As a powerlifter, I jumped higher than two athletes that jump constantly for their sport. Here’s why with an 8-week program to increase YOUR vertical.
I like to program from a metabolic, strength, or power focus. The three-day-a-week program allows more stimulation for each major area.
We’ve pushed our kids into an ultra-competitive environment where student-athletes no longer have a true off-season. Here’s what I propose.
To optimize training for an individual, let’s consider psychology, personality, and the relationship between exercise and the brain.
Numerous studies have been conducted to determine the effects of resisted sprinting methods on sprint speed. Here they are.
Ask any coach, power is a prioritized physical quality for athletes. How do we develop power? Variable Resistance Training (VRT).
A pitcher doesn’t need to be able to sprint as far as an outfielder, but the acceleration for a pitcher is in high demand.
I refuse to be the old crusty guy in the corner complaining, BUT come on now. Why aren’t your kids bending? Long is strong.
Jim Wendler’s seminar Strength Training High School Football Players is compiled for you to implement as a coach or an athlete.
Dave Tate’s LTT8 (Learn to Train Seminar) lecture on how to best train supplemental and accessory movements for the highest outcome.
Dr. Stuart McGill talks about lower back pain, how personality impacts recovery, and understanding how to ACTUALLY train your core.
If you’ve plateaued this training season, let Sam be your guide and deliver 3 steps to help you get stronger now.
In this episode of Dave Tate’s Table Talk, Brian Carroll and Dave sit down and share a cigar and dive into what it means on going “all in” in the gym, not wanting to train, and how the hell these little guys deadlifting so much. Don’t miss this episode, filled with banter between friends and […]
You may be wondering how speed training, training volume, and crack houses all come up in one episode. Listen to find out.
Sam Brown and Naomi Sheppard talk training and the Ghost Clash, where Naomi competed recently and finished as a top lifter.
Sam Brown takes over this episode to talk about exercise selection and share his exercise selection checklist.
Sam Brown talks about HIT Training and how you can use it in your training to better yourself, or your athletes.
The arm is just another part of the body that can be trained like the legs or the biceps if you know how to do it correctly.
Take a deep dive into how you can work conjugate into your training if you are restricted by what your commercial gym offers.
Learn how to mitigate injury while under the bar and get the inside scoop on how Sam is peaking for his meet.
Dave Tate and Sam Brown discuss how injuries can make you better, perceived maxes, and Squid Game? What’s going on?
Dave Tate and Sam Brown talk about how Dave enters the void, their thoughts on max effort training, and trying geared lifting.
Use this theory and practical application of vertical Fv profiling to individualize program design for athletes.
The name of the game is to be the best you can be. These tips will get you there.
Chris Janek and Steve Konopka collaborate to alter their #BAMFW program to those with no training equipment so you can have a clear plan to increase your athleticism.
It’s been a good two years and 64 episodes with elitefts and the Sports Performance podcast. Mark reflects on the ending of a great chapter.
S&C legend Bob Alejo breaks down training for all sports and the ever-so-important task of communication in our industry.
The owner of Synergy Athletics and two-time NSCA featured speaker breaks down his career path and gives the advice that all trainers and gym owners need to hear.
NSCA High School Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year Fred Eaves discusses the culture he has created at Battle Ground Academy.
The owner of Performance Training Center has combined a comprehensive program management system with extensive communication skills to optimize athlete development.
Iowa’s Strength and Conditioning Coach Chris Doyle sets a high standard for coaches and athletes to aspire for.
The Head Strength Coach of the Minnesota Vikings explains the importance of buy-in with professional athletes.
The strength and conditioning coach from Strong Rock Christian School shares his experience from coaching multiple levels and sports.
One of the original strength coaches in the industry, Coach Boyle talks training, leadership, and more of what coaches need to hear.
The Head Strength and Conditioning Coach out of University of Delaware breaks down the beginning of the year struggles and how to set your program up for success.
The most recognizable strength coach from March Madness, talks about primal movements and programming,
The most sought-after baseball performance coach details his journey in the S&C field.
One of the most experienced coaches in the country unveils the necessary components of a top-notch training program.
John Welbourn and his coaching crew provide insight into how they create power athletes.
Ross Bowsher brings an extensive resume to Arkansas Tech in order to raise the bar.
From the classroom to the weight room, Dr. Brian Thompson is the driving force behind Springfield College’s success.
In the state of youth athletics, John O’Sullivan is the voice of reason amongst coaches, parents, and administrators.
From the Big Ten to the Pac-12, Evan Simon brings toughness and accountability to the Oregon State University football program.
Jon Mike simplifies the complex studies of nutrition and exercise.
The best selling author of ‘Start with Why’ and ‘Leaders Eat Last’, Simon Sinek explains the essential qualities of leadership
Olympians, NFL players, MMA fighters—Landow has trained them all. Here’s how he does it.
From powerlifting, through the NBA, and onto the Marine Corps, Weingroff’s expertise in human movement is derived from diverse experience.
The information in this podcast comes from years of rugby training experience on multiple continents.
Adam Feit shares how to optimize your coaching experience at every level.
Using all available technology and resources, Ryan Horn explains how he developed his successful basketball team.
The newest guest on the Sports Performance Podcast shares an exclusive section from his ebook.
There aren’t very many people that own a business in their early 20s, let alone two. But, then again, most people aren’t Nick Showman.
Nate Harvey has adopted the Westside Method of Training to allow his athletes to SFW
Half of The Thinker's knowledge may go over your head, but you'll feel smarter for listening.
In this sports performance podcast, Australia's Dan Baker shares a lifetime of strength and conditioning secrets.
Mike Robertson shares his training template and system for assessing his clientele.
In California by way of Scotland, Alwyn Cosgrove is changing the personal training business one rep at a time.
TIm Hewett is an international leading expert in the field of injury prevention, with a special focus on ACL risk factor and prevention research
Matt Rhodes has been a permanent fixture of elitefts™ for over a decade. His advice to coaches is invaluable