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
17 Actually Helpful Things Hyper-Neurotic People (Like Me) Can Do in 30 Minutes for a Better Life (Instead of Freaking Out) – Miguel Aragoncillo, Fitocracy
Miguel Aragoncillo nails the top spot, two weeks running.
A lot of people have the best intentions of improving their health and fitness. Yet many struggle to know where to begin with the vast amount of information out there.
For those who suffer from ‘paralysis by analysis’, often just doing something to get you started is better than nothing. Don’t over-think it. This article outlines a bunch of easy-to-do exercise strategies.
The thinking is already done for you, so you can just do it.
General Health & Motivation
How to (Truly) Change Your Habits – Brooke Larson, GirlsGoneStrong
You Can’t Be ‘On’ All the Time: The Importance of Annual Training Cycles – Jen Comas Keck – GirlsGoneStrong
10 Things I Wish Every Woman Knew About Health – Dr. Amy Shah, MINDBODYGREEN
5 Pieces Of Health Advice You Should Never Follow – Meghan Telpner, MINDBODYGREEN
Exercise while Traveling: What You Must Know – Eric Bach, Fitocracy
Muscle, Manhood, and the Myth of the Alpha Male – Bryan Krahn, Fitocracy
Fitness & menstrual health: How to stay lean, healthy, and fit while maintaining your period – Spencer Nadolsky, Precision Nutrition
The Curves You Earned – Dr. Kathy Dooley
Why I’ve Given Up On Running — Dean Somerset
4 Reasons We Struggle With “Diets” – Sohee Lee, Ericcressey.com
3 Creative Conditioning Workout Circuits – Nick Tumminello
How to Fight Bad Hormones With Good Hormones – John Romaniello
Don’t Eat Breakfast — Christian Finn
The Bodybuilder-Powerlifter Hybrid – Charles Staley, T,Nation
Redefining The Female Bodybuilder – Dani Shugart, T,Nation
The 2-Second Pause for Big Gains – Christian Thibaudeau, T,Nation
Are the Hamstrings Really Primarily Fast-Twitch? – Bret Contreras
Diamonds in the Rough: The Ultimate Workout for Bigger, Better Calves – John Romaniello
What is the fiber type of different muscle groups? — Chris Beardsley, Strength & Conditioning Research
Can you build muscle with just bodyweight training? — Anthony Mychal
Athletic & Strength Training
Power Training for Team Sports – Ashley Jones, EliteFTS
Kroc Row Vs. Pendlay Row: Which Is Best for You? – Dan Blewett, T,Nation
The 4 Most Damaging Types of Training – John Rusin
FIND YOUR BALANCE, THEN PULL HEAVY – DEREK MILLER, StrongFirst
Common Training Myths – Sohee Lee, Bretcontreras.com
Squat More Now! – Poliquin Group
18 Do’s And Don’ts of Stretching — John Paul Catanzaro
The DUP Bible — Mike Samuels
7 Markers of a Solid Strength Program — Chet Morjaria
Three strategies to Overcome the Sticking Point in Any Lift — Justin Kompf, Bach Performance
COMPLETE GUIDE TO COMPETITIVE STRONGMAN — Dain Wallis
The Top Five Best and Worst Workout Nutrition Foods – Poliquin Group
Can Water Go Bad? – Dr. Mercola
A Guide To Intuitive Eating (Infographic) – MINDBODYGREEN
13 Foods To Help Ease Anxiety & Stress – Dr. William Cole, MINDBODYGREEN
10 Similarities Between Sugar, Junk Food and Abusive Drugs — Kris Gunnars
Why Eating “Clean” Is Not (Necessarily) the Solution to Fat Loss – Slyvon Blanco, Fitocracy
The Five Foods You Should Never Eat — Neghar Fonooni
MEAL FREQUENCY AND IIFYM: WHAT’S THE DEAL? – Mike Samuels
Why MSG Has a Bad Rap (But Doesn’t Deserve It) — Amanda Greene, Greatist.com
“Are Cheat Meals Really Cheating?” – Eat To Perform
More Energy And Faster Recovery From Your Workouts (Here’s How)— Yuri Elkaim, JasonFerruggia.com
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