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The Top Article of the Week

How Low-Carb Diets Actually Work -- Aadam Ali, Physiqonomics

With keto diets all the rage right now, you're likely to encounter a client or two who's curious about trying a low-carb diet.

In this week's top article, Aadam Ali lays out three reasons why low-carb diets lead to weight loss that aren't actually about the carbs.


General Health

Stress: The Silent Killer of Health and Performance -- Kevin Masson, drjohnrusin.com

Mobility Exercises for Desk Dwellers: Exercises for the Office or Cubicle -- Angie Hurley, JK Conditioning

Tips to Incorporate Mindful Breaks from Technology -- Dana Bender, NASM

The Only Dependable Source of Happiness -- David Cain, Raptitude

Fat Loss

The Secret Exercise to Drop Fat and Boost Performance -- Taylor Simon, coachtaylorsimon.ca

The Emotional Experience of High Intensity Exercise -- Harold Gibbons, haroldgibbins.com


Strength Training

Add Tempo to Your Training to Optimize Performance -- Emily Beers, Breaking Muscle

5 Awesome Exercises for the Hips -- Meghan Callaway, Meghan Callaway Fitness

7 Steps to Barbell Etiquette -- Emily Beers, Breaking Muscle

Why You Should Close Your Eyes When Lifting -- Hayden Perno, haydenperno.com

30 Days of Shoulders: 1-10 -- Tony Gentilcore, T Nation


Advice to New Strength Coaches: Entitlement Will Kill You -- Erica Suter, ericasuter.com