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
IIFYM, “metabolic damage,” the c-word (you know, cardio?)… Jen Comas Keck tackles the confusing picture of fat loss and simplifies it, breaking down what works, what to expect (namely, a little hunger), and what shouldn’t happen when we are eating for fat loss.
The Glute Guy’s Secrets: The Art of Glute Building Part I – The First Session – Bret Contreras (Our choice for Bodybuilding article of the week)
Science of Lifting: Quick Thoughts, Part 3 – Brandon Patterson, Elitefts
The Myth of Female Specific Training – Tony Gentilcore
Squats for Those Who Can’t Squat – Ben Bruno, T-Nation
Are You Dragonborn? The Dangerous Power of Words – Steve Kamb, Nerd Fitness (Our choice for General Health article of the week)
On WOD-Life Imbalance – Johnny Rooks, Tabata Times
Filling the Cracks in the Fitness Training Foundation – Derek, Smart Group Training
How to Attract More Females to Your Facility – Kat Whitfield, The PTDC
7 Things that Dieters Do that Lean People Don’t – Jill Coleman (Our choice for Fat Loss article of the week)
Why You Don’t See Results from Your Workouts (or Diet Plans) – Adam Bornstein
What Is the Value of Lifting “Heavy” If Someone’s Goal Is to Get Lean? – Tony Gentilcore
Weight Loss is Not a Behaviour! – Dr. Sharma
Ground-Based Core Training – Mike Robertson (Our choice for Strength Training article of the week)
7 Habits of Highly Effective Strength Athletes – Greg Nuckols, JTS
How to Improve Mobility for a Stronger Squat – Jordan Syatt
Training with Purpose: Possible, Useful, Appropriate – Gabriel Naspinksi, Elitefts
Your Problem With Sugar is THE Problem With Sugar – Joy Victoria (Not exactly from this week, but still our choice for Nutrition article of the week)
Why I Don’t Promote “Clean Eating” – Brandon Morrison, Lift Big Eat Big
Boosting recovery: Solutions to the most common recovery problems – Kurtis Frank, Precision Nutrition
How to Attract More Females to Your Facility – Kat Whitfield