Every Sunday we post the “Sunday Seven” so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week’s most popular posts include the top 10 articles from 2012, how to overcome fear, the bench press, asking for help, coaching, and more!
1. Breaking Muscle Top 10 Articles of 2012 (Breaking Muscle HQ)
We covered an amazing number of health and fitness topics in the past year. Curious what the ten most popular were? Here are the Top 10 most read articles from all of 2012.
2. The Death of Fear: 5 Pieces of Advice for New Year’s Resolutions (Danette “Dizzle” Rivera)
I’ve found the sweet spot of setting a goal intriguing enough to set me in motion yet obtainable if I roll up my sleeves without it being soul-crushingly hard. Here are my tips for resolution setting.
3. I Got 99 Problems But a Bench Ain’t One (Jerred Moon)
This may be the only article you ever read that tells you how to bench press, but then tells you not to bench press. Here are 7 tips for doing it right, and why I think you shouldn’t do it often.
4. Help Me! Even If I Say No Thank You – ESPECIALLY Then (Valerie Worthington)
Sometimes I say no to help, when I really should say yes. I’ve thought about this in terms of athletics and realized it’s held me back from both learning and forming personal bonds. Just say yes!
5. Top 10 Coaching Articles of 2012 (Breaking Muscle HQ)
Are you a coach, or hoping to become one in the near future? If so this one is for you. Here are the top ten articles from our coaches here at Breaking Muscle in 2012!
6. Featured Coach: Mike Mahler, Part 1 – An Endless Experiment (Becca Borawski)
Mike started experimenting on himself at the age of sixteen and hasn’t stopped – kettlebells, vegan diet, the fitness business. You name it, Mike’s tried it and is happy to share what he learned.
7. The 3 Laws of Muscle Activation in Resistance Training (Tom Kelso)
When designing resistance training programs, we can’t ignore physics. Here are 3 laws of training that will simplify your programming and help you become more successful (i.e. stronger).