Most people want to make more money but don’t know how. Here are the 4 most common obstacles I see people struggling with when it comes to building their wealth.
Greg Panora and Luke Edwards sit down to rehash their relationship at Westside Barbell and how they climbed the ranks in powerlifting.
Are you getting ready for your first powerlifting meet? Learn these tips and tricks now before you step onto the platform.
Extra workouts, if programmed right, can kick your training and results up a notch.
Listen how Marc is chasing the ranks as an IFBB pro while building and running multiple companies, and nurturing his family.
Did shuffling with a ruck for 30-40 miles a week wreak havoc? Absolutely. Learn now to build your ruck SMARTER and STRONGER.
Bryce is a competitive drug-free powerlifter and powerlifting coach (13 years of experience at the local, national, and international levels).
Programming is important, but having a foundation that allows you to tackle your programming is the key. Don’t forget these 5 pillars to get the most out of your training.
A former powerlifter (took the ATWR raw total—formerly held by Dan Green), John is now dominating in bodybuilding.
In the second article of this series, we look at the pros and cons of utilising a whole-body approach with your training.
The founder of Reactive Training Systems, Mike has taught more than 500 athletes and coaches how to make better training decisions.
The side plank is one of the toughest exercises to do correctly. Use these cues and tips to get the most out of your side plank positions.
Mike Israetel visits elitefts for the second time to talk everything about growth, business, training, the industry, and his current show prep.
Ashley Jones started training in 1979 and has coached athletes and general population alike. Forty-four years later, he shares some of his most poignant takeaways.
Andrew became a strongman at the age of 16. It wasn’t until 2014 where he became a pro strongman in 2 classes!
Peaking for your meet day should happen around six weeks out. Here’s a thorough plan to make sure you get the most out of your lifts when the time comes to step on the platform.
The McGill Big 3 has been used for over three decades to help people recover from back pain. However, with the surge in online gurus and overnight trainers, the Big 3 has often been butchered and changed from its original intent.
He completely quit the gym and got his big ass back in shape with the help of Justin Harris.
Gluten-free this, gluten-free that. Do you really need to be gluten-free, or are there other gut issues at play? Maybe ditching gluten isn’t your best bet.
An elitefts coach, CJ has been a coach and nutritionist for over 35 years. His gym, Total Performance Sports has been ranked in the top-20, twice!
For autistic college students, these guidelines can be instrumental in minimizing stress at the grocery store.
His practice interests include non-operative orthopedic and sports medicine, musculoskeletal ultrasound, aesthetic medicine, and health optimization.
Whole-body training is highly underutilized in today’s world, and yet, it’s one of the fundamental programming methodologies to date.
He had a hereditary issue called aortic valve regurgitation that put his lifting and life on pause. What was supposed to be an easy fix led to four open-heart surgeries, then ultimately a heart transplant.
I used to hate the term “special needs,” but now I can’t stand people who say they hate the term. FACT: My son has special needs.
One of the only people in the world to deadlift 4x his body weight, Jordan is also well-known for his relationship with Gary Vaynerchuk.
Deadlift technique should precede everything else. Learn the golden rules of deadlifting first, practice them hard and often, then load up the bar.
It’s time for a Wendler update! Today long-time friend and previous sponsored athlete Jason Pegg joins the table.
In a traditional gym class, how will the concept of jumping rope look for an autistic child? Considering that 79–83 percent of the autistic population does not display the appropriate motor skills for their age group, their needs will likely not be met. Until now…
Travis Rogers shares his thoughts and insights after spending time with Dave Tate on a recent Table Talk.
Brett has coached a diverse range of athletes from across 23 sports worldwide, at levels ranging from youth athletes to Olympians.
Somewhere between a child eloping, having a meltdown, or worse, associating everything miserable toward training, circle back to play with these exercises.
Danny set the all-time world record raw deadlift of 1074.5 pounds at the 2022 WRPF American Pro—the heaviest deadlift in powerlifting history.
Female athletes require good coaching and programming, just like their male counterparts. However, our industry frequently does them a disservice. Let’s change that.
“Train movements, not muscles.” This philosophy isn’t completely wrong, but it doesn’t tell the whole story. Learn how to build a program that does both.
Adam has changed his focus to overall human optimization and disease prevention through health coaching. His company Atlas Optimization has partnered with Marek Health.
He opened Madtown Fitness in 2013 in a small 2400 sq ft warehouse, and through the last decade, has grown it into a cutting-edge 20,000 sq ft facility.
Powerlifters equate cardio and conditioning with losing strength gains, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.
A master technician, Daniel is a 4x Mr. Olympia powerlifting champion. His best meet performance includes a 1036 squat, 801 bench, and 804 deadlift.
Creatine is one of the most studied ergogenic aids on the planet. However, most people who use creatine do so for strength gains. Surprisingly, creatine can offer a lot more, especially for anyone playing soccer.
In 2014, he became one of the youngest to receive a Pro Card, winning the NPC Nationals at 21 years old.
Most powerlifters chase success and fulfillment through PRs and competition, but there is success to be had in the process. Don’t forget that.
Paul’s primary focus is muscle physiology, biomechanics, and anatomy research. Let’s get HUGE!
Functional running starts with solid breathing and bracing. Learn how to breathe and brace during exercise, and watch how much smoother movement feels.
Brian’s fourth time on the show, managing back pain is the main topic discussed today.
Accessory movements, by definition, are nonessential. But I beg to differ. Learn to get more out of your accessory movements and watch your progress skyrocket.
Looking for principles to abide by when trying to get bigger and stronger? Could you use a long-term structure for your training year?
Powerlifting federations are a business first. So make sure you align yourself to a federation that speaks to your philosophy, values, and ethos.
Hosstile athlete Samson Dauda took 1st place at the Arnold Classic in Men’s Open Bodybuilding this past weekend at the 2023 Arnold Classic!
Take the core philosophies of 5/3/1, make two key adjustments in exercise selection and timed AMRAP sets, and you’ve got yourself a damn good strongman program.
Ryan was the first man to bench 800 pounds. He held the all-time world bench record of 1075 for over 12 years.
Youth athletes need more attention and individualization than typical athletes. Use these tips to help them thrive during their development so they can crush it in their prime.
Learn how JM is manipulating muscle growth and recovery this trip to elitefts. Plus, have a sticking point in the bench press? You’ll want to listen.
The conjugate method is tried and true, but many will inevitably butcher execution. Learn how to course correct to get the most out of your conjugate program.
Daru owns and operates Daru Strong Performance Center, Daru Strong Productions, Daru Strong Digital, and Daru Strong Nutrition. His roster of athletes and clients include UFC elite fighter Dustin Poirier, Timbaland, and many more.
Anyone, regardless of experience, should be able to program workouts for themselves. Once you understand your goals, use these easy tips to build a program that delivers results.
Scott is the creator behind Think BIG Bodybuilding Media, having brought together some of the best, brightest, and most hardcore minds in the bodybuilding industry.
The pelvis and hip cannot be neglected in baseball pitcher’s athletic training programs. Don’t miss out on these key performance indicator’s for your pitching athletes.
Travis has been in the top-10 198 rankings for the last four years in both sleeves and wrapped divisions. After double quad rupture surgery…