Article recommendations week #9 2018

The most valuable and interesting articles in week #9 2018

Strength Training Articles

Elite FTS discussed

  • the ever-recurring question Does Muscle Turn into Fat? by looking at the different cells and their function and concluding, why the idea of fat into muscle transformation persists.
  • how to effectively brace in the article Understanding Bracing, also check out the video
  • Programming Isometrics For Powerlifting, deciding whether you should include isometrics or not, how to include isometrics into your programming and how to cycle it. Check it out

T-Nation shared

Complementary Training outlined Force-Velocity Curves – the Good, the Bad, the Ugly which information the Force-Velocity curve can provide, and how to interpret testing results. explained The Overload Principle: Concept and Uses in Tactical Fitness outlining how to apply the Overload principle to different training variables.

The Barbell Shrugged Podcast discussed Coaching is Coaching is Coaching, an interesting discussion about the in’s and out’s of coaching, Check it out

Youth Strength Training Articles

Simplifaster shared The Posterior Chain: A Modern Approach and Perspective how to develop the posterior chain through teaching progressions in young athletes.

Nutrition Articles explained Low-Carb Vs Low-Fat Diets: The Final Answer outlining which works better and why.

Food for Fitness outlined all you need to know about The Ketogenic Diet: Is Going Low-Carb For You?

Physiqonomics showed The Science of Caffeine: Illustrated an informative infographic on the benefits of caffeine.

Picture Fit discussed Low-Carb vs Low-Fat Diets for Weight Loss, presenting a research observing a low carb group vs low fat group in a 12 month intervention and the results of the intervention. Check it out

Shredded by Science discussed

  • Protein Intake For Fat Loss, outlining the necessary considerations for protein intake and the recommended amount of protein intake. Check it out
  • Fat Intake, The Best Amount Of Fat For Fat Loss, listing the 3 main considerations for fat intake. Check it out

Speed Training Articles

American Football International listed the 3 Best Strength Training Types for Increased Speed outlining the differences between maximum strength, explosive strength and reactive strength and how to use them.

Olympic Lifting Articles 

The Bar Bend explained Why Olympic Weightlifting Makes You Better at Practically Any Sport the benefits of the Olympic Lifts on Strength & Power development, body composition, and movement quality.

Catalystathletics discussed how Weightlifters manage their weight in the article Ask Greg: How Do Lifters Stay Lean?

Juggernaut Training Systems released Scientific Principles of Weightlifting Specificity, what specificity is and the different categories of specificity for the Olympic Lifts. Check it out

Squat Articles 

Simplifaster described The Dirty Secrets of the Single Leg Training Craze the benefits of single leg training, comparing single leg training and double leg training and why single leg training isn’t always superior to double leg training.

Deadlift Articles

The Greatist listed 7 Reasons You *Need* to Be Doing Deadlifts summarizing the benefits of Deadlifts for performance and well-being.

T-Nation shared

The Bar Bend outlined One Leg Stiff Leg Deadlift – Muscles Worked, Exercise Video, and Benefits the benefits of the exercise, muscular activation, and example variations. Check out the newly crowned World Champion in the Track Cycling Team Sprint Jeffrey Hoogland doing an SL Deadlift.

Juggernaut Training Systems released Deadlift Pillar #3 | Breathing & Bracing discussing the differences between breathing & bracing at the top vs breathing & bracing at the bottom, and the best bracing maneuver. Check it out

Highlights of the Week

At the Track Cycling World Championships 2018 in Apeldoorn (Netherlands), my athlete Shanne Braspennicx, Kyra Lamberink and Hetty van der Wouw took the silver medal.

And Jeffrey Hoogland, Harrie Lavreysen, Nils van’t Hoenderdal and Matthijs Büchli took the title, am so happy for the guys

Check out the final from minute 04:20, amazing!