Article recommendations week #47 2021

The most interesting and valuable articles of week #47 2021.

Strength Training Articles

DY Nutrition discussed his High Intensity Training philosophy. Check it out

T-Nation shared Loaded Metabolic Conditioning For Cardio Haters, the importance of metabolic conditioning (metcon), the best types of equipment, and the main training considerations.

Elite FTS asked So You Think You Can bench Press, old footage of Dave Tate teaching the Bench Press, and the thought process behind the teaching. Check it out

Lifting Explained reviewed the Buff Dudes Superhero Program Needs Some Changes, some good points and constructive criticism. Check it out

The Bar Bend listed

Calisthenicmovement shared The Ultimate Calisthenics Guide, a short rundown on how to go from beginner to expert. Check it out

Renaissance Periodization asked Are You Actually Building Strength? What you need to do to become stronger and break through strength plateaus. Check it out

Stronger By Science discussed

  • Partial ROMs, Eccentric training, the interference effect, intra-workout nutrition, and much more. Check it out
  • a Q & A: “I’m on a 2-week vacation. How bad could fat gain/muscle loss be?” Check out the response

Youth Strength Training Articles

Stack listed 5 Must-Do Exercises For Young Athletes, the 5 exercises, why you need to do them, and how to do them.

Elite FTS explained How Jim Wendler Gets Teen Athletes Strong! Outlining the training philosophy, training considerations for young athletes, and possible exercise selection. Check it out

Nutrition Articles

T-Nation shared The Sleep Supplement That Beats Stress, what stress does to you and how this supplement can potentially help.

Olympic Lifting Articles

Ma Strength explained How to Push Press like Chinese Weightlifters: Techniques, Strategies, Solutions, a true ultimate guide that leaves no question unanswered.

Catalyst Athletics listed 3 Ways to Instantly Strengthen Your Pull, discussing bracing, speed development and the dynamic start. Check it out

Westside Barbell shared their views on Olympic Weightlifting. Check it out

Squat Articles

Fitness Volt asked Split Squat vs. Lunge – Which one should you do? The differences between the two exercises, the pros and cons, and which one to choose.

Tony Bonvechio listed 6 Reasons Your Legs Won’t Grow, the main reasons, and what you can do against it.

Also, Fitness FAQ’s discussed the topic Why Your Legs Aren’t Growing, and how to fix it. Check it out

Juggernaut Training Systems outlined The Best Squat Cues, explained in less than a minute. Check it out

Squat University explained How to Fix The ‘Stripper Squat’ Squat Fault, how to fix an excessive forward lean. Check it out

Deadlift Articles

Box Rox outlined how to Build Bigger Muscles and Solid Strength with the Snatch Grip Deadlift, what the Snatch-grip Deadlift is, how to do it, common technical errors, and variations to the Snatch-grip Deadlift.

Elite FTS demonstrated theAssisted Start Deadlifts, an exercise variation you can choose if your lift-off is lacking. Check it out