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.
We scan the net, but if you’d like to submit your article for consideration, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Top Article of the Week
The squat is an exercise that has stood the test of time, a fundamental movement in programs for a vast array of goals. Despite being such a common feature, it still causes mass debates in relation to technique; how deep should you squat?
The answer involves a whole host of individual factors such as genetics (i.e. anatomy, pelvis structure, limb length), and environmental factors such as mobility. In this week’s top article Dr John Rusin gives us the final word on how to gauge your own perfect squat depth.
The Ultimate Nutrition Guide for Powerlifting — Anthony Bevilacqua, Healthy Living Heavy Lifting
5 Tips to Get Back on the Wagon — Tara Senic
7 Nutrients That You Can’t Get From Plant Foods — Atli Arnarson, Authority Nutrition
How Much Vitamin D Should You Take For Optimal Health? — Adda Bjarnadottir, Authority Nutrition
Why is Fitness So Difficult? — Jason Helmes
8 Lessons to Help You Achieve Your Fitness Goals — Carrie McMahon, JMax Fitness
Guide To Programming Group Fitness Workouts — George Kalantzis, thePTDC.com
Cardio Doesn’t Kill Gains (and You Should Be Doing It) — Tanner Baze, Breaking Muscle
Why Bodybuilding Workouts Are GREAT For You — Zach Even-Esh
The Single Best Hamstring Exercise — Justin Fallhowe, T-Nation
10 Training Tricks for Big Men — Lee Boyce, T-Nation
Craig Capurso’s 14 Tips For Bigger Legs — Craig Capurso with Bill Geiger, Bodybuilding.com
Know Your Contractions for Better Training and Programming — Ian Padron, DrJohnRusin.com
4 Explosive Exercises to Make You a Beast — Eric Bach, T-Nation
10 Deload Week Mistakes That Are Hurting Your Recovery — Tony Bonvechio
The Best Glute Exercise You’ve Never Heard Of — Eric Bach
How To Do A Push-Up — Karen Smith, GGS
7 Big Rocks of Fat Loss — Bryan Krahn
Intermittent Fasting 101 – The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide — Kris Gunnars
Is Money an Excuse for Unhealthy Living? — Dr. Spencer Nadolsky
Two Keys to Losing 150 Pounds of Body Fat — Amy Budd, On the Regimen
Why Scale Weight DOES Matter — Sohee Walsh