I don’t know about you, but 2017 felt like it was going to take an age to arrive. And now that we’re back, all of a sudden we’re half way through January and already the gyms are starting to empty out of some of those who made their new year resolutions to get fit and decided perhaps it can wait a while longer.

Not so for your clients I hope!

We start of this New Year with a post on daily exercise habit forming, a round-up of some of the Best of 2016 posts from a couple of well known fitness writers.

A great short piece on small habit forming changes that can end up having a big impact to your life.

You can read the full post here.

The Problem With So-Called Health Habits

JC Deen goes into more detail on habits and habit forming in this two part series on how such behaviours form and what to do about introducing positive behaviours into your life while eliminating the negative.

You can read part 1 here, and part 2 here.

Eric Cressey’s Best of 2016

We shared a few of his round up posts last year, and Eric is around again with a number of Best of 2016 posts – we think these are his best and most appropriate for our audience!

You can read the articles here:

The Best of 2016: Guest Posts
The Best of 2016: Strength and Conditioning Articles
The Best of 2016: Strength and Conditioning Features

Tony Gentilcore’s Best Articles of 2016

Finally, these eight lessons Tony Bonvechio learnt from working towards and hitting his first 600lb deadlift earlier in 2016 is definitely something those who aspire to more strength in the gym could benefit from reading.

You can read the post here.