Best of TFR’s Featured Fitness Content: Volume 35

For Volume 34 of The Fitness Resource’s ‘Featured Fitness Content’ click here.

PERSONAL TRAINING, COACHING, AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

6 Mistakes Trainers Make When Coaching Pregnant Clients By Jesse Mundell via Girls Gone Strong

Dumbbell Snatch Standards? By Mike Boyle

My Top 3 Reaching Core Training Exercises By Mike Robertson

 

WEIGHT LOSS, NUTRITION, AND GENERAL HEALTH

The Nintendo Switch and Four Lessons about Fitness By Jeremy Lau via HalevyLife

Where do cravings come from? By Stephan Guyenet via Examine

If Your Doctor Doesn’t Workout, It’s Time for a New One By Lee Boyce

 

STRENGTH TRAINING, POWERLIFTING, AND BODYBUILDING

BRAGG: 5 Tips for a Deadlift to Brag About By Karen Smith via Girls Gone Strong

Individual Differences in Squat Performance – Part 1 Mobility By Zach Long

The Real Truth About Leg Extensions By Mike Boyle

Trap Bar Deadlifts are Underrated By Greg Nuckols

Are Close Stance Squats Really More Quad-Dominant? By Greg Nuckols

 

MOTIVATION, BUSINESS, AND SUCCESS

Avoiding the good/great chasm By Seth Godin

5 Tips for Improved Client Relationships  By Brett Velon via Eric Cressey

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY, ALIGNMENT, AND INJURY PREVENTION

Why You Should Train Your Breathing for Better Movement By Dana Santas via Girls Gone Strong

The Best Mobility Technique You Are Not Using Zach Long

 

Affiliate Content

[TFR AFFILIATE] Prebiotics vs. Probiotics By Jesse Rodriguez via Ruthless Athletics

[TFR AFFILIATE] Strength Training Considerations for Youth Swimmers By John Matulevich via Ruthless Athletics

[TFR AFFILIATE] How Vitamins Affect Sports Performance By Jesse Rodriguez via Ruthless Athletics

Best of TFR’s Featured Fitness Content: Volume 34

For Volume 33 of The Fitness Resource’s ‘Featured Fitness Content’ click here.

PERSONAL TRAINING, COACHING, AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

6 Key Factors for Developing Pitchers By Eric Cressey

Why Functional Training Pushes Kids to Use Steroids By Mark Rippetoe via Starting Strength

Why Do We Test the 40-Yard Dash at the Combine? By Bryan Mann via EliteFTS

Overhead for Older Dudes & Dudettes By Dean Somerset

3 Tips to Make Your Bootcamps More Enjoyable and Badass By Frank Duffy via Tony Gentilcore

 

WEIGHT LOSS, NUTRITION, AND GENERAL HEALTH

Stop Trying To Hack Your Diet By Brad Borland via Breaking Muscle

Malnutrition masquerading as health; a modern problem. By Joy Victoria

Coconut water … overhyped and understudied? By Kamal Patel via Examine

Is Eating Raw Fish Safe and Healthy? By Atli Arnarson via Authority Nutrition

Can Beer Give You a Big Belly? By Helen West via Authority Nutrition

 

STRENGTH TRAINING, POWERLIFTING, AND BODYBUILDING

4 Crucial Components of a Massively Effective Strength Training Program  By Harold Gibbons via Mark Fisher Fitness

[PODCAST] Barbells vs Machines vs Everything Else By Mark Rippetoe via Starting Strength

Common Pull-Up Mistakes and How to Fix Them By Andrew Millett

3 Quick and Easy Mobility Drills to Prepare You for the Squat! By Andrew Millett

How Is Dave Tate Still Doing Dave Tate Things? By Dani Overcash via EliteFTS

 

MOTIVATION, BUSINESS, AND SUCCESS

Random Thoughts on Long-Term Fitness Industry Success – Installment 6 By Eric Cressey

How to Give Feedback Even if You Hate Conflict By Mark Fisher via Business for Unicorns

How to Create Powerful Systems to Grow Your Business By Michael Keeler via Business for Unicorns

4 Essential Steps to Learn or Improve Any Skill More Effectively By Jose Ramos via Addicted 2 Success

[PODCAST] Ideal Business Show – My Favorite Lessons By Pat Rigsby

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY, ALIGNMENT, AND INJURY PREVENTION

The Biggest Lies Your Doctor, Physical Therapist, and Chiropractor Have Told You By Zach Long

The “My Shoulder Hurts” Checklist By Tony Gentilcore

Making Sense of Exercise Contraindications By Eric Cressey

 

Research

Do Foam Rollers Actually Work? A Review of the Evidence via Healthy But Smart

Update: Green Tea Catechins By Kamal Patel via Examine

 

Affiliate Content

The 4 Most Effective Supplements for Swimmers By Gary John Mullen via Swimming Science

 

Best of TFR’s Featured Fitness Content: Volume 33

For Volume 32 of The Fitness Resource’s ‘Featured Fitness Content’ click here.

PERSONAL TRAINING, COACHING, AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

[INTERACTIVE QUIZ] Where do your fitness and nutrition coaching skills rank? By Krista Scott-Dixon via Precision Nutrition

Trap Bar Deadlifts are Underrated By Greg Nuckols

Crossfit Boxes NEED more of THIS! By Andrew Millett

Training Slow Won’t Make You Faster By Mischele Stevens via Breaking Muscle

Why Your Kids Should Be Lifting Weights By Mark Rippetoe via Starting Strength

 

 

WEIGHT LOSS, NUTRITION, AND GENERAL HEALTH

Why the “pause-button mentality” is ruining your health and fitness By John Berardi via Precision Nutrition

The Real Reason Why You’re Not Lean By Joe Ferraro via HalevyLife

Strong Hearts and Big Fat Lies By TC Luoma via T-Nation

Nutrition 101 – Understanding Macronutrients By Kim Lloyd

[INFOGRAPHIC] Good stress, bad stress. By Krista Scott-Dixon and Brian St Pierre via Precision Nutrition

 

STRENGTH TRAINING, POWERLIFTING, AND BODYBUILDING

Squat-Stance Deadlifts for Strength, Size, and Performance By Joel Seedman

5 Cues That Can Screw Up Your Lifting By Joe Schillero via EliteFTS

[VIDEO] Setting Up a Home Gym By Grant Brogg via Starting Strength

“I Foam Roll my Shoulders, but I Still Feel Tight.” By Andrew Millett

Progressive Overload Comes In Many Different Forms. Here Is A Simple But Innovative Strategy By Meghan Callaway

 

 

MOTIVATION, BUSINESS, AND SUCCESS

[VIDEO] How To Add Nutrition Coaching To Your Business. Via Precision Nutrition

[VIDEO] Legal Issues in Strength Coaching, Part 2 With Brodie Butland via Starting Strength

What Kind Of Substitute Teacher is Your Fitness “Classroom” Prepared to Employ? By Pete Dupuis

 

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY, ALIGNMENT, AND INJURY PREVENTION

Use This Drill To Fix Flat Feet and Ankle Pronation By Joel Seedman

15 Tips For Athletes with Ankle Pain By Gary John Mullen via COR Physical Therapy

Training with Shoulder Pain By Zach Long

What Exactly Is a SLAP Tear? Top 5 Things You Need to Know About a Superior Labral Lesion By Mike Reinold

Shoulder Taps as an Assessment By Erson Religioso

 

 

Best of TFR’s Featured Fitness Content: Volume 32

For Volume 31 of The Fitness Resource’s ‘Featured Fitness Content’ click here.

PERSONAL TRAINING, COACHING, AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Random Thoughts on Long-Term Fitness Industry Success – Installment 5 By Eric Cressey

A Peak into My Assessment Process By Tony Gentilcore

New Year’s Resolution Series: How To Set Goals You’ll Achieve, Part 1 By Sean Hyson via Onnit

[VIDEO] Assessing Leg vs Back Strength in the Squat via Juggernaut Training Systems

Tip: Stretch This Muscle and Feel Awesome By Mike Sheridan via T-Nation

 

WEIGHT LOSS, NUTRITION, AND GENERAL HEALTH

12 Overlooked Foods You Should Be Eating via T-Nation

Weight Loss Isn’t a Race By Dean Somerset

Testosterone Week: A Short Primer on How T Is Made via Art of Manliness

[PODCAST] StarTalk: The Science of Fitness, with Terry Crews Hosted by Neil DeGrasse Tyson with Terry Crews

The 8 Most Common Food Allergies By Helen West via Authority Nutrition

 

 

STRENGTH TRAINING, POWERLIFTING, AND BODYBUILDING

Ugly Ab Training By Christian Thibaudeau via T-Nation

Getting Your Weight Back on the Deadlift: A Simple Trick By Tony Gentilcore

Strength Development for Weightlifting  By Colin Burns via Juggernaut Training Systems

[PODCAST] The JuggLife: Top 10 Strength Feats of All-Time via Juggernaut Training Systems

Tip: Most Common Pull-Up Mistake By Joel Seedman via T-Nation

 

MOTIVATION, BUSINESS, AND SUCCESS

I Don’t Work on Thursdays By Dean Somerset

5 Reasons Why Success Is Always About Personal Responsibility  By Brooke Davis via Addicted 2 Success

5 Things I Learned Hanging Out With 12 Multi Millionaires  By Mourad Tellab via Addicted 2 Success

[PODCAST] Ideal Business Show with Scott Rawcliffe Hosted by Pat Rigsby with Scott Rawcliffe

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY, ALIGNMENT, AND INJURY PREVENTION

Is There Really IT Band Friction Syndrome in Runners?  By Bill Hartman via IFAST

[PODCAST] The Jugglife: Working Around Injuries via Juggernaut Training Systems

Isometrics for Improving Range Of Motion By Dean Somerset

Hamstring Strains: Training Modifications and Corrections By Quinn Henoch via Juggernaut Training Systems

Avoid Shoulder Injury By Strengthening The Rotator Cuff By Levi Harrison via Breaking Muscle

 

RESEARCH

5 Key Nutrition Lessons We Learned in 2016 By Kamal Patel via Examine

Best of TFR’s Featured Fitness Content: Volume 31

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PERSONAL TRAINING, COACHING, AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

[VIDEO] Fine-tuning the 1-arm Prone Trap Raise With Nancy Newell

Programming for Speed and Power By Ashley Jones via EliteFTS

[PODCAST] Physical Preperation with Garrison Draper Hosted by Mike Robertson with Garrison Draper

 

WEIGHT LOSS, NUTRITION, AND GENERAL HEALTH

Why You May Want to Weigh Yourself Every Day https://authoritynutrition.com/daily-weighing/ By Adda Bjarnadottir via Athority Nutrition

3 Tips for Successful Dieting By Nick Shaw via Juggernaut Training Systems

I’d love to get started… By Krista Scott-Dixon via Precision Nutrition

Doing “Everything Right” and still not losing weight? By Jade Teta via Metabolic Effect

15 Science-Based Benefits of Vitamin D By Alina Petre via Authority Nutrition

 

STRENGTH TRAINING, POWERLIFTING, AND BODYBUILDING

A Very Challenging Overhead Carrying Exercise You Might Not Have Seen Before By Meghan Callaway

4 Squat Variations You Should Try ASAP By Mike Robertson

[VIDEO] Squat School: Episode 3 Via Juggernaut Training Systems

10 Overlooked Reasons Why Every Woman Should Strength Train By Nia Shanks

[VIDEO] Should You Arch Your Back When You Bench Press? By Steve Goggins via EliteFTS

 

MOTIVATION, BUSINESS, AND SUCCESS

The Top 6 Things You Need to Know to Start a Successful Business By Denise Damijo via Addicted2Success

Is Perfectionism Your Greatest Motivator or Your Biggest Enemy? By Lisa Lewis via GirlsGoneSTRONG

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY, ALIGNMENT, AND INJURY PREVENTION

[BEST POST OF 1/13] Sleeping Positions: A Discussion of Pros & Cons By Quinn Henoch via Juggernaut Training Systems

The 4 Best “Foam Rolling” Drills That Actually Work By John Rusin

6 Mandatory Exercises to Prevent Injuries By Alexander Nurse via John Rusin

[VIDEO] #AskMikeReinold #50: Certifications for New Grads, Shoulder Biomechanics, & Chronic Pain With Mike Reinold

I Can’t Touch A Barbell Without Hurting: Train or Take Time Off? By Dani Overcash via EliteFTS

 

RESEARCH

[RESEARCH] Modern hunter-gatherers show value of exercise Via Science Daily

 

Affiliate Content

Shoulder Internal Rotation for Swimmers: Part I By Allan Phillips via Swimming Science

Best of TFR’s Featured Fitness Content: Volume 30

For Volume 29 of The Fitness Resource’s ‘Featured Fitness Content’ click here.

PERSONAL TRAINING, COACHING, AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

17 Ways To Make Your Program Better in ’17 By Chris Fore

A Quick Lesson In Adaptation: The Importance Of Variety By Charles Staley via TFT Group

Random Thoughts on Sports Performance – Installment 25 By Eric Cressey

Mental Illness and Coaching By Bryan Mann via EliteFTS

How To Sequence Your Strength And Conditioning Program By Brad Leshinske via Breaking Muscle

 

WEIGHT LOSS, NUTRITION, AND GENERAL HEALTH

8 Natural Remedies to Prevent Kidney Stones at Home By Hrefna Pálsdóttir via Authority Nutrition

Tip: Two Vegetables That Grow Muscle By T.C. Luoma via T-Nation

 

STRENGTH TRAINING, POWERLIFTING, AND BODYBUILDING

A Core Exercise That Is Challenging, Innovative, And Effective By Meghan Callaway

8 Smart Strength Fitness Hacks For Getting Strong AF At Home By Stacey Schaedler

The Missing Link: Changing Body Positions Could Spark Your Gains By Shane McLean via Tony Gentilcore

Training Programs for Hectic Schedules By Dean Somerset

Your Optimal Training Frequency For The Glutes Part I: Exercise Type By Stijn van Willigen via Bret Contreras

 

MOTIVATION, BUSINESS, AND SUCCESS

4 Strategies To Empower Yourself To Seize Success By Jenna Drew via Addicted 2 Success

What Nobody Told You About Rapid Facility Growth By Pete Dupuis

Dear Fitness Industry, By Meghan Callaway

Should You Discount Your Rates or Offer Free Sessions? By Tony Gentilcore

3 Lessons Learned from Running the World’s Only Unicorn Fitness Cult in 2016: The Michael Edition By Michael Keeler

 

PHYSICAL THERAPY, ALIGNMENT, AND INJURY PREVENTION

7 Ways to Optimize Health By Mark Dugdale via EliteFTS

Healthy Hips for Serious Sumo Deadlifts By Dean Somerset

2 Tools To Reclaim Your Overhead Position By Justin Lind via Breaking Muscle

[VIDEO] The Top 5 Areas Not to Roll Out Via The Movement Fix

[VIDEO] Are Unweighted Curls Legit? & More Questions With Bret Contreras With Bret Contreras

 

RESEARCH

Is Leucine The Key To Retaining Aging Muscle? By Marc Halpern via Breaking Muscle

Phosphatidic Acid: mTOR, Muscle Growth, and Strength By Kevin Kuhn via Just Fly Sports

 

AFFILIATE CONTENT

Rotation Range of Motion in Elite Swimmers By Gary John Mullen via Swimming Science

Best of TFR’s Featured Fitness Content: Volume 29

For Volume 28 of The Fitness Resource’s ‘Featured Fitness Content’ click here.

PERSONAL TRAINING, COACHING, AND STRENGTH & CONDITIONING

Bedrock Strength: Escape The Sagittal Plane By Jennifer Blake via Jen Sinkler

Performance vs Training By Mark Rippetoe via Starting Strength

Unilateral Training and the Bilateral Deficit By Mike Boyle

[VIDEO] ACM 052: What Advice Do You Have For A Future S&C Entering College? With Ron McKeefery

WEIGHT LOSS, NUTRITION, AND GENERAL HEALTH

Can eating too much protein be bad for you? Via Examine.com

Addition By Subtraction: A Step-By-Step Guide to the Elimination Diet Via Onnit

5 Things You Should Say Goodbye To In 2016 By Martin Rooney via Training for Warriors

5 Surprising Habits That May Raise Your Risk of Diabetes With Mike Roussell via Men’s Health

3 key strategies for having healthy food available when you need it. By John Berardi via Precision Nutrition

STRENGTH TRAINING, POWERLIFTING, AND BODYBUILDING

4 Single-Leg Exercises You Definitely Haven’t Tried By Meghan Callaway via Girls Gone Strong

Faster Fat Loss: How to Add Workout Finishers By Adam Bornstein

Superhero Workout Series: Get Power Like Captain America By John Romaniello via Onnit

Movement Flow Exercises: The Key to Dynamic Conditioning? By John Wolf via Onnit

[VIDEO] Simple & Savage Strength: Training For LIFE By Zach Even Esh

MOTIVATION, BUSINESS, AND SUCCESS

Why 92% of New Year’s Resolutions Fail (and How To Set One That Won’t) By Molly Galbraith via Girls Gone Strong

Ideal Business Show with Fred Zoller Hosted by Pat Rigsby with Fred Zoller

6 STRONG Life Rules for CRUSHING Your Mondays (Or ANY Day!) By Zach Even Esh

PHYSICAL THERAPY, ALIGNMENT, AND INJURY PREVENTION

Watch What You Say: Overused Exercise Cues By Andrew Millett

5 Ways to Challenge Yourself in the Gym without Increasing your Risk for Injury By Andrew Millett

4 Ways To Sleep Better By Sean Hyson via Onnit

What really causes butt wink? By Daniel Mee via Strength And Conditioning Research

Our Kids Are Sitting All Day And The Consequences Are Extremely Sobering via FMS

RESEARCH

Could this arm training program be any smarter? By Adam Bentley via Strength and Conditioning Research

How can we measure physiological stress with HRV? By arco Altini via Strength and Conditioning Research

Why Being Sore Doesn’t Mean You’re Getting Stronger By Mark Rippetoe via Starting Strength