Good Fitness Reads of the Week: 1/4/2015


Hope you’re enjoying your weekend!

There’s a ton of great stuff from this week, so let’s catch up on  what you may have missed.


New Article: Deadlift Mastery: Paused Deadlifts

Paused deadlifts have been a staple in my training and a major contributor to building my deadlift.

They’re are great for strengthening your sticking point, improving your technique, and optimizing your pull.

Training Log: Week 9


Armpit Fart for a Bigger Bench?

Here’s a quick tip on how to keep your lats and upper back tight and increase your bench press.

To practice setting your upper back and lats for the bench:

-Squeeze your hand between your armpit and feel your lats engage.
-Pull your shoulder blade into the back pocket of your pants.
-Keep a proud chest and straighten your arms while keeping your upper back and lats tight.


 Recommended Reading

1. The Best of 2014: Strength and Conditioning Videos via Eric Cressey

2. Simplicity is the Ultimate Sophistication via Pat Koch

3. Is Pretending Food’s Not Junk Worse Than Serving Actual Junk? via Yoni Freedhoff – Weighty Matters

4. This is The Best Ab Wheel Instructional Video On the Internet via Jordan Syatt

5. One Drill to Build Athleticism? via Tony Gentilcore

6. Are You Worth Your Net Worth? via Bryan Krahn

7. Fitness Choices and Tradeoffs via Mike Israetel

8. 12 Tips for Better Hip Thrusts via Ben Bruno

9. Working Hard With The Basics via (Ross Enamait)

10. The Ultimate Beginners Guide for Weightlfting via Eric Bach

11. Build 360 Degree Strength via Max Shank

12. 7 (Simple) Steps to Lose Fat, Without Even Trying via Nia Shanks


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