Interesting Reads from the Last Week

We do a tonne of reading and research each week and we’d thought we’d start sharing some of the stuff we’ve looked at.  So here’s a handful of some of the articles we came across in the last few days…..
If you’ve got any good ones to share please let us have them and we’ll have a read ourselves and get them included next week!
  • A ‘new’ approach to circuit training for building muscle

http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/the_new_oldschool_circuit_training

  • A damning review of statins and the myth of cholesterol and its relationship to heart disease – interesting reading given recent press releases

http://www.spacedoc.com/statin_scam

  • A view on the importance of strength training for cycling

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/874/Strength_Training_for_Cycling__.aspx

  •  Going to wear sunscreen?  Here’s your guide to making an informed choice and picking the best brand

http://shine.yahoo.com/healthy-living/choosing-best-sunscreens-8212-avoiding-worst-124800044.html

  •  Further research suggesting that saturated fats are not the evil they are still being portrayed as

http://www.ausfoodnews.com.au/2012/05/15/saturated-fats-may-not-be-all-bad-latest-diabetes-research-findings.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AustralianFoodNews+%28Australian+Food+News%29

  •  An interesting counter argument against vaccines

http://www.naturalnews.com/035871_vaccination_immunization_myths.html

  •  Post-run nutrition with Charles Poliquin

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/827/Tips_For_Your_Post-Run_Nutrition.aspx

  •  How to boil the perfect egg

http://www.scrawnytobrawny.com/perfect-muscle-snack

  •  Pressing movements and variation from Charles Poliquin

http://www.charlespoliquin.com/ArticlesMultimedia/Articles/Article/881/Top_Ten_Bench_Press_Variations.aspx

  • Correcting deadlifting technique

http://mollygalbraith.com/blog/12-basic-exercises-youre-performing-incorrectly-celebrity-trainer-edition-1/

  •  Four barriers to fat loss

http://www.livestrong.com/article/557163-beyond-metabolism-the-4-barriers-to-fat-loss/

  • Things we can learn from Arnie

http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most_recent/5_things_we_can_learn_from_arnold_about_building_muscle

  •  Saturated fats might not really be as bad as we have been led to believe…..

http://www.ausfoodnews.com.au/2012/05/15/saturated-fats-may-not-be-all-bad-latest-diabetes-research-findings.html?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+AustralianFoodNews+%28Australian+Food+News%29

  •  Five quick ways to move and feel better

http://www.ericcressey.com/5-lose-fat-gain-muscle-get-strong-move-better-3

  •  A good article that looks at combining certain exercises to improve structural balance and improve movement quality

http://robertsontrainingsystems.com/blog/create-better-supersets-using-drivers/

  • More shoulder prehab with Eric Cressy

http://www.ericcressey.com/training-the-rotator-cuff-and-scapular-stabilizers-simultaneously

  • Good article on the effects of losing sleep.

http://undergroundwellness.com/lights-out-is-lack-of-sleep-making-you-fat/

  •  The 10 habits of lean people

http://www.m10fitness.co.uk/articles/fat-loss/item/258-the-top-10-habits-lean-people-do-well

  •  Five quick and easy ways to move and feel better by Eric Cressy

http://www.ericcressey.com/5-lose-fat-gain-muscle-get-strong-move-better-3

  •  Interesting summary of the book “lights out” by T S Wiley

http://undergroundwellness.com/tag/sleep/

  • Repetition improves technique, not funky activation drills

http://bretcontreras.com/2012/05/muscle-strengthening-doesnt-fix-form-motor-control-training-does/?utm_source=getresponse&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=bretcontreras&utm_content=What%27s+the+Best+Strategy+to+Improve+Form+During+Exercise+and+Sports%3F+It%27s+Not+Muscle-Strengthening%21

  • Some of the advantages of a rotational diet for someone with food allergies

http://www.food-allergy.org/rotation.html

  • How to structure a four day rotation diet

http://www.wholeapproach.com/diet/fourdayrotation.php

  • Infinity fitness’s blog

http://infinityftsblog.com/

  • Running is not for baseball pitchers…. Does that apply to the rest of us?

http://www.ericcressey.com/the-fascial-knock-on-distance-running-for-pitchers