Good Fitness Reads of the Week: 2/8/2015

Hope you’re enjoying your weekend!

Tons of great fitness info this week, so lets get to it.

Strength Tips

Deadlift Tip

  Squat Tip


I’m going to be experimenting with a new deadlift technique. I am going to be trying a round back technique with a higher hip. My strength has always been lockout. This will allow me to accelerate the weight off the floor very quickly. The lockout will be more challenging, but I am confident that if I can get the weight passed my knees I can lock it out.

I did 13 total reps with 585, beltless. Here’s my last set, 585 X 5.


Recommended Reading7/

1. Ease Off the Throttle: Lessons from Pushing Too Hard via via Mike Tuchscherer

2. Bullet Proof Shoulders: 3 Ways You’re Screwing Up Face Pulls via Jordan Syatt

3. 5 Reasons Your Program Isn’t Working via Mike Robertson

4. Here’s the Problem with “Flexible Dieting” & Why It Doesn’t Always Work via Jordan Syatt

5. Want a Bigger Deadlift? via Pat Koch

6. Strength Strategies – Installment 2 via Greg Robins

7. Consolidation of Stressors, Part 1 via Chad Wesley Smith

8. 3 Tips for Successful In-Season Training via Mike Robertson

9. The Muscle Head’s Identity Crisis via Bryan Krahn

10. Are Frequent Meals Beneficial for Body Composition via Brad Schoenfeld

11. Focus on the Process via Tony Gentilcore

12. 10 Striking Graphs That Show Effective Ways to Lose Weight via Authority Nutrition

13. Should you exercise when sick? [Infographic] How to make working out work for your immunity. via Dr. John Berardi

14. 4 Tips You Need to Know for a Bigger Bench Press via Adam Pine

15. A Tale of Two Clients via Tony Gentilcore


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