The Top Article of the Week

We’ve Told 100,000 Clients There Are no Bad Foods. Here's Why We’re Not About to Stop. -- Brian St. Pierre, Precision Nutrition

As professionals, we know it's not the occasional milkshake or candy bar that's stopping our clients from reaching their goals. In fact, including their favorite indulgences may just make them more successful.

In this week's top article, Brian St. Pierre uses Precision Nutrition's very large client base to explain how we can help our clients overcome their beliefs about "good" and "bad" foods.

General Health

How to Handle Judgmental or Negative Friends and Family -- Jill Coleman,

The Post-Surgical Knee: The Stability and Proprioception Rebuild -- Noel FitzGibbon, Elite FTS

Five Steps for a Distraction “Detox" -- Martin Rooney, Training for Warriors

How Diet Influences Heart Disease Risk -- Alan Flanagan, Sigma Nutrition

“How Often Should I Do This?” How to Answer the Homework Question -- Dean Somerset,


Fat Loss

Nine Ways to Know You Should Stop Focusing on Fat Loss -- Nia Shanks,

Five Reasons You’re Doing Everything Right and not Losing Weight -- Esther Avant,

If the Microbiome Is So Important, Why Mess with It? -- Yoni Freedhoff, Weighty Matters

Mitch’s Super-Duper Dining Out Guide -- Mitch Calvert,


Strength Training

How to Fix the Top Four Mistakes Beginners Make When Starting a Fitness Program -- Shane McLean,

How to Modify a Bootcamp Class for Pregnant Women -- Marika Hart, Girls Gone Strong

The Best Strength Training Method of All Time -- Christian Thibaudeau, T Nation

Squats vs. Hip Thrusts for Glute Growth: Which Is Better? -- Menno Henselmans,

The Top 22 Kettlebell Swing Variations for Power, Strength, and Performance -- Marcus Martinez,


How to Avoid Pitfalls with Exercise Selection and Progression -- Bobby Fisk, Elite FTS

Survivorship Bias in Fitness -- Bryan Krahn,

Five Things I Learned in the Transition from Intern to Strength Coach -- Brady Purdin, Elite FTS

How to Help Deskbound Clients Thrive -- Shirley Archer, NASM