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
With the release of Eric Cressey’s new High Performance Handbook this week, there was no shortage of awesome blog posts from him. In this guest post, Eric touches on ways to use bands to train power safely and effectively while reducing the risk of injury. Included is a clip of Eric explaining the Absolute Strength- Absolute Speed continuum. If you haven’t seen this before, you are missing out… so you’re welcome!
What Women Need to Know About Growth Hormone (and How to Maximize It) – Vanessa Bennington, Breaking Muscle (Our choice for bodybuilding article of the week)
Embrace the Suck – Chris Shugart, T-Nation
How to Increase Cell Volume for Fast Muscle Growth – Bill Willis, T-Nation
5 Workouts for Non-Responsive Biceps – Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
The Hardgainer Myth – Sweat Like a Pig
Fitness taglines and trends: What’s the real message? – Julia Ladewski (Our choice for general health article of the week)
Walking for Health and Fitness. Yes, Walking – Go Kaleo
Why You Must Not Stretch Hypermobile Clients – Eric Cressey, PTDC
4 Videos to Help You be Strong, Mobile, and Injury-Free – Donnie Thompson, Breaking Muscle
9 Reasons Fat Loss is Always Slower Than You’d Like – Armi Legge, Impruvism (Our choice for fat loss article of the week)
Be careful with the “I’m fat” comments – Elsbeth Vaino
If You Could Only Do One Lift – Bret Contreras (Our choice for strength training article of the week)
Meathead Mobility-How to Warmup in 12 Minutes of Less – Molly Galbraith
Thoughts on Hamstring Injuries – David Plum
At the End of the Day – Dan Fosselman, Elitefts.com
The Law of First Bites – Neghar Fonooni, GGS (Our choice for nutrition article of the week)
Harmful or Harmless: Soy Lecithin – Chris Kresser
Consumed By Food… – Amy Kubal, RobWolff.com
How Much Water Should You Drink Per Day – Kris Gunnars, Authority Nutrition