Every Sunday we post the "Sunday Seven" so you can quickly see the seven most popular articles of the week. This week's most popular posts cover transgender athletes, rest time between sets, the top ten fitness blog contest winners, a perfect slow motion clean, how to incease ankle flexion, how to improve the performance of your hamstrings, and the single leg deadlift.

 

History remembers Jackie Robinson at the man who broke through, but to be fair, it was Branch Rickey who was the visionary. CrossFit, Inc. had such a chance to be visionary, but they played it safe. 
 

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How much rest between sets? It's a question every gym goer has probably asked at one point or another. A new study sheds light on a different question: what kind of rest between sets?
 
How much rest between sets? It's a question every gym goer has probably asked at one point or another. A new study sheds light on a different question: what kind of rest between sets?
 
This is Lydia Valentin, a Spanish weightlifter. It is simply the best example we have seen of keeping the bar close throughout the entire lift.
 
If you don't have enough mobility in the ankle, you are going to struggle in the squat. But don't worry! We're going to use a band around the heel to put things right.
 
For athletes of many sports, the hamstrings tend to be a problematic area. Here are ten articles to guide you through how to improve hamstring strength and performance.
 
Since there are so many deadlift variations, it can be overwhelming to think about which one is the best one to train. In my mind, though, it is a rather easy question to answer.
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