Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup Champs
Tampa Bay Lightning are Stanley Cup Champs
Tampa Bay beat Dallas 2-0 in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup last night—a victorious end to a tumultuous storm of a season.
WATCH: Equipment Feature — Spud Inc. Econo Triceps and Lat Pulley
WATCH: Equipment Feature — Spud Inc. Econo Triceps and Lat Pulley
This item is one of the most cost-effective ways to add a ton of variation to your training and enable you to perform a greater number of exercises.
WATCH: Equipment Feature: The elitefts 5 Rings Bar
WATCH: Equipment Feature: The elitefts 5 Rings Bar
More precise bar positioning, simpler coaching cues, and easier chain and band placement are just a few of the many benefits of this innovative bar design.
WATCH: 17 Band Exercises Powerlifters Can Do at Home
WATCH: 17 Band Exercises Powerlifters Can Do at Home
Life gets hectic with viruses, gym closings and holidays, work, and travel, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get some training in.
Kettlebell Compounds for Conditioning
Kettlebell Compounds for Conditioning
These multiple-movement sequences link a variety of kettlebell exercises for a full-body, more brutal and effective workout that can be done anywhere.
WATCH: Jordan Shallow Explains How Bicep Curls Can Help with Your Shoulder and Elbow Pain
WATCH: Jordan Shallow Explains How Bicep Curls Can Help with Your Should...
Another way to combat the shoulder and elbow pain present in many powerlifters is by doing bicep curls, and doing them properly. It will help prevent injury when doing your bench press.
WATCH: How Tricep Extensions Can Improve Your Bench Press
WATCH: How Tricep Extensions Can Improve Your Bench Press
Elbow pain is a common ailment of powerlifters, particularly when it comes to the bench press. However, an unlikely move can help treat and prevent bench press related elbow pain.
WATCH: I am Jordan Shallow
WATCH: I am Jordan Shallow
“I’m not the strongest guy in the world, but I might have a run as one of the stronger chiropractors.” elitefts coach and columnist Dr. Jordan Shallow wants to make his mark in chiropractic, education, training, and fitness — and he might be doing just that through his travels and writings.
WATCH: JM Blakley's Ultimate 6-Rep Triceps Workout
WATCH: JM Blakley's Ultimate 6-Rep Triceps Workout
Even though it's 6 reps, you might want to tell the person who wants to use the cable machine they'll have to wait a bit. This exercise puts the burn in slow burn.
WATCH: I am JM Blakley
WATCH: I am JM Blakley
“Our human potential is much higher than we recognize.” elitefts coach and columnist JM Blakley might be the namesake of the JM Press, but he hopes his impact in the strength sports world will go far beyond that and the weights he's lifted.
WATCH: How to Implement Strongman into Your Powerlifting Training [Whiteboard Edition]
WATCH: How to Implement Strongman into Your Powerlifting Training [White...
If you're interested in doing some strongman movements but are hesitant because you're in the middle of a program, don't be! Brian Alsruhe will show you how to implement those movements into your current program.
WATCH: Atlas Stone Tutorial with Brian Alsruhe
WATCH: Atlas Stone Tutorial with Brian Alsruhe
Even if you're not a strongman competitor, the Atlas Stone's benefits have carryover to the Big Three. Besides, it's fun to train something new. So what are you waiting for? Grab an Atlas Stone, heavy med ball, or sandbag so we can get started!
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — How Steroids Can Damage Long-Term Training Progress
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — How Steroids Can Damage Long-Term Trai...
Don't do drugs. Negative side effects and addiction concerns aside, PEDs can really harm athletes' long-term development and careers. They're not worth losing the future gains over, we promise.
WATCH: Farmer's Walk Tutorial with Brian Alsruhe
WATCH: Farmer's Walk Tutorial with Brian Alsruhe
Fun fact: the farmer's walk is one of Brian Alsruhe's favorite exercises of all time. It works your grip, back, traps, biceps, core, and calves... what's not to love?
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #37 with JM Blakley
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #37 with JM Blakley
Since you guys couldn't get enough of him the first time, we've asked JM Blakley to come back to record another Table Talk Podcast episode. So sit back, relax, and listen to JM's soothing voice instruct you on how to become a better lifter!
WATCH: John Meadows and The Muscle Doc Train Back and Chest
WATCH: John Meadows and The Muscle Doc Train Back and Chest
John Meadows was interested in the things Jordan Shallow discussed in podcasts and IG posts, so he reached out to him with the intention to "steal" some of Jordan's ideas. Well, that didn't go as planned. Don’t waste an opportunity to steal this workout from elitefts. Not that it’s stealing; you have our permission.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dan Green on Using Intensity to Build Muscle
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dan Green on Using Intensity to Build ...
"...I'm using powerlifting lifts in a bodybuilding style..." Dan Green shares the secrets to building muscle as a powerlifter and as a bodybuilder.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #36 with Jordan Shallow
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #36 with Jordan Shallow
The Muscle Doc is in the house! Dr. Jordan Shallow is here to answer your (bench) pressing questions, so hop on the livestream and ask away!
WATCH: The Method Behind Brian Alsruhe's Training [Whiteboard Edition]
WATCH: The Method Behind Brian Alsruhe's Training [Whiteboard Edition]
Brian Alsruhe's background in strongman, martial arts, MMA, and counter-terrorism led to his training system being "messed up" and unique from everyone else's. Despite that, he's found great success with his programming and will be breaking it down in this video.
WATCH: Giant Sets with Brian Alsruhe
WATCH: Giant Sets with Brian Alsruhe
Brian Alsruhe's training style is going to be different than what you'd usually see at the elitefts S5 Compound, but that certainly didn't stop him or Team elitefts athletes from exchanging ideas and having a good time.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dan Green and Andrew Herbert's Weekly Back Workouts
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dan Green and Andrew Herbert's We...
“I do feel the back is the engine of the powerlifter. You could almost not train anything else but just pound the shit out of your back four times a week and still be strong.”
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dave Tate's Simple and Effective Conjugate Training Guide
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dave Tate's Simple and Effective ...
The conjugate method isn't simple for everyone, which is why Dave decided to write down an explanation on the Table Talk table.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #35: Dave Don't Know Edition
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #35: Dave Don't Know Edition
Dave didn't realize he had a podcast scheduled for today, so he's in the hot seat without any prep. If you have questions for Dave, fire away on YouTube's live stream, NOW.
WATCH: Fighter Mentality with Brian Alsruhe
WATCH: Fighter Mentality with Brian Alsruhe
Growing up in the ‘80s, Brian Alsruhe found strength in Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sylvester Stallone, and He-Man. The one thing these people (and cartoon character) had was muscles; therefore, he’d need muscles to be strong. That brought him to martial arts, forming a strong mindset, and eventually, to strongman.
WATCH: Equipment Feature — elitefts Tri Plyo Cube
WATCH: Equipment Feature — elitefts Tri Plyo Cube
With three different heights in one plyobox, the elitefts Tri Plyo Cube is a great tool and one you should definitely have in your home gym.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Key Indicators for a Big Bench
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Key Indicators for a Big Bench
There are so many movements you can do when it comes to strengthening the back for the bench press — so which ones SHOULD you do?
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #34 with Ross Kolodziej
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #34 with Ross Kolodziej
Before the Buckeyes face off against the Badgers, University of Wisconsin's head strength and conditioning coach Ross Kolodziej joins Dave for a late-night Table Talk Podcast episode.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #33 with Brian Alsruhe
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #33 with Brian Alsruhe
Brian Alsruhe, Maryland's Strongest Man and owner of NEVERsate Athletics, pays a visit to the S5 Compound to train and to talk with Dave Tate on a Table Talk Podcast episode.
Power in Motion: A One-of-a-Kind Gym Culture
Power in Motion: A One-of-a-Kind Gym Culture
"We’re the only functional training gym in the Midwest." Power in Motion is truly one of a kind, from its focus on functional training to individualized services for its diverse clientele to its arrangement of specialty equipment.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — The Yellow Brick Road of Powerlifting
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — The Yellow Brick Road of Powerlifting
Don't pay attention to the man behind the curtain; instead, keep your eye on the goal through your training journey.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #32 with Nick Showman
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #32 with Nick Showman
It's showtime — and why wouldn't it be since this week's guest is Nick Showman, owner of Showtime Strength & Performance?
WATCH: I am Clint Darden
WATCH: I am Clint Darden
“I don’t need a psychiatrist. Give me a squat rack and a deadlift platform and a bench and a couple of Atlas stones, and that’s my psychiatric chair right there.” Everyone needs a safe haven, and elitefts coach Clint Darden has found his at the House of Biceps in Cyprus.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dave Tate's Favorite Part of Powerlifting
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Dave Tate's Favorite Part of Powe...
For someone who says he doesn't like the competition aspect of powerlifting, it comes off as a surprise that Dave Tate's favorite part about powerlifting is a moment that happens at meets.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #31 with Doug Heath
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #31 with Doug Heath
Ohio is the mecca of powerlifting, and elitefts is just one stop on the journey. Doug Heath, one of the Ohio powerlifters who inspired Louie Simmons to develop the Westside Method, joins Dave Tate on this Table Talk Podcast episode.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #30 — How Dave Tate Trained His Clients
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #30 — How Dave Tate Trained His Clients
If you train gen pop, how do you get into your clients' heads? What exercises do you choose? Dave Tate answers these questions based on his experiences from training gen pop.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — A Message to High School Coaches
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — A Message to High School Coaches
Ideally, the kids should be learning from the coaches' example. So what does that say about coaches who are calling kids lazy?
WATCH: Training Frequency Considerations for Strength Sports
WATCH: Training Frequency Considerations for Strength Sports
Keep in mind the training frequencies listed here can still vary a lot depending on the person. These are just numbers to keep in mind as you figure out the best frequency for you!
WATCH: Joe Sullivan's Knee Wrap Tutorial for Raw Lifters
WATCH: Joe Sullivan's Knee Wrap Tutorial for Raw Lifters
Wrapping someone else's knees might seem easy, but when it comes to being a self-wrapper, that's another story. Luckily Joe Sullivan's familiar with being a self-wrapper, so he'll show you the ropes — and how to better wrap your training partner's knees.
WATCH: Business and Branding From the Mill
WATCH: Business and Branding From the Mill
In 2009, Dave took on the treadmill, the mortal enemy of powerlifters, as he answered questions about business and branding. This feat is not for the weak of heart or constitution, so abandon hope, all ye who enter here...
Career- and Body-Killing Food Allergies From Eating the Same Foods Too Often
Career- and Body-Killing Food Allergies From Eating the Same Foods Too O...
Eating the same foods too often can lead to a wide range of significant problems, such as difficulty breathing, an upset stomach, bloating, joint pain, low energy, skin rashes, lack of motivation, inability to focus, mucous build-up, and more.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #29 — A Simple and Effective Template for Conjugate Training, Part 2
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #29 — A Simple and Effective Template for Con...
Dave's going to go over more simple conjugate method and answer more questions, so be sure to have your questions ready and are tuned in to listen closely.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Going All In
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Going All In
What does it mean to go all in? Is there a point where you've gone too far down the rabbit hole of all in? Clint Darden and Dave Tate attempt to answer these questions with their different perspectives.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #28 — A Simple and Effective Template for Conjugate Training, Part 1
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #28 — A Simple and Effective Template for Con...
It’s back to the drawing board for Dave Tate — specifically the drawing board for explaining how to set up a conjugate method training program.
WATCH: DIY Sissy Squats
WATCH: DIY Sissy Squats
Want to mix up your home gym training session with the equipment you already own? Grab your rack, a pair of elitefts Pro Light Bands, and a pipe, and we'll get you all set up in no time to do some sissy squats.
WATCH: Matt Rhodes' Problems with Sports Coaches
WATCH: Matt Rhodes' Problems with Sports Coaches
Strength coaches have a lot of problems to deal with. Some of those problems come from the strength coaches themselves, but don't even get him started on the sports coaches... too late, though. We got him talking about them.
WATCH: Back Training with Justin Harris
WATCH: Back Training with Justin Harris
“Dumbbell rows are bodybuilding burpees.” For more wisdom and the full post-Table Talk Podcast workout with Justin Harris, read on. This back workout is complete with pull-overs, pull-downs, deadlifts, and multiple row variations (one by which Justin deems as the best lat exercise there is).
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Joe Sullivan on Adductor Health
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Joe Sullivan on Adductor Health
Joe Sullivan says the movements he uses to keep his adductors health are "the bomb." Want to find out what those explosive movements are? Read on to find out.
WATCH: How Lily Starobin Started Training with Dave Tate
WATCH: How Lily Starobin Started Training with Dave Tate
After an ugly incident with a Smith Machine, Lily Starobin decided maybe she needed an actual powerlifting coach. She didn't anticipate, however, to find a coach in Dave Tate.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #27 with Videographer Intern Zach Thayer
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #27 with Videographer Intern Zach Thayer
On this Table Talk Podcast episode, elitefts Videographer Intern Zach Thayer grills Dave Tate with a series of questions on a variety of topics.
WATCH: Ed Coan and Dave Tate Discuss Weak Point Training
WATCH: Ed Coan and Dave Tate Discuss Weak Point Training
Ed Coan and Dave Tate explain their rationales and favorite accessory movements and variation lifts for training weak points.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Justin Harris Talks Hormones and Janae Kroc's Bodybuilding Prep
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast Clip — Justin Harris Talks Hormones and Janae...
In this snippet from a Table Talk Podcast episode, Dave Tate and Justin Harris discuss Janae Kroc's return to the bodybuilding circuit and how hormones may (or may not) affect her return to the sport.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #26 with Nate Harvey
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #26 with Nate Harvey
Dave Tate and Nate Harvey, die-hard supporters of the conjugate method, sit down on this Table Talk Podcast episode.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #25 with Casey Williams
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #25 with Casey Williams
Dave Tate's bringing yet another amazing athlete to the table... Talk Podcast! (See what we did there?) This time, it's elitefts athlete Casey Williams.
WATCH: Matt Rhodes Gives Advice to Young Coaches
WATCH: Matt Rhodes Gives Advice to Young Coaches
A few pro tips from Coach Matt Rhodes: Not everything you learn in a book can be applied to strength and conditioning. Open your mind to new ideas and influences, and learn how your mentor wants things down.
WATCH: Dave Tate's Definitive Guide for Wrapping Wrists
WATCH: Dave Tate's Definitive Guide for Wrapping Wrists
Learn the secret that we've kept under wraps until now: How to properly wrap your wrists for the Big Three: bench, squat, and deadlift.
WATCH: Joe Sullivan Demonstrates Crocodile Breathing
WATCH: Joe Sullivan Demonstrates Crocodile Breathing
The cue "push into your belt" has lifters focusing on the front of their bodies. But this operates under the assumption that the torso will expand in 360 degrees, not just out toward the front. In order to have the best brace, we need to rework our understanding of doing so in the first place.
LISTEN: Table Talk Clip — Are Cheat Meals Worth It?
LISTEN: Table Talk Clip — Are Cheat Meals Worth It?
It’s better to have one cheat meal a week than to go off of the program and eat on a day that you’ve burned off a lot of calories and now have taken in more calories than lost. Don’t turn a fat-burning day into a fat-gaining day.
WATCH: I am Vincent Dizenzo
WATCH: I am Vincent Dizenzo
“To be able to give back is a much bigger legacy than anything you’ll leave on a platform.” elitefts coach Vincent Dizenzo finds his calling in helping others by passing on knowledge, especially when it comes to dieting and weight loss.
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #24 with Clint Darden
LISTEN: Table Talk Podcast #24 with Clint Darden
Clint Darden is taking some time to travel out of Cyprus and to the U.S., where he's finally made his way to the elitefts S5 Compound as a Table Talk Podcast guest.

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