Making Progression Through Strength

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Strategies in Addressing Knee Pain: Part 1

Strategies in Addressing Knee Pain: Part 1

Let’s face it: the muscles of the lower body get WORKED on a daily basis. Whether or not you are an elite athlete or an average Joe (or Jane) riding the keyboard, your quads, hamstrings, and glutes are carrying a lot of stress and tension. […]

Deadlifts > Everything

Deadlifts > Everything

The deadlift is one of the best exercises of all time! As a matter of fact, if I had to choose one exercise to perform for the rest of my life, it would definitely be the barbell deadlift. My job as a strength & conditioning specialist […]

January Highly Recommended Reading

January Highly Recommended Reading

Every month I will be posting a list of articles relevant to the longevity of health, fitness, training, and nutrition. There are so many things I want to read but can’t keep up with so I’ll share the ones I have read with you. My MacBook, iPad, and iPhone will collectively have about 25 to 30 tabs open between all three devices at any given time because I find an interesting study or article but won’t have the time to read it! Again, if you’re into health and fitness you should definitely give these a read to expand your knowledge especially as some are currently popular topics in the industry. I guarantee you’ll learn something new!

In no particular order:

  1. Detox diets & juice cleanses: Could they make you more toxic? by Ryan Andrews of Precision Nutrition
  2. 11 Reasons People Think Calories Don’t Count — And Why They’re Wrong by Armi Legge of Evidence Magazine
  3. 5 Things You Should Do Everyday  by Bret Contreras, CSCS
  4. Low Carb Diets and Building Muscle: Why It’s Difficult and How to Make It Work  featuring Adam Bornstein, Alan Aragon MS, and Brad Schoenfeld, PhD
  5. Does training to muscular failure lead to greater hypertrophy? by Chris Beardsley
  6. An Ode to Nutrient Timing by Jose Antonio PhD, FISSN, FNSCA, CSCS
  7. What is a Pre-Workout and Why Would I Want One? by Dr. Spencer Nadolsky featured on Dynamic Duo Training
  8. Metabolic Burnout Discussion with Will Brink