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
Wanting to improve the way you look is a legitimate driver of weight loss for many, however the health benefits are far more vast.
While we know that fat shaming has the opposite to the desired effect, we should encourage weight loss for positive reasons. In this week’s top pick, James Heathers from Precision Nutrition explains five major motivations and connotations of reducing body weight.
10 Ways to Be A Better Human in 2016 — Bryan Krahn
The Unpossible And New Years Resolution Hipsters — Tanner Baze
A Tale Of Motivation: Why I Am Risking My Entire Net Worth — Mike Vacanti
This is My Body — Molly Galbraith
Cardio To Improve Muscle And Strength Development — Marc Lewis
The World’s Simplest Front Squat Progression — Eric Bach
Layering The Kettlebell Swing — Tony Gentilcore
Loaded Carries For Strength – Ross Enamait
Detox Diets 101: Do These “Cleanses” Really Work — Adda Bjarnadottir, Authority Nutrition
Carbs: The Training Fuel — Dr. Mike Israetel, Juggernaut Training Systems
Omega-3 Fatty Acids – The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide — Kris Gunnars
FLAWED: The Tom Brady and Giselle BÃ¼ndchen Diet Plan — Andy Bellatti, Born Fitness
Are You Falling for Today’s Biggest Nutrition Fad? — Andrew Heming
Intensity = Lift More Weight NOT Lift Weight More — Mike Sheridan, TonyGentilcore.com
The Pros and Cons of Percentage Training — Tony Gentilcore, T-Nation
The Definitive Guide To Supersets — Mike Samuels, Healthy Living, Heavy Lifting
Tip: Do High-Rep Plate Raises For Traps — Paul Carter, T-Nation
The Priorities of Dieting (In ORDER) — John Romaniello
A Calorie Is Sometimes Not A Calorie — Jade Teta, T-Nation
Is Following A Meal Plan Right For You? — Jen Comas
Weight Loss Rage Found — Kelly Coffey
“New Year, New You” – How To Set Up A Realistic And Sustainable, Fat-Loss Diet (Part 1) — Jonny Watson, Propane Fitness