The most valuable and interesting articles in week #5 2018
Strength Training Articles
T-Nation listed The 9 Metrics of Muscle Gain what metrics you really need to look at when you want to gain muscle mass.
Simplifaster asked Should Advanced Athletes Use the Barbell Hip Thrust? looking at the science on the effectiveness of the Barbell Hip Thrust, the research on muscular activation and viable alternatives to the Barbell Hip Thrust.
Stronger By Science released a roundtable discussion all about training frequency, and what the research says in the article The Frequency Roundtable, check out the audio below
Train Heroic shared Primary Pattern Programming: A Simple System For Better Results how to design an effective strength training program by focussing on 4 fundamental movements, squat, hinge, push and pull. Also, check out the article about Fundamental Movements
Starting Strength explained Muscles, the Nervous System, and Mechanical advantage outlining the basics of how a muscle contract and get activated.