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
She hates the gym. He’s coping with MS. She’s struggling with exhaustion and depression so consuming that getting dressed is sometimes an accomplishment.
What do you with the clients who are “difficult”, the ones who aren’t already health-minded, the ones who aren’t pursuing grand physique goals? This week, Krista Scott-Dixon has five immediately actionable approaches for helping you not only get results for these clients but for becoming a genuinely better coach by doing so.
5 Ways Trainers Need to Improve — Nick Tumminello, T-Nation
Understanding Mobility — Dean Somerset
The 2-Day IT Band Cure — Andrew Read, DrJohnRusin.com
3 Reasons We Don’t Offer Free Consultations — Pete Dupuis
Armor Your Back Against Age and Injury — Andrew Read, Breaking Muscle
Trainer Critique Live 2: The Deadlift — Melissa Edmonds with Tony Gentilcore and Jordan Syatt
4 Ways Hypermobile Clients Can Improve Their Training — Laura Canteri, EricCressey.com
How to Develop Rotational Power — Kennet Waale, Bach Performance
Tip: Do Crunches, But Follow This Rule — Joseph Brigley, T-Nation
How Many Calories Should You Consume in a Deload? — Steve Hall
The Yolk’s on You: 2 Eggs Myths You Need to Bust for Better Health — Cassandra Forsythe, Girls Gone Strong
Low-Carb/Ketogenic Diets and Exercise Performance — Rudy Mawer, Authority Nutrition
Can We Predict Muscle Growth? — Greg Nuckols
What You Don’t Know About Training Delts — Adam Bentley, T-Nation
Then vs. Now: Learning Lessons from a Bikini Competitor — Stephanie Dorworth, SoheeFit.com
In Defense of Exercise Machines — Eric and Ryan Johnson, Roman Fitness Systems
Everything We Know About Muscle Building is Wrong with Dr. Brad Schoenfeld — Brad Dieter & Brad Schoenfeld, Eat to Perform
Should You Do a “Rapid Fat Loss” Protocol? — Jason Helmes
Do You Deserve It: The Ugly Truth About Getting the Body You Want — Andrew Ferreira, Show Me Strength
Dieter’s Guide to the Weekend (Part 1) — Jonny Watson, Propane Fitness
This is Why You Get Fat Eating Healthy — Mike Samuels
Tip: Be Inefficient to Lose Fat — Dan John, T-Nation