#175 Scott McNally | Think BIG Bodybuilding Media
#175 Scott McNally | Think BIG Bodybuilding Media
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.
#174 Travis Rogers | 2,138 Pound Total, Papa Bear Rogers, The Bear Cave
#174 Travis Rogers | 2,138 Pound Total, Papa Bear Rogers, The Bear Cave
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…
#173 Pete Rubish | Enhanced to Natural, 920-Pound Deadlift, Koa Strength and Fitness
#173 Pete Rubish | Enhanced to Natural, 920-Pound Deadlift, Koa Strength...
Pete is a competitive 242-pound powerlifter with best lifts of 772 pounds on squat, 485 pounds on bench, and 920 pounds on deadlift. Understand his enhanced to natural journey.
#172 Dan Bell | 1st SHW to Surpass 2600 Total
#172 Dan Bell | 1st SHW to Surpass 2600 Total
Dan Bell is the first SHW to surpass a 2600 total, raw and in wraps. Tune in to hear about the squat he’s preparing to hit at elitefts this weekend.
BONUS EPISODE: 200 Crew Members! | Westside Barbell Evolution, Squat Cycles, Make Training Work
BONUS EPISODE: 200 Crew Members! | Westside Barbell Evolution, Squat Cyc...
We’ve reached 200 crew members! Here’s their first monthly BONUS episode. Watch future bonus episodes by joining the crew.
#171 Brian Cushing | Houston Texans, All-Time Leading Tackler, 7x Captain
#171 Brian Cushing | Houston Texans, All-Time Leading Tackler, 7x Captain
Brian was drafted by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft and played his entire 9-year career for the them.
#170 Kevin Cann | Precision Powerlifting Systems, Boston's StrongCast, Sheiko
#170 Kevin Cann | Precision Powerlifting Systems, Boston's StrongCa...
Kevin is the head coach and owner of Precision Powerlifting Systems, a competitive powerlifting team based out of Boston, MA.
#169 Justin Harris & Joe Miller | 1st Detachment, Troponin Nutrition, Bodybuilding Prep Coach
#169 Justin Harris & Joe Miller | 1st Detachment, Troponin Nutrition...
Justin Harris is the owner of the customized training and performance nutrition company Troponin Nutrition and co-owner of 1st Detachment.
#168 Daniel DeBrocke | Director of Education at Kabuki Strength, Stacked Strength Podcast
#168 Daniel DeBrocke | Director of Education at Kabuki Strength, Stacked...
Daniel DeBrocke is the director of education at Kabuki Strength. He’s a competitive powerlifter and strength coach too. Learn more!
#167 Zach Even-Esh | Underground Strength Gym, High School S&C Coach
#167 Zach Even-Esh | Underground Strength Gym, High School S&C Coach
Zach began coaching full-time in 2002 and has been in the private sector for 20 years. Learn how his coaching career has moved full circle.
#166 Jimmy Kolb | 1120-Pound Bench Press, 6x ALL-TIME Record Holder
#166 Jimmy Kolb | 1120-Pound Bench Press, 6x ALL-TIME Record Holder
Jimmy Kolb is a drug-free, equipped bench specialist—the first and only person to bench 1200 and 1300 pounds and hold 11 competitive 1000+ pound benches in the last two years.
#165 Nate Harvey | elitefts Equipment Sales, Conjugate U
#165 Nate Harvey | elitefts Equipment Sales, Conjugate U
Nate Harvey, MS, CSCS, is elitefts’ executive equipment specialist. Learn more about equipment at elitefts and his book Conjugate U!
#164 Michael De La Pava | Everything Ends, The Battle Axe Gym, Muay Thai
#164 Michael De La Pava | Everything Ends, The Battle Axe Gym, Muay Thai
The Battle Axe Gym has been home to world-class strength athletes, SOF, first responders, and several state and national champions in powerlifting and strongman since 2012.
#163 Anthony Oliveira | Trigger Warning Conjugate, World Record Squat
#163 Anthony Oliveira | Trigger Warning Conjugate, World Record Squat
Although Anthony is a mutil-ply lifter, Anthony holds the single-ply world record squat (1036.2 @258) for the 275s. 
#162 Trevor Jaffe | Coaches 25+ All-Time World Records, The Strength and Sucess Show
#162 Trevor Jaffe | Coaches 25+ All-Time World Records, The Strength and...
Trevor has coached over 25 all-time world records with eight separate athletes: Dallas Norris, Jenn Rotsinger, Ashley Garcia, Phil Herndon, Jordan Wong, Stacy “Bama” Burr, and Danny Misencik.
#161 Jim Wendler and Matt Rhodes | Holiday Edition
#161 Jim Wendler and Matt Rhodes | Holiday Edition
Together for the holidays, let’s see what ridiculousness these guys are up to.
#160 Naomi and Tom Sheppard | Training and Intensification Methods That Work
#160 Naomi and Tom Sheppard | Training and Intensification Methods That ...
Naomi and Tom Sheppard discuss training and intensification methods that work: eccentrics, isometrics, concentrics, and more!
#159 Amber Hansen | 800 Pound Squat, Air Force, The Main Event Project
#159 Amber Hansen | 800 Pound Squat, Air Force, The Main Event Project
Amber serves our country, is a badass on the platform, and is an advocate for women in the sport. Learn more!
#158 Seth & Meana Albersworth | Activated Performance, #1 in Weight Class
#158 Seth & Meana Albersworth | Activated Performance, #1 in Weight ...
Seth and Meana co-own Activated Performance, where their goal is to elevate the standard of powerlifting coaching and education.
#157 Brandon and Adrian Smitley | Squat World Record and THIRST
#157 Brandon and Adrian Smitley | Squat World Record and THIRST
Brandon currently holds the all-time world record squat in the 132-pound weight class, with a 567-pound squat.
#156 John Haack | 2270-Pound Total and World Record Holder
#156 John Haack | 2270-Pound Total and World Record Holder
Number one in your hearts, John Haack sits down with Dave in the 156th episode of Table Talk.
#155 Shawn Frankl | 5X Body Weight Squat, Coach Rick Hussey, and Big Iron Gym
#155 Shawn Frankl | 5X Body Weight Squat, Coach Rick Hussey, and Big Iro...
Shawn Frankl is the first to squat over 5X his body weight, squatting 1055 pounds at 198. Learn how Rick Hussey’s influence shaped Shawn.
#154 Jim Wendler | Author of 5/3/1 and High School Strength and Conditioning Season Review
#154 Jim Wendler | Author of 5/3/1 and High School Strength and Conditio...
The creator of 5/3/1, let’s see what Jim is up to this month and how his high school football team did this past season.
#153 Tom "Huck" Finn | Let's Get Stupid, 2030 Total, and Beer Drinker
#153 Tom "Huck" Finn | Let's Get Stupid, 2030 Total, and ...
Tom’s life goal is to crack open a beer with every one of his followers. Let’s get stupid.
#152 Dave Hoff | 5x WPO Champion and All-Time Highest Powerlifting Total
#152 Dave Hoff | 5x WPO Champion and All-Time Highest Powerlifting Total
Only 30 episodes later, Dave is now a 5x World Powerlifting Champion! Listen about his training prep and what he’s preparing for next.
#151 Cory Gregory | CoryGFitness, Max Effort Muscle, and Cofounder of Musclepharm
#151 Cory Gregory | CoryGFitness, Max Effort Muscle, and Cofounder of Mu...
Cory worked as an underground coal miner to save money for college until he opened his first gym at 20. Co-founder of Musclepharm, where’s he now?
#150 The Ingrams | Owners of Heavy Metal Fitness
#150 The Ingrams | Owners of Heavy Metal Fitness
Strong supporters and longtime customers of elitefts, learn more about their story as competitors and business owners. 
#149 Blaine Sumner | IPF Powerlifting World Champion, Multiple All-Time World Record Holder
#149 Blaine Sumner | IPF Powerlifting World Champion, Multiple All-Time ...
Blaine Sumner is an IPF Powerlifting World Champion and currently holds the most Open World Records in Powerlifting.
#148 Mike Van Wyck | WYCKED Training, IFBB Pro, Bodybuilding Vs. Powerlifting
#148 Mike Van Wyck | WYCKED Training, IFBB Pro, Bodybuilding Vs. Powerli...
Learn more about Mike, his competitive background in football and bodybuilding as an IFBB pro, training methods, injuries, and more!
#147 Dr. Trevor Pfaendtner | Renaissance Periodization Coach and Health Markers for Lifters
#147 Dr. Trevor Pfaendtner | Renaissance Periodization Coach and Health ...
Trevor is a coach for Renaissance Periodization and specializes in diets and training plans. He’s totaled elite in multiply and raw divisions.
#146 Dr. Teddy Willsey | Physical Therapist, Citizen Athletics, Influenced by Buddy Morris
#146 Dr. Teddy Willsey | Physical Therapist, Citizen Athletics, Influenc...
Teddy is a Doctor of Physical Therapy, strongly influenced by his extensive background in strength and conditioning (stops with Buddy Morris) and powerlifting.
#145 Joe DeFranco | World-Renowned Coach, DeFranco's Gym
#145 Joe DeFranco | World-Renowned Coach, DeFranco's Gym
Joe’s “gym blueprint” is now the industry standard, and DeFranco’s is a globally recognized brand.  
#144 Skip Hill | Intense Muscle, Bodybuilding Maestro, TEAM Skip
#144 Skip Hill | Intense Muscle, Bodybuilding Maestro, TEAM Skip
Skip was one of the early pioneers of online contest prep (2001) when bodybuilding message boards were still in their infancy.
#143 Steve Goggins | First 1100lbs Squat, USPA, Powerlifting Legend
#143 Steve Goggins | First 1100lbs Squat, USPA, Powerlifting Legend
Steve Goggins has competed in powerlifting for over 25 years and was the first powerlifter to squat 1100 pounds. 
#142 Big J Extreme Fitness | Ronnie Coleman, FitCon, and CSO
#142 Big J Extreme Fitness | Ronnie Coleman, FitCon, and CSO
Big J has trained on and off with 8x Mr. Olympia Ronnie Coleman as his training partner at Arlington’s Metroflex for over 20 years.
#141 Fouad "Hoss" Abiad | Entrepreneur, IFBB Pro, Heavyweight Champ
#141 Fouad "Hoss" Abiad | Entrepreneur, IFBB Pro, Heavyweight ...
Fouad is a retired Canadian IFBB pro and owner of Hosstile. He racked up an impressive nine top-three finishes over his 15-year tenure, including two victories.
# 140 Travis Ortmayer | World's Strongest Man, Survivor, Texas Stoneman
# 140 Travis Ortmayer | World's Strongest Man, Survivor, Texas Ston...
After a 10-year hiatus, stripped of strength and muscle, Travis returned to the World’s Strongest Man in 2021. 
#139 Stacy Burr | All-Time World Record Holder 1400 LBS Total
#139 Stacy Burr | All-Time World Record Holder 1400 LBS Total
Stacy’s 1435-pound total at 148 gave her an astounding 668 Wilks, which ranks her as the number one powerlifter in the world.
#138 Mike Hedlesky | 13X Arnold Classic, 10X IPF, Gold Medalist
#138 Mike Hedlesky | 13X Arnold Classic, 10X IPF, Gold Medalist
Mike Hedlesky takes a seat in this 138th episode of Dave Tate’s Table Talk.
#137 AJ Roberts ⎸ 1,200 Pound Squat, WSBB, and Entrepreneur
#137 AJ Roberts ⎸ 1,200 Pound Squat, WSBB, and Entrepreneur
AJ Roberts takes a seat in this 137th podcast episode of Dave Tate’s Table Talk.
#112 - Westside Barbell Stories (Discipline and Consistency)
#112 - Westside Barbell Stories (Discipline and Consistency)
Jim Wendler and Matt Rhodes to discuss training, coaching, consistency, discipline, and past Westside Barbell stories
#111 - Autism Interventions That Really Work
#111 - Autism Interventions That Really Work
They dive deep into strength training and Spell to Communicate, two significant modalities that encompass the whole child and form the basis for all other therapies.
#110 - BONUS: Jim Wendler's Strength Training for High School Football Players
#110 - BONUS: Jim Wendler's Strength Training for High School Footb...
Jim Wendler’s seminar Strength Training High School Football Players is compiled for you to implement as a coach or an athlete.
#104 - Meatheads, Beers, and Being Fat
#104 - Meatheads, Beers, and Being Fat
Matt Goodwin and Sam Brown talk about being fat, beer, and meathead decisions. Let these two be your guide to what NOT to do.
#100 - Jim Wendler Returns
#100 - Jim Wendler Returns
Don’t miss the return of Jim Wendler in this exciting episode celebrating 100 episodes and 1,000,000 downloads of Dave Tate’s Table Talk.
#99 - Training Talk with ATWR Powerlifter Naomi Sheppard
#99 - Training Talk with ATWR Powerlifter Naomi Sheppard
Sam Brown and Naomi Sheppard talk training and the Ghost Clash, where Naomi competed recently and finished as a top lifter.
#95 - Matt Mills and Brittany Diamond
#95 - Matt Mills and Brittany Diamond
Matt Mills and Brittany Diamond talk about training for both strongman and powerlifting, gross gym stories, and competition training.
LISTEN: The Iron Life Podcast #16 with Bedros Keuilian
LISTEN: The Iron Life Podcast #16 with Bedros Keuilian
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.
LISTEN: The Iron Life Podcast #7 with Joe DeFranco
LISTEN: The Iron Life Podcast #7 with Joe DeFranco
In The Iron Life Podcast #7, Chris Tutela talks with world-renowned strength and conditioning coach Joe DeFranco about success, programming, things trainers should never do, and more.
4 Non-Training Podcasts You Should Listen To
4 Non-Training Podcasts You Should Listen To
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!
LISTEN: Beyond Sets and Reps Podcast #3 with Dr. Bryan Mann
LISTEN: Beyond Sets and Reps Podcast #3 with Dr. Bryan Mann
Get to know Dr. Bryan Mann, from his humble beginnings to his current position at the University of Miami, and how he became one of the leading experts on Velocity Based Training.
A Legendary Interview with the Legendary Al Vermeil
A Legendary Interview with the Legendary Al Vermeil
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!
Men of Strength Sports Performance Podcast #4: Jeff Ward
Men of Strength Sports Performance Podcast #4: Jeff Ward
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!
A Bodybuilding Rewind with Lee Haney and Dr. Fred Hatfield
A Bodybuilding Rewind with Lee Haney and Dr. Fred Hatfield
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.
LISTEN: Reactive Training Systems Podcast #80 with Dave Tate
LISTEN: Reactive Training Systems Podcast #80 with Dave Tate
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.
Men of Strength Sports Performance Podcast #3: Dr. Brandon Harris
Men of Strength Sports Performance Podcast #3: Dr. Brandon Harris
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.
The Jacked Drifter with Dave Tate and Mark Valenti
The Jacked Drifter with Dave Tate and Mark Valenti
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.
Evolutionary Radio Episode #225 with Dave Tate
Evolutionary Radio Episode #225 with Dave Tate
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?
Men of Strength Sports Performance Podcast #2: Bret Huth and Scott Salwasser
Men of Strength Sports Performance Podcast #2: Bret Huth and Scott Salwa...
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.

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