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Top Fitness Articles of the Week — October 12, 2014

by Dani and Kristen

From Jon: Each Sunday thePTDC publishes a list of the top articles from around the web in 5 different categories: bodybuilding, general health, fat loss, strength training, and nutrition.

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We scan the net, but if you’d like to submit your article for consideration, please send it to ptdcarticles@gmail.com.

The Top Article of the Week

This week’s top article goes to Roger Lawson from Rog Law Fitness.  In it he shares his personal journey from unhealthy, chicken nugget loving gamer to certified sex machine.  His candid story is an open letter to all of those who struggle with exercise.  It’s an excellent write up that describes exactly what some of you and your clients are feeling. Enjoy!

Fat Loss

5 KEYS TO DOING HIGH-INTENSITY INTERVALS THE RIGHT WAY — Shannon Clark

4 Tricks for Menopause Weight Loss — Jade Teta

How exercise can make you gain weight — Kelly Coffey

 

General Health

What You Need to Know About Mobility and Stability — Dean Somerset

Understanding Postural and Phasic Muscle Imbalances — Thom Lamb, The PTDC

So You Wanna Write a Fitness Book? Lessons Learned From a First-Time Author — Dan Trink, The PTDC

2 Things You’ve Got All Wrong About Movement — Robert Camacho- Breaking Muscle

7 Random Thoughts on Corrective Exercise and Post-Rehab Training — Eric Cressey

Bodybuilding

What’s The Maximum Amount of Muscle You Can Expect to Build? — Christian Finn

My Muscle Philosophy — Bryan Krahn

THE BASICS OF TRAINING FOR SIZE ORSTRENGTH —  Allen Elliot

5 New Reasons to Train on One Leg — Adam Vogel

 

Strength Training

FALL IN LOVE WITH TRAINING AGAIN — ALEX HORMOZI

Strength Training 101: The Deadlift — Staci Ardison, Nerd Fitness

The Science of Steroids — Greg Nuckols

Why Contrast Weeks Work Better — Charles Staley

Nutrition

Diet Variety is the Spice of Life — Nick Shaw

SHOULD Athletes Be Eating Junk Food? — Mike Samuels

DIALING IN YOUR DIET FOR YOUR GOALS — MICHAEL ISRAETEL

How Much Carbohydrate Should You Eat? Part I: A Big-Brained Animal — Eirik Garnas

Community Races Shouldn’t Promote Unhealthy Eating Practices –Yoni Freedhoff

About the Author
Dani and Kristen

Kristen Perillo is a personal trainer and fitness blogger. After spending years teaching high school, she now runs health & wellness programs for local physicians. She blogs at Following Fit and can be found on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Dani Singer is a Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness Nutrition Specialist based in Baltimore, Maryland. As the owner and Fitness Director of Fit2Go Personal Training, his focus is on enhancing clients’ quality of life through in-home personalized fitness programs. Keep up with Dani and his team on Facebook and at www.fit2gopt.com for tips on bettering your life through fitness.