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
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It may sound professional and smart to say your methods are “evidence-based,” but are you basing your choices on the right type of sources? And is every individual experience an example of the dreaded “anecdotal” evidence? Here’s a primer on the difference between the types of scientific evidence versus “experiential” evidence, so that you not only know the difference but can best determine when to use which approach.
7 Reasons Why You Should NOT do a Sugar Detox — Nia Shanks
The Science Behind Munchies: Marijuana and Your Appetite — Kamal Patel
Good Carbs, Bad Carbs – How to Make The Right Choices — Kris Gunnars
The Coaching Grey Zone: When to Shut Up — Dean Somerset
You Don’t Know How Lucky You Are… — Phil Learney
6 Career Tips New Personal Fitness Coaches Need to Know — Matthew Ibrahim, thePTDC.com
Hardgainer Secrets For An Impressive Physique — Scott Tousignant, JMax Fitness
42 Tips for More Muscle, Less Fat, and More Fun — Bryan Krahn
10 Rules for Hardgainers — Andrew Heming, T-Nation
3 Recovery Strategies for Overhead Training — Matthew Ibrahim, Bach Performance
Fundamentals of Exercise Selection — Brandon Lavack
One Small Step for Man; One Giant Thrust for Mankind — Bret Contreras
Four Reasons to Push Press — Robert Panariello, BretContreras.com
Pain-Free Lunging: The Forward vs. Reverse Lunge — Dr. John Rusin
6 Habits of Successful Long-Term Dieters — Eric Bach, AdamPine.com
11 Most Ridiculous Myths About Fat Loss — Scott Baptie, Food For Fitness
Not counting calories doesn’t make things easier for everybody — Anthony Dexmier
What is the Solution to Obesity? — James Fell
Spot Reduction: Real Science AND Exercise Myth — Nick Tumminello