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Best Fitness Articles From The Previous Week: August 20 2017

Each week, we publish a list of best fitness articles from the previous week. These articles range from a wide variety of topics like nutrition, training, stress management, weight loss, general health, recipes, etc. Here is the list from the week of August 13 – August 19.

1. You Don’t Need Motivation, You Need Discipline: Courtesy of Christopher Burns on Breaking Muscle

Motivation is often touted as all you need to accomplish any fitness goal. But the unfortunate reality is motivation is fleeting and won’t yield long-term results. In this article, Christopher makes the case why discipline, not motivation, is the key to achieving your goals.

2. Do It Better: Barbell Deadlift: Courtesy of Jennifer Blake on

The Barbell Deadlift is often considered the king of all exercises. And with good reason. It works most of the muscles on the backside of the body and is one of the best for helping you build a lean, muscular body. But the thing about the deadlift is that most people do it incorrectly. In this article, Jennifer provides 3 tips to help you clean up your deadlift and pull more weight off the floor.

3. 11 Exercises That Will Help You Eliminate Low Back Pain For Good: Courtesy of Emily Abbate on Greatist

Back pain is something 80% of people will experience at some point in their life. And it sucks. It can be so debilitating that it prevents you from doing activities that you love and it can make everyday tasks a nightmare. Fortunately, for most people, a proper exercise program can help alleviate the pain. In this article, Emily shares 11 exercises that will help you eliminate back pain for good.

4. Low Carb Dieting – Faddy, Fool-Proof, Or Something In-Between?: Courtesy of Emma Storey-Gordon on Shredded By Science

Low carb dieting has become extremely popular over the past few years. The primary reason being, carbohydrates are demonized for making people fat. But will a low-carb diet actually help you lose weight? And if so, is it for you? In this article, Emma does an excellent job sharing both sides of the carbohydrate debate to help you determine if you’d benefit from this specific diet.

5. Push Up Progressions For Everyone: Courtesy of Amanda Thebe on Breaking Muscle

The push up is one of the most under rated exercises you can do. When done correctly, it activates most of the muscles on the front side of the body. But walk into any commercial gym and you’ll see it’s also one of the most incorrectly performed exercises. In this article, Amanda shares 4 different push up progressions to fit any fitness level.

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