Our Top 10 Articles of 2016

December 01, 2016 | John Paul Catanzaro

Should The Knees Pass The Toes When Squatting?
Learn how full squats can improve function, protect against injuries, and build more muscle.

Foam Rolling and Pain
Usually in training we say, “If it hurts, don’t do it,” but with the foam roller, the opposite holds true!

The Most Important Variable for Muscle Hypertrophy
Training intensity, volume, and frequency are important variables for muscle growth, but there may be one variable that trumps them all. Learn what it is.

I Don’t Care About Continuing Education Credits
A must read for any personal trainer searching for courses that offer CECs.

The Hanging Bat Crunch
If basic abdominal crunches are too easy for you, here’s a version that you’ll likely find challenging. It’s called the hanging bat crunch, and it will literally turn your world upside down!

A Simple Two-Step Detox
Sometimes we go off track with our food choices and a detox is in order. Here’s a simple two-step process to get you back on the road to optimal health.

Is the Current Treatment of Diabetes All Wrong?
The mystery of diabetes may have been solved many decades ago, yet people are still suffering needlessly today. Discover a simple approach to control and possibly conquer the disease before things get out of hand.

Get More From Weights Than Aerobics
Many forms of exercise can help you reach your destination, but weight training will get you there with time to spare.

I Felt Like A Lion Among Deer
In my opinion, anyone who trains with weights on a regular basis should do yoga at least once a week. Here’s why yoga can help you build muscle.

Climbing to New Heights: An Inspirational Story
This is the story of my client, Arzhang, and his climb back up to the top after hitting a low point in life.