The Top Article of the Week

How to Communicate Clearly to Potential Clients -- Tyrel Detweiler, Elite FTS

What is it exactly that you do?

In this week's top article, Tyrel Detweiler explains why a clear and concise answer to that question is critical for your success in the fitness industry.


General Health

10 Commandments of Training for Longevity -- Robert Linkul,

Behavior Change Science: Help Clients Stick with Their Program -- Maria Luque, NASM

Yes, You Need to Detox. (No, Not That Kind of Detox) -- Jason Leenaarts, Revolution Fitness & Therapy

The Nature of Adapting: The Link Between Your Muscles and Your Mind -- Erin Murray, Pure Performance Training

An Open Letter to Strong Female Athletes -- Erica Suter,


Fat Loss

Five Fundamentals to Get a Diet on Track -- Hayden Perno,

Detoxes, Cleanses, and 30-Day Challenges: How to Turn a Quick-Fix Diet into Transformation Gold -- Emily Beers and Julia Malacoff, Precision Nutrition

Tip: Your Wife Is Making You Fat -- Chris Shugart, T Nation

A Daily 6-Exercise Circuit for Youth Development -- Shane Trotter, Breaking Muscle

Tip: Do Sprint Snacks to Build Conditioning -- TC Luoma, T Nation


Strength Training

Fear of Muscle: What Women Need to Know -- Charles Staley, T Nation

5 Repeated Effort Method Principles to Master -- Seth Albersworth, Elite FTS

Zero to Hero: How to Make That Strict Pull-Up -- Emily Beers, Breaking Muscle

5 Resistance Band Exercises for the Lower Body -- Meghan Callaway, Meghan Callaway Fitness

Tip: Pause Squats for a Healthier Spine -- TJ Kuster, T Nation


What I've Learned from the Mistakes I've Made as a Trainer -- Matt Mills, Elite FTS