Good Fitness Reads for the Week: 3/3/2012

The weekend is upon us, and that means it’s time for more good fitness reading.

Here are some posts you may have missed during the week.

Resistance Band Leg Workout

Random Thoughts and Music Requests- Keep these coming!

What We Can All Learn From My Grandmother

For Your Viewing Pleasure: Take 71

And here are some great articles. It’s going to take a while to make it through everything, so you may want to break it up into spurts or else put on your most comfy clothes and get to it!

Strength and Conditioning Research by Bret Contreras

You Don’t Want It Bad Enough by Smitty Diesel

Why the Rock? by Mike Boyle

Hip Anteversion: Assessment and Implications for Strength and Conditioning Programs by Eric Oetter

Lower Body Assessment by Eric Cressey

5 Strategies to Train Around Upper Body Pain by Mike Robertson

The Contreras Files Volume 3 by Bret Contreras

Enamored With Exercises by Patrick Ward

5 Random Thoughts from Eric Cressey

Does the Gym Make You Fail? by Adam Bornstein

Reasons to Use a Workout Log by Tim Henriques

Excerpt from Dan John’s Intervention

Will the FMS Cure Most Communicable Diseases? by Mike Boyle

Chin-up Progressions for Women Part 2 by Tony Gentilcore

Chin-up Progressions for Women Part 3 by Tony Gentilcore

15 Minute Workout For Strong and Sexy Arms by John Romaniello

The Real Reason Why There Are So Many Youth Pitching Injuries by Mike Reinold

Rotator Cuff Loading Parameters by Charles Poliquin

Rediscover the Jerk by Charles Poliquin

Stretching For Strength and Muscle Mass by Charles Poliquin

How to Squat Low by Charles Poliquin

Sleep Enough by Charles Poliquin

Conditioning 101 by Jim Wendler

Off Season Training for Wrestlers by Jason Ferruggia

Who Does MR Train? by Mike Robertson

Olympic Lifting vs. Kettlebells on Lower Body Strength and Power by Bret Contreras

12 Months with 5/3/1 by Paul Sutton

Simple Squat Progression by Smitty Diesel

Are We Really Working Hard? by Alwyn Cosgrove

How to Prepare For and Pass the RKC by Brett Jones

Athletic Excellence: Nature vs. Nurture by Kevin Neeld

Do You Have a Sloppy Snatch? by Neghar Fonooni

The Constant by Neghar Fonooni

Solutions For the Skinny-Fat Ectomorph Part 4 by Anthony Mychal

The Five Step Formula For Success by Anthony Mychal

Top 3 Reasons Why Women Make the Best Olympic Weightlifters by Nick Horton

Pick a Squat, Any Squat by Nick Horton

The Observation and Application of Weightlifting Formalities by Kellie Davis

Tick Tock the Fat Loss Clock by Jen Comas Keck

Cardio/Conditioning When It’s Cold Outside by Molly Galbraith

Self Myofascial Release for Forearms by Nick Tumminello

Truth About the Lunge With Twist Exercise by Nick Tumminello

How to Get Motivated to Exercise by Marianne Kane

2 Commonly Overlooked Aspects of Programming: Load Vector Training, and Ankle Mobility by Jordan Syatt

Training, Fitness, Exercise, Whatever: It’s Easier Than You Think by Mike Baltren

My First Sexual Encounter by Jon Goodman

Stop Telling Your Clients to Activate Their Glutes by Mike Nelson

Geeky Friday by Bojan Kostevski

Why Easy Strength Works by Anthony Shaw

Taxes and Training by Dean Somerset

Life Long Patient Syndrome: A Case Study by Anthony Donskov

It’s Not About the Weight: Alternative Progressions by Jeremy DuVall

Sunday Funday by Kevin Carr

Training Tricks by Andrew McGunagle

A Lifter’s Guide to Eating Delicious Scrambled Eggs by Andrew McGunagle

Freakish Strength With Proper Core Training by Jesse Irizarry

Mountain Dog Pukefest by Steve Colscott

Dealing with DOMS by Joe Giandonato

Pride Kills Progress by Matthieu Hertilus

Coaching Nutrition and Exercise: Keep it Simple by Stevo Reed

Weight Watchers review from Kelsey Reed

Lateral Movements: The Missing Piece? by Eirik Forlie

If You’re Not Assessing (the ANS), You’re Guessing by Andrew Flatt

Is Weight Training Necessary During the Baseball Season? by Rich Mejias

Survival Challenge 5 by Jen Sinkler

Slow and Steady, Before You Race by Harold Gibbons

Landmine Press, Sans Landmine by Harold Gibbons

Reps, Reps, Reps by David Lasnier

My Favorite Breathing Exercise by David Lasnier

That’ll do it folks. I hope you enjoyed the list. Please pass it on for others to see, and have a great weekend!

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