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NFL Strength Coach Fixes Powerlifter's Knee | From the Archives with Dave Tate and Buddy Morris
NFL Strength Coach Fixes Powerlifter's Knee | From the Archives wit...
  It's a BLAST FROM THE PAST! The footage may be grainy, but the coach is as good as ever 15 years later. Coach Buddy Morris helps Dave Tate recover from a knee injury (as filmed by Jim Wendler). As Buddy explains, post-injury inflammation can cause the VMO to have some issues firing correctly. Here's […]
Why YOU Should be Using Lifting Chains to Build Size & Strength. How To Use Chains Video.
Why YOU Should be Using Lifting Chains to Build Size & Strength. How...
It's a BLAST FROM THE PAST! We went rummaging around in the vault and found an awesome (if grainy) explanation on the hows and whys of using chains in your squat, bench, deadlift, and more! Chains are an awesome way to introduce variety for powerlifting and bodybuilding training.  
Dave Tate on Big Ramy and Size vs. Conditioning in Bodybuilding. Is BIG Ramy REALLY That Big?
Dave Tate on Big Ramy and Size vs. Conditioning in Bodybuilding. Is BIG ...
Dave Tate sits down with Co-Host Sam Brown to discuss takeaways from Mr. Olympia 2020- is size or conditioning more important? Is Big Ramy really THAT big? (Yes, he is.) Is bodybuilding really about competing against YOURSELF?  
ASK DAVE TATE ANYTHING: REDDIT AMA MONDAY
ASK DAVE TATE ANYTHING: REDDIT AMA MONDAY
ONLY ON r/powerlifting (the powerlifting subreddit) Ask Dave Tate (almost) anything on Monday, February 8th. We'll start answering questions at 2PM EST, but you'll be able to submit questions early! Looking forward to hearing from you! ONLY ON r/powerlifting (the powerlifting subreddit) Ask Dave Tate (almost) anything on Monday, February 8th. We'll start answering questions […]
How Much Money Would It Take To Get ALL The Best Squatters To Compete Against Each Other? Could This Happen? Brian Carroll Thinks So...
How Much Money Would It Take To Get ALL The Best Squatters To Compete Ag...
Our sources say that Blaine Sumner and Dan Bell are in (assuming they can peak for it). We have also been told this will be Multi-Ply. From Brian Carroll's Post SQUAT ONLY run what you brung. Tag your boys. Id need big money to unretire. What would it take the others like @optimusprime_334 and @thevanillagorilla92 […]
Build MASSIVE Shoulders with JM Blakley's Special Technique
Build MASSIVE Shoulders with JM Blakley's Special Technique
Many coaches can teach you how to isolate muscles, but how many can teach you how to shut off and not use the muscles you're not supposed to use? Elitefts Columnist and Bench Press legend JM Blakley demonstrates and explains both, specifically dealing with the Shoulder and Tricep muscles in this video.  
NFL Strength Coach Fixes Powerlifter's Knee | From the Archives with Dave Tate and Buddy Morris
NFL Strength Coach Fixes Powerlifter's Knee | From the Archives wit...
It's a BLAST FROM THE PAST! The footage may be grainy, but the coach is as good as ever 15 years later. Coach Buddy Morris helps Dave Tate recover from a knee injury (as filmed by Jim Wendler). As Buddy explains, post-injury inflammation can cause the VMO to have some issues firing correctly. Here's a […]
elitefts Power Bar Product Highlights - The Most Aggressive Knurling On The Market!
elitefts Power Bar Product Highlights - The Most Aggressive Knurling On ...
The elitefts Power Bar is BACK! -"Probably the sharpest knurling there is. Yowza!" @garagegymreviews If that sounds good to you- this is THE bar to put at the center of your garage gym or training facility. Head over to elitefts.com to grab one today!  
The elitefts Internship Guide
The elitefts Internship Guide

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about internships, all in one place.

Everything You’ll Ever Need to Know about Competing: The Beginner's Guide to Powerlifting
Everything You’ll Ever Need to Know about Competing: The Beginner's...

Looking at competing in a Powerlifting meet? This is all you need to know to get you on your way.

Top-3 Cardio Options for the Powerlifter, Strongman, Bodybuilder, and Athlete
Top-3 Cardio Options for the Powerlifter, Strongman, Bodybuilder, and At...

Cardio can help you cut weight, get shredded for the stage, and increase athletes’ performance. But with so much cardio out there, where do you start? Start here with elitefts team members’ top-3 cardio items, based on their sports or areas of expertise.

Here are Team elitefts' New Year's Resolutions for 2019
Here are Team elitefts' New Year's Resolutions for 2019

New Year’s resolutions have been around for thousands of years, which gave the elitefts staff plenty of time to share their opinions on the subject and a few goals of their own…

How to Cut Maximum Weight for Competitions with a 24-Hour Weigh-In
How to Cut Maximum Weight for Competitions with a 24-Hour Weigh-In

The key to stepping on the platform at maximum strength after cutting weight is to spend as little time as possible with your body weight at less than you intend to weigh when you lift — this process is difficult and requires a great deal of desire, discipline, and pain tolerance.

WATCH: Dr. Ken Kinakin SPS Presentation — Pain when Overhead Pressing
WATCH: Dr. Ken Kinakin SPS Presentation — Pain when Overhead Pressing

If shoulder pain is holding you back when pressing overhead, the infraspinatus and AC joint are two likely culprits you should examine.

WATCH: Dr. Ken Kinakin SPS Presentation — Treatment and Rehabilitation of the Subscapularis
WATCH: Dr. Ken Kinakin SPS Presentation — Treatment and Rehabilitation o...

If you’ve pushed your exercise intensity too far and crossed through the “training redline” into the zones of injury severity, it’s going to take some time to heal. These are several techniques to help you understand the extent of your injury and rehabilitation process.

WATCH: Dr. Ken Kinakin SPS Presentation — Subscapularis Strain and Testing
WATCH: Dr. Ken Kinakin SPS Presentation — Subscapularis Strain and Testing

There are four common muscle injury patterns from the barbell bench press or “pushing forward.” The subscapularis strain is the most common, but there are ways to test for it and treat it.

WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Strength and Conditioning Program Modifications (Seven Points)
WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Strength and Conditioning Program...

In this final video of the presentation, part four, Galac focuses on the importance of making modifications to training and staying focused while doing so.

WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Strength and Conditioning Drills and Techniques for Large Groups
WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Strength and Conditioning Drills ...

Moving into the finer details of the training layout, in this video Galac outlines the pre-workout preparation he uses for his team and the techniques and drills he uses to coach such a large group.

WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Off-Season, Training Camp, and In-Season Training Considerations
WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Off-Season, Training Camp, and In...

In part two, Galac moves to discuss his off-season, training camp, and in-season programming. He speaks about what it means to have a great plan and shares the training considerations vital to the success of the athlete.

WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Goals of the S&C Program
WATCH: Justus Galac SPS Presentation — Goals of the S&C Program

Some goals of strength and conditioning are obvious, such as a improving conditioning. Others, such as building a winning culture, aren’t so obvious. This is how Galac approaches each of his staff’s goals with the New York Jets.

Q&A with James Smith: Upper Body Training for Volleyball Players
Q&A with James Smith: Upper Body Training for Volleyball Players

It is time for you to blur the lines between volleyball practice and physical preparation and fuse them into one holistic entity of movement.

WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — Bringing It All Together
WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — ...

This is my favorite part of the whole series — you get to see how all of this comes together and how it can help YOU as a lifter.

WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — Shifting the Pelvis Back to Neutral
WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — ...

We’ve worked on several components separately but this exercise brings them together: first getting into the left hip, then finding neutral, and then breathing and bracing while in this proper position.

WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — Glute Retraining
WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — ...

We pulled him into his left hip in the previous exercise, while this correction is designed to help drive him “off” his right hip.

WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — Creating an Anchor Point
WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — ...

The purpose of this exercise is to help you get into your left hip and improve how well the socket receives the ball.

WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — The 90-90 Hip Lift
WATCH: Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash — ...

It took Casey a month just to get everything into position for this exercise. When you try it, you’re going to be tempted to engage every muscle you have. Don’t.

WATCH: Physical Therapy — Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams and Dani Overcash
WATCH: Physical Therapy — Anterior Pelvic Tilt Fix with Casey Williams a...

The last two years have been the most uncomfortable but also the most rewarding of my life. Part of this process was putting aside my ego to address some physical dysfunctions that were holding me back.

Maximizing Muscle Growth Q&A: Rep Ranges, Chest Size Without Heavy Pressing, and Core Lift Rotation
Maximizing Muscle Growth Q&A: Rep Ranges, Chest Size Without Heavy P...

You have questions, team elitefts has answers. Today’s topic: building muscle through rep ranges and exercise selection.

WATCH: Off Topic with Dave and Jim — PEDs and Training Frequency
WATCH: Off Topic with Dave and Jim — PEDs and Training Frequency

Kicking off the new series, Dave Tate and Jim Wendler take on a topic of heated debate.

Intra-Workout Nutrition Q&A: BCAAs, HBCD, and Supplements on a Budget
Intra-Workout Nutrition Q&A: BCAAs, HBCD, and Supplements on a Budget

You have questions, team elitefts has answers. Today’s topic: intra-workout supplementation.

Squat Q&A: Zercher Squats, SS Yoke Bar Breathing, and Tight Hips
Squat Q&A: Zercher Squats, SS Yoke Bar Breathing, and Tight Hips

You have questions, team elitefts has answers. Today’s topic: the squat.

Bench Press Q&A: Shoulder Retraction, Bar Path, and Pec Tears
Bench Press Q&A: Shoulder Retraction, Bar Path, and Pec Tears

You have questions, team elitefts has answers. Today’s topic: the bench press.

WATCH: 2016 Training Camp — All Footage with JL, Swede, and Casey
WATCH: 2016 Training Camp — All Footage with JL, Swede, and Casey

Following this exclusive elitefts event, we have shared coaching videos and lessons from the weekend. Here’s everything in one place.

Deadlift Q&A: Block Pulls, Tension, Hip Mobility
Deadlift Q&A: Block Pulls, Tension, Hip Mobility

You have questions, team elitefts has answers. Today’s topic: deadlifting.

WATCH: Training Camp Q&A — Recovery and Weight Class Transition
WATCH: Training Camp Q&A — Recovery and Weight Class Transition

JL, Swede, and Casey continue their question-and-answer session by addressing how lifters can increase recoverability and maintain strength during weight loss.

WATCH: Training Camp Q&A — Overtraining, Openers, and Body Composition
WATCH: Training Camp Q&A — Overtraining, Openers, and Body Composition

JL, Swede, and Casey answer multiple questions in this video, ranging from how to control training intensity to picking openers to nutrition for powerlifters.

WATCH: Training Camp Q&A — What Do You Wish You Would've Done Sooner?
WATCH: Training Camp Q&A — What Do You Wish You Would've Done S...

JL Holdsworth, Swede Burns, and Casey Williams opened their training camp by answering this question.

WATCH: Dumbbell Rows vs Barbell Rows for Back Development
WATCH: Dumbbell Rows vs Barbell Rows for Back Development

These two back exercises are a staple of every bodybuilder’s program but there are many ways to screw them up. Are you performing them correctly?

2016 Arnold Sports Festival — Expo, XPC Meet Reports, and S4 Compound Events
2016 Arnold Sports Festival — Expo, XPC Meet Reports, and S4 Compound Ev...

Team elitefts did more than just compete this year at the Arnold. Everything we did is compiled here in one super-sized article.

"Pressing The Pieces Together" Bench Press Benifit For Autism
"Pressing The Pieces Together" Bench Press Benifit For Autism
Feb 20th, 2016 - "Pressing The Pieces Together" Bench Press Benifit For Autism
40 Things All Real Lifters Do
40 Things All Real Lifters Do

How many of these things apply to you?

RAW UNITY 9 - Powerlifting Meet Update
RAW UNITY 9 - Powerlifting Meet Update
The Raw Unity Meet is back for the 9th year. The meet will be held Jan 29 - 31st. Click story for more information.
DC Seminar with Julia Ladewski & Scott Paltos
DC Seminar with Julia Ladewski & Scott Paltos
  Julia Ladewski, one of the top female powerlifters of all time, competitive physique athlete, and former collegiate strength coach. Scott Paltos, former NFL fullback, highly competitive strongman, Crossfitter and powerlifter, and highly sought after strength coach.   Julia and Scott team up to bring two seminars to the DC area.   Saturday, December 5th, […]
WATCH: Tate, Dizenzo, and Goggins Present Coaching Methods from The Powerlifting Experience
WATCH: Tate, Dizenzo, and Goggins Present Coaching Methods from The Powe...

Three of our best experts discuss world-class coaching of the squat, the bench, and the deadlift.

WATCH: Steve Goggins and Swede Burns Explain How to Coach The Big Three Lifts
WATCH: Steve Goggins and Swede Burns Explain How to Coach The Big Three ...

Author of the upcoming ‘5th Set’ ebook joins lifting legend and hall-of-famer Steve Goggins to break down powerlifting movements and programming.

WATCH: Ted Toalston's Four Steps of Meet Handling
WATCH: Ted Toalston's Four Steps of Meet Handling

When your training partners make it to the big meet, what can you do to help them have the best day possible?

WATCH: Louie Simmons on Grit Media
WATCH: Louie Simmons on Grit Media
Louie speaking on why Westside is the best, athletes and coaches he has worked with, what's wrong with the strength and conditioning industry and why steroids should be legal in sport.
12 Shoulder-Building Press and Raise Variations
12 Shoulder-Building Press and Raise Variations

Ditch that boring, straight-bar overhead press in exchange for these shoulder-pumping, hypertrophic alternatives.

Hang On: The Al Caslow Deadlift Program
Hang On: The Al Caslow Deadlift Program

This is the original deadlift routine Alwyn Cosgrove drew up for Shawn Frankl after he stalled in the mid- 700s.

WATCH: The Evolution of Bands and Chains
WATCH: The Evolution of Bands and Chains

Bob Youngs and Marshall Johnson talk about how they were both introduced to accommodating resistance techniques.

WATCH: 11 Triceps Variations for Massive Arms
WATCH: 11 Triceps Variations for Massive Arms

Target all three triceps heads and construct mammoth, balanced, powerful arms with these movements from Team elitefts.

WATCH: 8 Good Morning Variations That Belong in Your Program
WATCH: 8 Good Morning Variations That Belong in Your Program

Team elitefts gives you this compilation of their favorite good morning variations.

Dave Tate Iron Athlete Radio Part 2
Dave Tate Iron Athlete Radio Part 2
This second part kicks off with Dave discussing his history of injury and what he attributes his joint issues to. Hear what he did to rehabilitate coming back from several major surgeries and John's thoughts on how to ensure your body "holds" after adjustments and physical therapy.
Dave Tate on Barbell Business Podcast
Dave Tate on Barbell Business Podcast
This may be Dave's best business talk EVER.
Dave Tate on Barbell Shrugged
Dave Tate on Barbell Shrugged
Dave Tate drops knowledge bombs on Barbell Shrugged.
On Being Elite
On Being Elite
Talking with Dave was great, but it was also amazing to hang out and shoot the show from his training compound in London, Ohio.
The Secret Diet for Gaining Weight
The Secret Diet for Gaining Weight
Finally someone tells the truth of how to gain weight!
Dave Tate, Elite FTS CEO, Drops Training, Business, and Industry Knowledge  pt.2 &3
Dave Tate, Elite FTS CEO, Drops Training, Business, and Industry Knowled...
Part 2 and 3 of Dave Tate's interview with John Bosse of Barbell1
Dave Tate, Elite FTS CEO, Drops Training, Business, and Industry Knowledge
Dave Tate, Elite FTS CEO, Drops Training, Business, and Industry Knowledge
Dave Tate, Elite FTS CEO, Drops Training, Business, and Industry Knowledge.

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