Welcome to our brand new weekend roundup, Three of the Best! Every Sunday, we’ll post up Breaking Muscle’s top three articles of the week. These pieces have caught your attention throughout the last seven days. So here they are in one place for you to consume, digest, and enjoy.
#1 – 5 Inexpensive Supplements to Jack Up Your Performance
In this article, I will outline five performance-enhancing supplements that will help you get more out of your training. There is no replacement for good, old-fashioned, hard work. These supplements will not magically make you better. You still have to work for your results and put in time and effort. They may simply give you a bit of a boost or edge and allow you to push harder and recover better.
#2 – 2 Programs to Build Up Your Pull Ups
Some of the biggest smiles in training come after people achieve their first strict pull up. People feel a great sense of accomplishment when they can lift their head above the bar with their own strength. Strict pull ups are a great measure of strength. In this article, we will discuss how to accomplish a first pull up or build to 25.
#3 – You Are Not a Bodybuilder (So Don’t Train Like One)
Ten exercises is fine for a bodybuilder who has to divide his body up into umpteen parts and train each one separately. But football players – and most other athletes, for that matter – need to work the body as a whole.
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