In the news: Nutrition and strength

A Saudi article looked at injury rates in weightlifting in various body parts and age groups. The shoulder is the most prone to injury, followed by the lumbar spine. Younger weightlifters have a higher incidence of injury from poor technique, while adults are susceptible to sprains. It’s a simple overview of about 45 studies and re-emphasizes the importance of form and technique.

Read the article here

Meanwhile, the United States government issued new guidelines on nutrition. Some experts have criticized the guide for not including recent associations between red and processed meats and cancer.

2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans

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