The week that was, in internet land – Volume 1

Unfortunately, we are not the smartest tools in the shed. And we can’t write on every single topic that there is to write about. Thankfully, there are much smarter people out there than us, and they write on lots of things that we either don’t know a lot about or just never thought of.

Here is a list of the various things from around the web that we liked this week. Absorb them into your brainmeats and become a more informed person.

Does Diet Soda Increase Belly Fat? – James Fell
This guy is really really smart, and absolutely tears apart the study that is making the rounds of the media right now saying that diet pop makes you fat. I wish I had written this.

An Interview with Alan Aragon: Nutrition Expert, Researcher, and Writer – Kimberly Mills
We have a real serious totally platonic crush on Alan Aragon here at TL&K. Go read some of his words of moderate and informed wisdom.

Four Lessons Role Playing Games Can Teach You About Fitness – Dick Talens
Both of your handsome authors have done a fair bit of gaming in the past. This article makes some really good points.

The Different Sides of Fat Loss – Bryan Krahn
This guy knows his shit. You should really read everything he has posted, ever.

Tucking the Elbows for Bench – You’re Probably Doing it Wrong – Greg Nuckols
It’s probably no secret that we think fairly highly of Mr. Nuckols here at TL&K. This is a good article.

Stress: In The Gym, Out of The Gym, and How it Affects Your Program and Progress – Greg Nuckols @ RippedBody
Another great article by Greg. A short excerpt from his upcoming book. Definitely worth a read.

The Fat Loss “Secret” – You’re Just Not Working Hard Enough – Tom Kelso
Ooh, more tough love from another angle.

Muscle Dysmorphia and the Dark Side of “Getting Big” – David De Las Morenas
This is something that doesn’t get talked about a lot, but is definitely a problem.

Don’t “Just Do It.” Do It Like You Mean It. – Jessi Kneeland

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