Sunday Seven: The Week's 7 Most Popular Articles, Vol. 76
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 CrossFit pictures, scaling workouts, conditioning for BJJ, front squats, kettlebell movements, flexibility, and milk!
1. Dear CrossFit: Talayna Deserves Better (Patrick McCarty)
CrossFit Media knows a good picture when they see it. They know what translates into likes, shares, and page views. What they don’t know is the emotional response at the other end of the photo.
4. When in Doubt, Do Front Squats: 25 Tips for Better Front Squats (Chet Morjaria)
When in doubt, do front squats. This is one of my favorite strength training mottos (along with "perfect practice makes perfect" and "fast sh*t is still sh*t"). Read this and then go do some.
There’s a lot more to the world of kettlebells than just the two-handed swing. Here are five of the most effective movements that you may be accidentally leaving out of your workouts.
6. Flexibility Is Like Any Other Discipline - It Takes Discipline (Andrew Read)
Flexibility is called by experts "the last frontier of human performance." And like any other aspect of performance, it takes time, practice, and discipline.
7. Clear as Milk: The Pros and Cons of Milk Consumption (Megan Clements)
Depending on who you ask, a gallon of milk a day will either turn you into a muscle bound machine or make you fat along with having some serious sinus congestion and acne.