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
You’ve clicked on this post, which means you care about getting better. You care about expanding your exercise science and nutrition knowledge in order to provide your clients with the best possible results. That’s awesome and commendable.
This week’s top article reminds us, however, that what matters to us and what matters to our clients are sometimes very different things. Stuart Aitken outlines the coaching mindset necessary to create a positive experience with your clients, keep them long-term, and establish your successful career in the fitness industry.
What Should a Personal Trainer Look Like? — James Harris
What’s the Difference Between a Professional Fitness Coach and Personal Trainer? — Kevin Mullins, The PTDC
Eliminate Cranky Knees & Ankle Mobility Restrictions — Matthew Ibrahim, DrJohnRusin.com
Cryotherapy and Exercise Recovery: Part 1 — Tavis Bruce, EricCressey.com
A Roadmap and Gameplan for Your Next Weightlifting Meet — Mike Dewar, Breaking Muscle
One Weird Trick: Installment 9 – Wrapping the Barbell in the Bench Press — Miguel Aragoncillo
The Over Warm-Up: And How It Can Help You Lift More Weight — Tony Gentilcore
Technique Tuesday: Should Powerlifters Use the Landmine Press? — Tony Bonvechio
5 Ways to Avoid Deadlift Hitching — Tony Bonvechio
Not Afraid of the Big Bad Carb — Neghar Fonooni
Fresh vs. Frozen Fruit and Vegetables – Which are Healthier? — Mary Jane Brown, PhD, RD
Arm Training For Maximal Muscle Growth — Ian Padron, DrJohnRusin.com
Just Want to Look Good? Why Your Gym Numbers Still Matter — Andrew Heming
What Does Being Bodybuilding Stage-Lean Really Feel Like? — Peter Fitschen, Healthy Living Heavy Lifting
Low Tech Hamstring Curls — Dean Somerset
5 Reasons You’re Counting Macros and Not Losing Fat — Jason Helmes
The Lifter’s Guide to Sprinting — Eric Brown, T-Nation
Planning a Successful Fat Loss Phase — Danny Kennedy, Healthy Living Heavy Lifting