Good Reads for the Week: 1/28/2012

Well, it’s the weekend. When I woke up this morning, something just didn’t feel right, and after mulling it over I figured out what it is. It’s the first weekend since August with no football. Doh! I can’t wait to watch the Patriots in the Super Bowl next weekend, but reality is setting over that football season is almost over. Doh!

Once that sad reality set in, I felt like this kid.

On a brighter note, I’ve put together another awesome list of fitness reads for you to peruse.

Before I share them, I want to ask that you please “like” my new Facebook fitness page. I started it last Sunday, and the goal is to have a place where I post good fitness info throughout the weekend—not just in these posts on a weekly basis—and get some good discussion going. For good discussion though, I need you to join, so thanks!

Now for the reading. Here are some posts you may have missed.

The Front Squat vs. Back Squat Debate Part 3

What’s Holding You Back?

Goal Setting Question

And now for the best of the rest. This is a longer-than-normal list (and that’s saying something), so hunker down and get ready to get smarter.

2 Keys to Less Knee Pain by Mike Robertson

How Much Strength Do Our Athletes Need? by Rob Panariello

All About the Bench Press by Jim Wendler

The Squat vs. The Deadlift by Charles Poliquin

Intermittent Fasting 201 by John Romaniello

Bulking and Cutting Revisited by Jason Ferruggia

Musings from Dan John

4 Ways to Spot Your Weakness by Jim Smith

Barbell Glute Bridge Range of Motion by Kellie Davis

The Truth About Pilates by Charles Poliquin

The Dirty Diet Lie by Adam Bornstein

Solutions For the Skinny Fat Ectomorph by Anthony Mychal

The Truth About the Bench Press by Nick Tuminello

Random Thoughts from Bret Contreras

The Perfect Meal by Nick Tumminello

One Arm Cable Press by Nick Tumminello

Coaching Etiquette by Tony Gentilcore

Packing the Shoulder

Sleep: How Much Is Enough? by Dean Somerset

6 Questions About Tempo Training by Mike Robertson

Balance Your Shoulder Strength and Build Power

Roger Lawson and JC Deen

5% Down by Alwyn Cosgrove

Improvement in Sport vs. Improvement on Paper of Yosef Johnson

Lee Boyce talks about caring for your clients

Pushin It Up Baby by Kelsey Reed

Food Education For Kids by Neghar Fonooni

Will Playing More Hockey Make You Better? by Kevin Neeld

Pesto Chicken Tenders by Jen Grasso

Jen Grasso shares her beach workout

6 Rules For Getting Yourself Published in Major Fitness Magazines by Lee Boyce

7 Principles of Exercise Selection by Menno Henselmans

Naturally Fit by Jen Sinkler

Dewey Nielsen comments on Move Nat

Top 6 Anti-Inflammatory Foods by Mark Sisson

Nutrition Interrogation with Brian St. Pierre

Tennis Elbow Exercise Mistakes by Rick Kaselj

Random Thoughts from John Izzo

IF and High Rep Breathing Squats by Anthony Mychal

Athletic Assessments by Smitty Diesel

Dynamic Stretching Doesn’t Hurt Running Performance

The Skinny on Sodium Intake by Jordan Syatt

Training Update from Marianne Kane

The Trainer’s Survival Guide by Dean Somerset

Things I’ve Learned by Sean Hyson

3 Tips For High Performance Hockey Players by Kevin Neeld

Clean and Carry Variations by Chris Merritt

The Trap Bar by Adam Vogel

The Clean High Pull by Allen Hedrick

Excellent Strategy For Upper Back Development by Stevo Reed

Pull-up Variations You Have to Try by Doug Balzarini

Changing Locations by Mark Young

Goblet Squat to Stepback Lunge from Stevo Reed

Get a Grip from Marianne Kane

Jim Wendler shares his training log

Varied Training For Optimal Anabolic Response by Charles Poliquin

Charles Poliquin discusses cluster training

Are Deadlifts Dangerous? by Harold Gibbons

Improve Your Vertical Jump the Right Way by Duncan Ogilvie

Setting Up For the Bench Press by Andrew McGunagle

Client Profile from Emily Socolinsky

Crash Course: Clean Grip Reverse Lunge by Chris Smith

Trap Bar Deadies vs. Chains by Rachel Guy

10 Little Things That Drastically Change My Life by Sirena Bernal

CP Video of the Week

There’s Something Wrong Here by Damon Brobst

Top 5 Explosive Upper Body Exercises by Joe Meglio

No Need For Alarm by Harold Gibbons

Deviation Is Progress by Harold Gibbons

How To Improve Your Health In 5 Steps by Anthony Yeung

Mastering the Pistol Squat by Simon Boulter

That’ll do it. If you enjoyed this post, please pass it along to your buddies, and again, have a great weekend!