The Top Article of the Week

The Game Changers Documentary Scientific Review -- Menno Henselsmans,

With yet another nutrition-centric documentary—Game Changers—going viral, you'll likely start getting questions from clients about whether they should start eating a vegan or vegetarian diet.

In this week's top article, Menno Henselsmans looks at the objective data behind whether plant-based protein is actually best for our health and performance.


General Health

Should You Quit Drinking Diet Soda? -- Clint Carter, Precision Nutrition

How to Make Life More Pleasurable -- David Cain, Raptitude

What You Need to Know to Start Working Out After 50 -- Mindith Rahmat, Breaking Muscle

Early Movers: Can an Active Pregnancy Influence Baby's Neuromuscular Development? -- Linda May, ACSM

The Effect of Social Media on Kids' Snack Choices -- Alexandra Williams, NASM


Fat Loss

Self-Talk and Fat Loss: 25 Ways to Reframe for Results -- Mike Howard, Lean Minded

I'm Really Sorry About Your Calories -- Jason Leenaarts, Revolution Fitness and Therapy

Why You Can't Out Train a Poor Diet: A Simple Explanation -- Patrick Jennings,

5 Tips to Avoid Screwing Up Your Bulking Plans -- Bryan Krahn,

Nutrition for Travel: What You Need to Know -- James Morehen, Science for Sport


Strength Training

Strength Training vs. The Menstrual Cycle: What Do We Know? -- Angie Hurley, JK Conditioning

Tip: A Great Reason to Do Whole-Body Workouts -- TC Luoma, T Nation

Top 5 Exercises to Keep Your Spine Healthy -- Tyrel Detweiler, Elite FTS

6 Ways to Upgrade Your Back Workout -- Lee Boyce, T Nation

How to Set Up the Landmine Press Effectively -- Mike Robertson, Robertson Training Systems


Seven Tips to Improve Your Personal Trainer Bio (with Examples) -- Karen Laing, the PTDC

The Biggest Mistake in Program Design -- Kevin Neeld,

The NASM-CPT Podcast: Exercise Programming and Periodization -- Rick Richey, NASM

Do You Know What You Really Want -- Carmen Ohling,

How to Be Patient in an Impatient World -- Mark Manson,