining why mobility matters and how to implement it into the training practice
For those who are interested in building some muscle mass, check out the article from Broscience providing the 5 Top Reasons You Aren’t Gaining Any Muscle I like the Broscience no-nonsense straightforward approach.
Stack showed 4 Essential Lower-Body Exercises for Runners I like the fact it’s mainly based on compound movements targeting the lower body from different directions.
Power Athlete HQ published the 3rd part of their principles of training series, this time Principles of Training: Application another great piece on training principles, this time on application and how form follows function. Check out the previous parts
The Strength Sensei shared some interesting thoughts on training volume for different training goals in the article What Training Volume Is Right For Your Goals?
T-Nation got quite a few experts together to share their experiences on The Most Important Lesson From Lifting an interesting read.
EliteFTS claims Stimulate Don’t Annihilate one of the most fundamental concepts of strength training, or better any kind of training. You want to stimulate so that adaptation occurs and not destroy. And the worst thing is, you can actually destroy without setting a stimulus.
Youth Strength Training Articles
Stack explained How Coaches Can Improve Aggressiveness in Young Athletes not that I believe aggressiveness is important for young athletes, but the article involves good information for coaching young athletes.
Muscle & Fitness shared some interesting impressions on 11-Yesr-Old Weightlifter Elle Hatamiya Won’t Stop Short Of Olympics, have a look
Plyometric Training Articles
Men’s Fitness explained how a preceding set of Plyos can help to stimulate the nervous system to lift bigger in the article Want To Throw Up Big Numbers? Toss A Ball Or Jump On A Box Before Any Major Lift.
Back Squat and Front Squat Articles
The Barbell Physio shared a great article on Fixing The Squat Butt Wink by looking at causes and effect, as well as how to fix it.
Juggernaut Training Systems discussed Developing Leg Strength for Weightlifting a great nuanced discussion, have a look
T-Nation explained The 5 Biggest Deadlift Fails I like the approach of using the feedback of the exercise / the deadlift to determine areas for improvement and interventions, great stuff.
Power Clean, Power Snatch and Olympic Lifting Articles
Simply Faster shared an article on Olympic Lifts: The Importance of Peak Velocity and Recommended Guidelines comparing peak velocities of different Olympic Lifts and derivatives, as well as providing velocities based on athletes height – interesting…
Aleksey Torokhtiy Olympic champion 2012 published a video on the Clean, a nice visual from different angles on how to a Clean. Have a look
Highlights of the week
The article from Strengtheory Size vs. Strength: How Important is Muscle Growth For Strength Gains? such a great and detailed piece on size vs strength and how both influence each other. And as we know Strengtheory it’s well researched.