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
Randy Moss’s binge drinking. ManBearPig. The United Atheist Alliance. Black Friday. No lie — according to Armi Legge, these are all examples of fat loss lessons to be learned from South Park. And while the spirit of this piece might be entertaining, the message — that fat loss success is no different than success in any part of life — is quite serious.
Building a Superhuman Core — Tony Gentilcore, T-Nation (Our choice for Bodybuilding article of the week)
How to diet to single-digit bodyfat — Yusef, Propane Fitness
The Belt and the Deadlift — Mark Rippetoe, T-Nation
The Best Exercises. Period. — Christian Thibaudeau, T-Nation
5 Things that are Holding Your Squat Back — Chad Smith, JTS Strength
15 Common Mobility Mistakes – Eric Cressey, thePTDC.com (Our choice for General Health article of the week)
Becoming Wolverine: How to Recover Faster and Never Get Hurt Again — Jason Fitzgerald, Nerd Fitness
The 10 Commandments of Fitness and Wellness — Eric C. Stevens, Breaking Muscle
Considerations in Athletic Performance Enhancement Training: Overhead Weight Room Exercises — Robert A. Panariello, BretContreras.com
What the Number On the Scale Really Means: A Primer On Weight Fluctuations — Richard Talens, Greatist.com (Our choice for Fat Loss article of the week)
Does Hydroxycut Really Work For Weight Loss? An Objective Look — Kris Gunnars, Authority Nutrition
Direct Calf Training — Matt Mills, Lift Big Eat Big
Chest Supported Row “Countdowns” — Ben Bruno
Why All Runners Should Strength Train — Jason Fitzgerald, Greatist.com
3 Reasons You Aren’t Getting Any Stronger — Lauren Beasley, Breaking Muscle
Why You Don’t Really Need a Post-Workout Protein Shake — Eirik Garnas, BretContreras.com (Our choice for Nutrition article of the week)
Is Dairy Bad For You, or Good? The Milky, Cheesy Truth — Kris Gunnars, Authority Nutrition
Are You Falling for These Food Label Lies? — Rick Kaselj
Effortless Eating: Nutrition Made Simple — Neghar Fonooni