What I’m Reading Wednesday: Cheat Sheets

You know it’s important to take care of your health and fitness. You’re smart.  You’re curious.  But… sometimes we really just want the spark notes.  This week is all about the good stuff, check it out.


You have a question about carbs? Detoxes? What’s the best diet?  All these are most answered by the smart people behind Precision Nutrition.  Make sure to scroll to the bottom:

How to answer the most common nutrition questions like a boss.– By John Berardi and Brian St. Pierre from PrecisionNutrition.com


You can spend hours upon hours, days, weeks, months (even years for some) picking apart the squat.  If you don’t have that kind of time on your hands, Tony Bonvechio just made life a lot easier:

7 Simple Cues Improve Squat Form– Tony Bonvechio from BonvecStrength.com


New to training or stuck in a rut?  Want to put on some size and just want some straight forward answers?  Done:

10 Rules Building Size– Nick Smoot from Smootfitness.com


This a personal favorite of mine, especially if you want to be efficient with your workouts.  Some muscles will respond better to different rep schemes. Here is how to be more effective by individual muscle groups:

Tip: Don’t Train Every Muscle the Same – Christian Thibaudeau from T-nation.com


Stubborn belly?  Don’t spend money on useless wraps or other gimmicks.  Focus on things like eating protein first in your meal, apple cider vinegar, and high quality fish oils and more:

Tip: Increase Insulin Sensitivity, Get Abs – TC Luoma from T-nation.com



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