The Sunday Supplement W/E 10/2/19

I’m on holiday!!

I’m off for a week of, hopefully, chilling out with friends and family. I don’t know about you, but I choose to take the time off from training to give my body a rest and recharge my batteries to get back to training fresh and ready for a new challenge!

Here are the best articles from the past week to keep you entertained and informed, as well as the usual round up of social media and a great workout to try.

4 alternatives to barbell squats

What your diet should be about (my most popular post in the last 10 months!)

4 reasons to train your legs

Fix your rollouts

Supplements that waste your money

 

The best articles of the week

5 reasons your fat loss has stalled

Do leg length discrepancies matter?

Training to get strong isn’t dangerous, being weak is.

All about the recent breakfast study

The many many ways that lack of sleep is making you fat

 

Workout of the week

 

Inspired by my upcoming short break, I thought I’d give you a workout that you can do in your hotel room or on the balcony in the sun on your next trip.

All you need is a light resistance band and your bodyweight.

Pushups/ incline pushups/ Band resisted pushups x20s, rest 40s

Squats/ band resisted squats x20s, rest 40s – Set up as you would for the band rdls and squat instead of hinge.

Banded RDLs x20s, rest 40s

Seated band row x20s, rest 40s – sit tall on the floor, loop the band around your feet and row the ends toward you as you would on a seated row.

Dead bug/ banded dead bug x20s, rest 2 minutes

Repeat for 4-8 rounds.

 

Have an awesome Sunday!

Dave

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