Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 1/24/12

About the Author: Eric Cressey

Here’s this week’s list of recommended strength and conditioning reading:

How Much Strength Do Our Athletes Need? – I thought this was an outstanding piece from Rob Panariello at Bret Contreras’ blog.  It’s a question I’ve asked myself a lot over the past few years, and Rob does an excellent job of discussing how the answer is likely different for every athlete.

Paula Deen’s an Idiot – On the surface, this blog post from Dean Somerset seems to be a rant on this outrageous example of hypocrisy with respect to Deen’s announcement that she had Type 2 Diabetes.  While that would have been spot-on, Dean kicked it up a notch when he busted out some great statistics to show that her “it was my genetics” argument was bogus.  Wildly entertaining; well done, Dean.

What a Puppy Can Teach You About Resistance Training Progress – I came across this article while I was searching for another one in my archives. I wrote it shortly after we got our dog (who is now about 1.5 years old), but the message still resounds.

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