From Jon: Each Sunday thePTDC publishes 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
Lets just face the facts – shoulders suck. At some point in our lifting career almost all of us will face some sort of shoulder injury. For the lucky few they will be minor, while the rest of us will not be as lucky. Understanding how to fix, prevent and work around these injuries is important to our training. Check out this great article by Christian Finn where he gives great training advice to keep your shoulders (or boulders in some cases) healthy and strong!
P90X and Muscle Confusion: The Truth – Charles Staley (Our choice for bodybuilding article of the week)
Tales From the Dork Side: Protein Pixie Dust – Bryan Krahn
Unsexy Training Methods Take Manhattan: I am not afraid to lift weights – Artemis Scantalides (Our choice for general health article of the week)
Glute Activation – Quinn Henoch, JTS Strength
Remain Underground – Bryan Krahn
Stay Lean Without Tracking Your Calories Or Macros In 4 Easy Steps – Armi Legge, NiaShanks.com (Our choice for fat loss article of the week)
Do You Really Have a Damaged Metabolism – Tara Senic
Why Are We Fat? – Adam Bornstein
The Death of Steady State Cardio – Rachel Cosgrove
The Exercise Hierarchy of Effectivity – Alexander Cortes (Our choice for strength training article of the week)
Advice From a Former College Baseball Player: What If? – James Cerbie
7 Exercises to Optimize Shoulder Health With Kettlebells – Scott Iardella
Benching From the Bottom Up – Mike Tuchscherer
11 Universal Truths in Nutrition That People Actually Agree on – Kris Gunnars (Our choice for nutrition article of the week)
Eating Clean vs. Orthorexia – TC Luma
Skipping breakfast: Will it really make you fat? – Helen Kollias