From Jon: Each Sunday thePTDC will publishing a list of the top articles from around the web in 5 different categories: bodybuilding, general health, fat loss, strength training, and nutrition.
We scan the net, but if you’d like to submit your article for consideration, please send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Choice for the Article of the Week
William Banting has been hailed in low-carb circles as one of the first preachers of the low-carb lifestyle. He did, after all, claim to have lost about 50 pounds on a low-carb meal plan. But was his diet really “low-carb”? Or was it really just low calorie? Leigh Peele looks at the math behind Banting’s self-reported meal plan, ultimately using Banting’s example to guide us toward smarter analysis of anecdotal evidence.
My Case For The Heels Elevated Squat — Lee Boyce (Our choice for Bodybuilding article of the week)
Build Muscle With Heavy Singles – Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
Advanced 21s for Hypertrophy – Nick Tumminello, T-Nation
Is Muscle Soreness an Indicator of a Good Workout? – Harold Gibbons
Find Your Fight – Nate Miyaki, T-Nation (Our choice for General Health article of the week)
3 Ways to Open Up Your Hips – Eric Wong, JasonFerrugia.com
You’re Not Good Enough to Be Disappointed – James Clear
How the Mighty Ducks Will Make You a Better Person – Steve, NerdFitness
8 Natural Ways to Fuel Your Energy Level Through the Day — Katie Chasey, Breaking Muscle
How Much Protein Do You Need to Maintain Muscle Mass While Dieting? — Armi Legge, Impruvism (Our choice for Fat Loss article of the week)
In Defense of Alcohol: Why Drinking is “Good for You” and How to Not Get Fat from It — Pat Flynn, Breaking Muscle
5 Things You Should Do Every Day – Bret Contreras (Our choice for Strength Training article of the week)
Best Exercise in Ever: Cossack Squat – Dean Somerset
DEFICIT DEADLIFTS – WHAT, WHY, WHEN, WHERE, AND HOW — Greg Robins, The Strength House
Training with Purpose: Individualization — Gabriel Naspinski, Elitefts
Rethinking Bilateral Training – Kevin Neeld, Strengthcoach.com
Do Carbs Kill Your Brain? — Chris Kresser (Our choice for Nutrition article of the week)
4 Bad Justifications For Detoxing — Mike Howard, BurntheFatBlog.com
Grass-fed Butter is a Superfood For The Heart — Kris Gunnars, Authority Nutrition