Category Archives: Good Reads for the Week

Good Reads


Hi Fitness Friends,

Here are links to some articles you might want to check out:

Force Vector Training

Some of my readers will recognize THIS article. I wrote it several years ago, but I decided to update and revamp for the NSCA so they could share it on their site.

Coregasm Survey Results

Dean Somerset and I posted a survey several months ago. HERE are the results which are quite intriguing.

Personal Training Quarterly

The latest PTQ issue is out, and it includes information on foot pronation solutions, budgeting for the PT, nutrition for the PT, HIIT, complex training, motivating clients, carbohydrates, and lunge variations. Click HERE to access PTQ 1.3 (must be an NSCA member).

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Skewed Views of Science

I’d like for you to take ten minutes of your time today to watch this video. My friend Charles Staley sent this my way, and it’s excellent. It’s almost as if the person who created this video did so specifically for the strength & conditioning industry. I wish that more of the top fitness professionals understood the information contained in this video, if so we’d be in a much better position to cooperate and progress as a field.

Good Reads: Chris Beardsley Biomechanics and Sports Science Articles

Chris Beardsley has been on an absolute terror lately, cranking out one excellent blogpost after another. Chris is the best in the field at what he does!

Click HERE to subscribe to his monthly newsletter (where he links all of his new posts).

Below are links to his posts from the past couple of months:

Strength and Conditioning Research Review Posts

Is your training approach evidence-based? The biomechanical principles of resistance training How is ballistic training different from traditional resistance training?

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Good Reads and Updates

Just wanted to provide a quick update to everyone and link some good reads as there are so damn many each week that I stumble upon but I assume you’re checking my friend Ben Bruno’s blog every week as he provides weekly updates for good reads and views. Before I get started, I thought I’d embed this inspiring picture. What’s your excuse?

1. TNation Article

It’s been a while since I wrote a TNation article and I finally put together a bunch of studies and thoughts and submitted it to them last night. In fact I’m going to do this regularly since the information will reach a wide variety of coaches, trainers, and lifters. There’s always great stuff coming out in the research each month and I’m happy to be able to share with you the most interesting findings.

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