From Jon: Each Sunday The PTDC 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 do so via The PTDC Article Submission Form.
The Top Article of the Week
“I barely eat anything and I just can’t lose weight! There is something wrong with my metabolism, or I clearly have a hormone problem.”
If you’re a seasoned trainer, you’ve heard this line countless times. If you’re new to the game…well get ready for it; you’re going to hear it. How will you respond? A bad trainer decides that his clients are liars. All of them. Every single client he’s ever worked with is a pathological liar, because science. A good trainer educates his clients, and then works with them to figure out exactly how they might be over-consuming. Be a good trainer. Be like Adam Ali.
Tips for Client-Centered Coaching — Todd Bumgardner, Robertson Training Systems
The 7 Most Common Dumbest Exercises — Nick Tumminello
Tip: Stop Doing the Standing Hamstring Stretch — John Rusin, T-Nation
The Online Training Bullshit Detector™ — Eric Bach
Should Your Clients Be Doing the Olympic Lifts? — Eric Bach
The Importance of the Lats in the Deadlift — Greg Nuckols
When to “Fix” Someone’s Squat — Tony Gentilcore
What Difference Does Periodization Make When Comparing Lower and Higher Rep Ranges for Strength and Hypertrophy? — Lawrence Judd, Shredded by Science
Bench Press Technique: How To Not Hand-Off Like A Jackass — Tony Gentilcore
Your Nutrition Tracker is Lying to You and What to Do About It — David Dellanave
Will a High-Protein Diet Harm Your Health? The Real Story on the Risks (and Rewards) of Eating More Protein — Helen Kollias, Precision Nutrition
Surviving The Dr. Oz Diet (And Other Fad Advice) — John Berardi
The Fallacy of Supplements — Eric Stevens, Breaking Muscle
How to Train for Non-Stop Muscle Growth — Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
The Science of Blood Flow Restriction Training — Zach Long
Bodybuilding: A Reality Check — Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
Technique Tuesday: SSB Exercises for Lower Body Hypertrophy — Tony Bonvechio
Why Did I Gain Weight on the Pill, If the Research Says That Shouldn’t Happen? — Brooke Kalanick, Girls Gone Strong
How Much Hunger is Acceptable When Dieting? — Tara Senic