Best articles of the Week – 22 August 2016

Wow.  Another week done and dusted, and so much material read. I must say it makes my job so much easier to read the quality material instead do sifting through the chaff.

Once again, these are separated into headings, to make it easier to find something to tickle one’s fancy.  Don’t forget to take a look at the website of the week as well.

WEBSITE OF THE WEEK (WOTW)

The Barbell Physio

If you want to get a better understanding of, well everything, then this is the page for you

GENERAL FITNESS

What is a warm up

Greg Nuckols and the crew at Strengtheory hits the nail on the head with this article.  If you want to understand what a warm up is, then take a peek here.

MOVEMENT WELLNESS

What does Compression garments do.

A great article of from Science for sport on compression garments

Mastering hollow body position

Gymnastics Bodies are one of the leaders for all things gymnastics.  If you want to learn the hollow hold position, then click on the link above.

Why you need to care about neat

No.  It’s not about being neat, it’s about neat.  Movement.  Fidgeting.  clicking your fingers.  Tapping your toes.  This is what neat is.

How does foam rolling work and why smr should be called smt

Bret Contreras is one cluey guy, and when he types, we all should take a look and see what he is on about.  A great article.

Push ups. You’re doing them wrong

Everyone loves a good old fashioned push up.  It’s such a shame that many people don’t know how to do them.  Learn from the people at T-Nation.

Nutrition for injury recovery infographic

If you want to get a better understanding on what food can do to your recovery, then Precision Nutrition has done all the hard work for you.

STRENGTH TRAINING

Improve your overhead press

Do you want to improve your overhead press.  Well then, lucky we found this….

What makes some people stronger

Strength and Conditioning Research.  Thank you.

NUTRITION

A guide for increasing testosterone naturally

You want to get bigger and stronger, but you are continually told that the use of an injection is the only way to do it.  Bullshit.  Increase it naturally.

MENTAL WELLNESS

Keep your f$%king opinions to yourself

Brilliant.  Brilliant.  BRILLIANT!!!!

5 tips to master your mind

If you want to learn mental toughness, then who better than a Navy Seal to tell you all about it.

A Mental Problem Many of You Have Confidence in Weightlifting

Catalyst Athletics.  Weighlifting.  Enough said.

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