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
Trying to confuse your muscles is, well, confusing. I’d like to think you’d agree that, in order to get better at something, you repeat it over and over again; as opposed to dipping your proverbial finger in many, many different pies. There’s a reason the best footballers in the world play so much football, and the best squatters in the world squat a lot.
Variety is a key element of any effective program, however the extent of that variety can be misinterpreted. Tony Gentilcore explains how, in addition to the most important factor and how you can easily apply it to see better progress in your training.
A $150,000 A Year Trainer’s 6 Regrets — Brandon LaVack, thePTDC
5 Ways Women Can Get Famous In Fitness Without Getting Naked — Jacqueline Hooton, thePTDC
The Dangers Of Today’s Female Fitness Industry — Meghan Callaway, JRx
Do You Have Metabolic Syndrome? — Spencer Nadolsky
“One Weird Trick” To Improve Exercise Technique Instantly: Proprioceptive Stimulus — Travis Pollen, DeanSomerset.com
Why I Dislike The American Kettlebell Swing — Tony Gentilcore
Anytime, Anywhere: 4 Minimalist Hinge Variations — Timothy Bell, Breaking Muscle
Technique Tuesday: 3 Common Overhead Press Mistakes — Tony Bonvechio
Diet vs. Habit Based Nutritional Coaching — Stevan Freeborn, TonyGentilcore.com
Scientists Just Found That Red Meat Causes Cancer… Or Did They? — Kamal Patel, Examine.com
Eric Helms & Protein: A Research Review — Menno Henselmans
10 Ways to Get the Most Nutrients From Your Food — Lee Helland, Precision Nutrition
How To Eat Right For Your Age. Fitness And Nutrition Strategies For Your 20s Through To Your 80s. — Krista Scott-Dixon, Precision Nutrition
5 Reasons You’re Not Building Muscle — Garrett Hayden, JMax Fitness
Build a Brick House Backside with RDLs — Nick Tumminello, T-Nation
You Don’t Know How To Curl — Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
The 4 Best Recovery Methods You’re Not Using — John Rusin, T-Nation
Do Pull-Throughs For Stronger Squats And A Great Butt — Tony Gentilcore, T-Nation
The Best Meal Plan For Weight Loss: Your Comprehensive Guide — Jordan Syatt
NEAT Tricks To Burn More Fat Without Dieting — Tom Venuto
How Many Calories Are in a Pound of Body Fat? — Hrefna Palsdottir, Authority Nutrition