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The Top Article of the Week
“You pull the dumbbell to your chest.” From the perspective of a novice trainee, there really isn’t more to a dumbbell row than that. They literally do not see all the intricacies in lumbar posture, thoracic rotation, and scapular mobility that we might, as experienced fitness professionals.
The beauty of exercise is that there is no one “right” way to do it. However, there is usually an ideal way for a particular client with a particular goal to perform a particular exercise. In this week’s top article, Nick Tumminello breaks down 8 common exercises and explains a better way to perform them for *most* fitness goals. Take a look and see which ones apply best to your clients.
Early Sport Specialization Is Killing The Health of Our Kids — Greg Schaible via Dr John Rusin
How To Train If You’re Dealing with Stress, Cortisol, or Adrenal Issues — Brooke Kalanick, Girls Gone Strong
How to Find Your Ideal Personal Training Clients — Eric Bach
Diastasis Recti: What Every Pregnant Woman Needs to Know — Adele Jones
The Dirty Truth Behind Posture, Pain & Performance — Mat Boule via Dr John Rusin
Should I Lift or Should I Sprint — The Case for Power — Cameron Josse, EliteFTS
A Better Lower Body Warm-Up: Hybrid Drills for the Win — Tony Gentilcore
4 Single-Leg Exercises You Definitely Haven’t Tried — Meghan Callaway, Girls Gone Strong
5 Exercises for a bigger bench (That don’t work your chest). — Kevin Mullins
Lessons Learned From A Year Of Bulking — Paul Thiel
Egg Whites Nutrition: High in Protein, Low in Everything Else — Helen West, Authority Nutrition
The Top 9 Nuts to Eat for Better Health — Dr. Ruairi Robertson, Authority Nutrition
If You Get Stronger Will You Always Get Bigger? — Tom Venuto
Build Great Glutes & Lats With Light Weight — Lee Boyce, T-Nation
Tip: Body Part Splits vs. Push-Pull — Eric Bach, T-Nation
What is the Best Rep Range for Muscle Strength and Size? — Brad Schoenfeld
Tip: 5 Ways to Make Bodybuilding Better — Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
Does Calorie Counting Work? A Critical Look — Alina Petre, Authority Nutrition
10 Mistakes Women Make With Diets — Dani Shugart, T-Nation
Carb Cycling: Eat What You Want, Build Muscle and Lose Fat…What?!! — Kyle Arsenault