I first met Bedros Keuilian when our mutual friend Jay Ferruggia introduced us. From there, I worked with him on his online coaching program, which eventually led me to working with him in his elite coaching program for the last three years... and now, he's a guest on my podcast.
Instead of listening to the same old radio station on your daily commute, why not learn something new from these podcasts? Stick your Airpods in your ears or connect your phone in your car's radio via Bluetooth and listen away!
It’s not every day that you get to listen to an interview with the only strength coach who’s won a championship in both the NFL and NBA. That means today is your day! A few topics we cover are recovery, early morning workouts, trends, intensity, injury, calf exercises, buy-in, and more!
This episode's guest is Georgia Southern University’s director of Olympic strength and conditioning: Jeff Ward. Coach Ward was a part-time assistant when I started working there, and he made a huge jump to the director position. He's got a good story of how he got there, so listen up!
Every once in a while, you find a rare gem hidden deep within your computer's files. This particular jewel was an interview I did with bodybuilder Lee Haney and the late Dr. Fred Hatfield — Dr. Squat himself! — in 2014.
In the 80th episode of the Reactive Training Systems podcast, host Mike Tuchscherer and Dave Tate talk about how to build and strengthen relationships in order to lay down the foundation for a strong business and a legacy in competitive powerlifting.
This episode's guest is Georgia Southern University's sports psychologist Dr. Brandon Harris. He explains what exactly he does and what his job entails while giving listeners a deeper insight into sports psychology.
In this collaborative podcast, Zach Gallman and Mark Valenti bring on Dave Tate as a guest. Together, the trio talks about a variety of subjects, including elitefts' history, Crossfit, the shift from geared to raw powerlifting, and more.
How is powerlifting doing as a sport compared to bodybuilding, which is kind of dying? Is it growing? What drugs are powerlifters using these days? How much do you think genetics play a role? At what age does a person’s strength usually peak and start dropping?
This episode covers a variety of in-depth training and coaching topics (injury reports, physical preparation, sports specificity, junk volume, culture), along with the current state of Cleveland sports and the return of LeBron James to Cleveland in 2022.
Our first-ever guest is David Kitchen, who serves as the Assistant Director of Strength and Conditioning for the UNLV Rebels football team. Kitchen talks about everything from his life journey to discipline and even the different sociology principles he’s studied in an attempt to better his athletes.
In this interview with Mark Dugdale, we discuss the mental side of training and competing, along with the various challenges that we meet when life, training, family, work, and all of the other areas of our lives intersect.
Most athletes will forget the win-loss records of their teams, but they won't forget the way the coach treated them. This podcast episode focuses on the impact coaches can have on young athletes outside of sets and reps.
More student-athletes are beginning to recognize mental health as simply another part of the training and self-care process, and not a sign of weakness or lack of mental toughness. Here are three ways to help.
Joel Jamieson, one of the world’s foremost authorities on strength and conditioning for combat sports, joins the Peak Mental Performance Podcast for a discussion of stress, HRV, and improving athletic performance.
Mike Tuchscherer has been known for years as a large proponent of individualized training. Our conversation covers some great topics and advice for both lifters and coaches. No matter what type of training method you use, there are some good principles that you can apply to your training.
Host Scott Caulfield leads this discussion on the past and future of velocity based training, the challenge of balancing personal and professionals lives, and the importance of building and maintaining a network.
Dr. Brett Wingeier is a biomedical engineer and neuroscientist who designed the Halo Sport device. In our conversation, we discuss the science behind transcranial direct current stimulation and its use for athletes.
Appearing as special guest for episode 13, Ashley joined the podcast to discuss his career, the knowledge he has gained through his experience in the industry, and the lessons he has found most valuable for training and coaching athletes.
This discussion focuses on further applications of velocity based training, including the topic of fast-twitch muscular hypertrophy, ensuring athletes don't cheat the system, and choosing between average and peak velocity.
In this episode of the Peak Mental Performance Podcast, Dr. Steve Graef, Counseling and Sports Psychologist for The Ohio State University Athletics, defines visualization and gives steps to use it to improve athletic performance.
The goal of the podcast is to spread practical, quality information that can help all listeners improve their mental health and athletic performance, and to help everyone understand the link between the two.
Stepping outside 'the grind' of coaching has given Mark a different perspective on his career in strength and conditioning and the challenges that young coaches face. He shares his thoughts on this topic and more in Episode 77.
Written training programs can account for physical stress, but it is the strength and conditioning coach's responsibility to adjust for academic stress. This podcast includes the details of Dr. Mann's research on the subject.
We have our first Listener Feedback segment and I also check in with the three new members of Team elitefts™: Mickey Manley, Chad Walker and Marshall Johnson. The episode is one hour and eleven minutes.