Every Sunday we post the “Sunday Seven” so you can quickly see the 7 most popular articles of the week. This week’s popular articles cover shoulder injuries, strongman, nutrition, supplements, single leg exercise, Olympic lifting, and more!
1. How Do I Keep Jacking Up My Shoulder? A CrossFitter’s Dilemma (Meghan Hackler)
By correcting your mechanics and teaching your body how to move more efficiently, you’ll quit f’ing up your shoulder and start f’ing up WODs.
2. 33 Reasons to Train Strongman (Chet Morjaria)
Strongman training is about true functional strength. Strongman is about getting you strong to a degree that you never thought possible. Here are 33 reasons you need to start doing it.
3. Stop Fearing Your Food: How to Create a Healthy Relationship With Your Food (Megan Clements)
Most diets today are focused on fear in one way or another – fear of fat, fear of calories, fear of carbs, and more. Here’s how to let go of fear and nourish your amazing body properly.
4. The Cult of Supplements and the Dangers of Multi-Level Marketing (Eric C. Stevens)
I’ve been in fitness for a long time now and have seen many trends come and go but none as prevalent and as harmful as that of the current multi-level marketing product craze.
5. The Best Squat, Deadlift, Press, and Other Drills You Miss (Josh Henkin)
Good training is about managing variables. Not some of the variables, not just the ones you think are cool, but all of them. And it is completely possible you might be unaware of all of the variables.
6. How the Coaching of Olympic Weightlifting Has Changed (Bob Takano)
We are at an interesting period where is a swelling of interest in the Olympic lifts, but trainees lack a proper physical education. For new weightlifting coaches, the game has forever changed.
7. Single Leg Training: 5 Exercises and a Workout Plan (Nick Tumminello)
We all have one side that isn’t as strong. Single leg exercises are the optimal way to improve your muscle balance, as well as an effective way to add a new training stimulus and exercise variety.
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