We have searched the web for the most valuable and interesting articles of week #8 2017
Strength Training Articles
Elite FTS explained
Tony Gentilcore discussed The Pros And Cons Of Online Training a nuanced discussion on online training, who benefits and under which circumstances it can be useful.
Muscle & Fitness outlined 5 Ways To Be A Trustworthy Weightlifting Spotter solid advice to keep in mind when spotting during different lifts.
Healthy But Smart asked Do Foam Rollers Actually Work? A Review of the Evidence an in-depth overview of Foam Rolling and looking at the evidence supporting the most popular claims, worth reading.
Power Athlete HQ discussed Power Coach: Potential looking at different aspects of performance, such as athletic skills, mental skills and technical skills.
JCD Fitness shared Muscle Hypertrophy Explained — The Art And Science Of Muscle Growth combining the art and science of muscle hypertrophy.
Breaking Muscle discussed Tabata Training And The Myth Of The 4-Minute Workout looking at the pros and cons of the Tabata Training method.
Firefighter Fitness outlined The Four Foundations of Tactical Fitness: Tactical Strength a great overview of how firefighters design their program to meet the demands of their job.
Power Training Articles
Men’s Fitness explained How to change the pace of your workouts for astronomical strength and power gains a good overview of some simple principles to apply for strength and power development.
Plyometric Training Articles
Tony Gentilcore discussed Box Jumps: You’re Not Jumping Aa High As You Think You Are. And, You’re Doing Them Wrong a really good article on the common problems with box jumps and the idea of box height equals jump height. Check out also
Complementary Training shared Plyometric Progression with Coach Wilmot | Part 3 looking at contact times and jump height in repeated jumps, check out the video