Here are the top posts from my social media (Facebook and Twitter) of October to the end of 2015, selected based on a combination of Likes, shares, comments, feedback and personal preference.
1. A casual pic
When you're in the gym and someone takes a casual pic of you when you grab a dumbbell. *Ahem*
2. Lonnie wins the Danish nationals and can do more pull-ups than the average yoga class combined
Since my previous post about my client Lonnie was so well received (https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=948470231877479&set=vb.331518806905961&type=2&theater), here's an encore. She broke her pull-up PR again in the attached video. Then she won the Danish Nationals. I love it when you tell a client to 'keep balling' and she takes it to heart!
Posted by Bayesian Bodybuilding on Tuesday, October 6, 2015
3. Heart health dogma
New study finds no significant association between following the World Health Organization's diet advice and heart…
4. Not sure if gym
There should be a law against any place calling itself a gym if there's no squat rack. That's a spa, ok?
5. The bros had it all wrong about rest periods
New study I collaborated on with Brad Schoenfeld supports my stance of longer rest periods for muscle growth: http://ow.ly/V9kJj
6. Sorry, no shortcuts
New study debunks the if-only belief that taking breaks from training is in any way good for progress (again): http://ow.ly/VdUV2 Sorry, no shortcuts.
7. Menstrual periodization
Another study supporting menstrual periodization. If you have female clients, you should be implementing this. http://ow.ly/VtHB1
8. Bayesian Bodybuilding’s new research team
All I want for Christmas this year is a team of badass scientific researchers. So I made it happen. As many of you know,…
9. Stretching: a central mechanism?
A recent study (http://ow.ly/VpaIf ) shows that stretching your upper body increases your lower body's flexibility and…
10. Dogan Tekin sets 2 national records
One of the greatest feelings as a coach is to have your clients make you feel like a weakling. Dogan Tekin trained his…
11. Fat acceptance backfires
New study: fat acceptance causes people to get fatter. http://ow.ly/VHVuU
12. Why coaches use one-size-fits-all programs
Why do so many coaches use one-size-fits-all approaches with their clients?"1. They don't know any better. Most of…