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Best Fitness Articles — April 12, 2015

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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The Top Article of the Week

5 Things People Need to Stop Overthinking — Greg Nuckols,


Paralysis by analysis.

That’s what you might suffer if you allow yourself to be overloaded with some of the minutiae related to strength and fitness.

Rather than debate low bar versus high bar, belted versus beltless, sumo versus conventional, Greg Nuckol’s overall advice is simple:

Find what works for you. And then do that consistently.

Strength Training

One Movement That Will Help Your Pull-Up — Artemis Scantalides

No More Pulled Hamstrings! — Mike Robertson

5 Underused Techniques for a Stronger Bench Press — David De Las Morenas

Complete Guide to Bar Speed Trackers — Carl Valle, Strength Theory

The Stage System — Eric Cressey, T-Nation


General Health

My Switch To Strength: The Tale Of A Former Cardio Queen — Jen Comas, GGS

12 Core Exercises to Make You Harder to Kill and Easier to Look At — Jarrett Brummett, SAPT

6 Things You Do That Your Clients Hate — Mike Reinold

The Athlete’s Guide to a Healthy Pregnancy — Kimberly Mueller, Experience Life

Talent Matters — Tony Gentilcore


Fat Loss

The REAL Worldwide Epidemic is NOT Obesity — Paul Nobles

The Big Roadblock To Losing Fat — Bryan Krahn

Th Best Diet To Lose Weight — Kelly Coffey

Losing Fat Without Macro Counting – 10 Simple Strategies — Jason Helmes



Ask The Experts: How Do You Get Big Calves? — Jason Maxwell and Others

60-40-20: Get A Killer Pump With Rest-Pause! — Lawrence Ballenger,

18 Laws of Ab Training — Craig Capurso,

The Social Aspects of Getting Ripped — Anthony Dexmier



How To Adjust Your Diet To Successfully Bulk — Andy Morgan

Elimination diets: Could giving up certain foods solve your health problem? — John Berardi, Precision Nutrition

Supplements are the Wild West of health. One Attorney General is out to change that — Scott Gavura, Science-Based Medicine

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 for tips on bettering your life through fitness.