Here are my top recent fitness articles that I think you’ll benefit from.
These useful articles are organised into 5 different categories:
- General Health & Motivation
- Fat Loss
- Muscle Gain
- Athletic & Strength Training
Best Recent Articles
Really insightful stuff. Once you become aware of these self-sabotaging lies, it’s easier to make stronger, healthier choices. Much as I’m proud to be the Owner of RHP and a fit and healthy Personal Trainer, Motivation & Sports Conditioning Coach, I freely admit that every one of these self-abusing thoughts has resonated with me at some stage. Like you, I’m always trying to get better at understanding why they happen, so I can always make strong choices when I need to. I hope this helps you too.
The Brutally Honest 6 Reasons You are Still Overfat — Taylor Simon
This ‘tough-love’ post doesn’t tell you how to set up a fat loss training and diet plan. It does make you realise things that will help you succeed in your next one if you’ve failed before.
The 100 Laws of Muscle — Dani Shugart and Chris Shugart, T-Nation
I agree with more than 90%.
Gender Differences in Training and Diet — Greg Nuckols
Super interesting. Great breakdown of the key distinctions between the sexes when it comes to performance, metabolism, hormones, nutrition, muscle and fat tissues. Probably not what you’d expect either.
8 Nutrition Myths That Need To Die — Eat to Perform
Read this to dispel these common diet myths that hold so many people back from making progress. Then get back on track with a proper training and nutrition plan that gets you sustainable results.
General Health & Motivation
5 Ways for Beginners to Succeed in The Gym in 2015 — Dean Somerset
What Moves You? — Lisa Lewis, TonyGentilcore.com
Safe And Effective Conditioning Workouts in Pregnancy — Jessie Mundell, Girls Gone Strong
The Taxonomical Disorder of Recovery — Antonio Rubestelli, JTS Strength
5 Mobility Rules of Thumb, Part 1 — Quinn Henoch, JTS Strength
The 5 Most Common (And Most Preventable) Running Injuries — Jeff Ford, Breaking Muscle
Yoga for Athletes: Why Activation and Inhibition Matter More than Stretching — Dana Santas, EricCressey.com
A New Approach to Fat-Loss Nutrition — Adam Bornstein
Rethinking the Rules of Weight Loss — Anika Christ
26 Weight Loss Tips That Are Actually Evidence-Based — Kris Gunnars
5 New Strategies for Fat Loss — Clay Hyght, T-Nation
The Wave Method — Paul Nobles, Eat to Perform
Do Your Really Need to Eat Chicken and Broccoli? — Adam Bornstein
Dropping Weight without Losing Strength — Tara Senic
The Best Damn Posterior Chain Exercises — Bret Contreras, T-Nation
How To Boost Growth Hormone By +600% — Tim Berzins
The Natural Muscular Potential of Women — Menno Henselmans
12 Laws of Elite Chest Training — Bill Geiger, Bodybuilding.com
The 4 Dumbest Ab Exercises — John Rusin, T-Nation
How to Organize Your Workouts for Optimal Muscle Building — Eric Bach, Roman Fitness Systems
9 Reasons Why Women Should Not Train Like Men — Menno Henselmans
Everything You Need To Know About Hypertrophy – Part 1 — Gregg Slater, Shredded By Science
Training Principles for Building Muscle — Ben Coomber
The Complete Guide to Biceps Training — Clay Hyght, T-Nation
Top 3 Compound Core Training Exercises for Abs — Nick Tumminello, BretContreras.com
Arnold’s Agonist-Antagonist Training — Paul Carter, T-Nation
Athletic & Strength Training
12 Tips for Better Hip Thrusts — Ben Bruno, BretContreras.com
One Drill to Build Athleticism? — Michael Anderson, TonyGentilcore.com
Russian Strength-Skill: The Workouts — Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
7 Secrets to Pulling 700 — John Gaglione, T-Nation
Bench Press Grip: The Magic Number — Brad Longazel, T-Nation
The Bench Press Cheat Sheet – Martijn, JMax Fitness
Why Do People’s Knees Cave Inward When They Squat? — Bret Contreras
3 Alternatives to the Pistol for Single Leg Strength — David Crump, Breaking Muscle
Why DUP is Better than Linear Periodization — Marc Lewis, Bach Performance
Squat Mechanics: A Deep Analysis — Mark Rippetoe
Why Do Squats Hurt? (And How to Fix The Problems) — Adam Bornstein
The Most Under-Utilized Exercises for Developing Devastating Power — Joey Percia, BretContreras.com
The Belt Bible — Greg Nuckols
Total Athleticism: The Workout – Max Shank, T-Nation
Detox: What “They” Don’t Want You To Know — Scott Gavura, Science-Based Medicine
How Many Carbs Do You Need? — Nate Miyaki, T-Nation
10 Delicious Herbs and Spices With Powerful Health Benefits — Joe Leech, Authority Nurition
10 High-Fat Foods That Are Actually Super Healthy — Kris Gunnars, Authority Nutrition
Are Frequent Meals Beneficial for Body Composition — Brad Schoenfeld
How (and why) to Make the Perfect Super Shake [Infographic] — John Berardi
Fat Loss & High-Protein Breakfast – Mike Sheridan, T-Nation
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