The Top Article of the Week

Training to Get Strong Isn't Dangerous, Being Weak Is Dangerous -- Jason Brown,

Oddly enough, training for strength and training for health tend to be two unrelated subjects in many clients' (and even trainers') minds.

Should a client solely interested in improving their health avoid the heavy weights? Is building strength not essential for health?

In this week's top article, Jason Brown explores how to help your clients build the strength necessary to function safely, and maximize their quality of life.


General Health

What I Learned When I Actually Read that New BMJ Breakfast Study -- Reijo Laatikainen, Weighty Matters

Modern Thinking Is Getting Happiness All Wrong. Here's Why. -- Pat Flynn, Chronicles of Strength

The Sleep Tip You Should Never Give a Client (And 5 Others You Should) --Mike T. Nelson, the PTDC

The 3 Most Important Things I Learned the Day I Nearly Killed a Client -- Ethan Halfhide, Panacea Fit


Fat Loss

"Why Can't I Lose Weight?" Great Question. Here's the Truth. -- Steve Kamb, Nerd Fitness

The Many Ways Bad Sleep Makes You Fat! -- Frank Lipman, Be Well

The Definitive Diet Guide that Works – for Seniors Too -- John Falkinder, Steam Train Fitness


Strength Training

Excelling at Single-Leg Deadlifts: What You Need to Know -- Meghan Callaway, MC Fitness

Deadlift More Weight Today, Safely: 5 Fast Fixes -- Lee Boyce, T Nation

Why You Should Stop Belly Breathing -- Mike Robertson, Robertson Training Systems

6 Random Thoughts on Programming and Coaching Young Athletes -- Mike Robertson, Robertson Training Systems