The Education of a Powerlifter
The Education of a Powerlifter

This is one of the best and most popular articles to ever be posted on the site. After you read this you will understand what it means to Live, Learn, and Pass On.

Why Your Grandpa Should Get Under the Bar
Why Your Grandpa Should Get Under the Bar

Read about real-life applications and the importance of training for specific tasks, debunking the thought that machines are safer for the elderly.

Cluster Training for Strength and Hypertrophy
Cluster Training for Strength and Hypertrophy

Cluster training methods, like many
of the less “traditional” methods, don’t get utilized enough in people’s training programs. Try them now!

How Endurance Training Can Enhance Strength Performance
How Endurance Training Can Enhance Strength Performance

Daniel DeBrocke explains various strategies to gradually increase aerobic capacity while preserving specificity in your strength training.

When Should I Put on My Gear?
When Should I Put on My Gear?

Uncover strategies for maximizing your training sessions while minimizing unnecessary fatigue.

The Implementation of Tri-Phasic Periodization for Strength and Speed Gains
The Implementation of Tri-Phasic Periodization for Strength and Speed Gains

Learn how tri-phasic periodization can boost athletic performance through unique training blocks and exercise selection.

Why the Safety Squat Bar is Superior for Athletes
Why the Safety Squat Bar is Superior for Athletes

The Safety Squat Bar deserves a permanent place in your gym equipment arsenal.

Be Your Own Strength Coach
Be Your Own Strength Coach

Embrace the wisdom of ‘Everyday Better’ and tailor your programming based on proven systems and personal goals.

Auto-Regulation for Dummies
Auto-Regulation for Dummies

Here’s a concise guide on how to understand and implement auto-regulation into your training to maximise results.

A High School Strength and Conditioning Program
A High School Strength and Conditioning Program

Here’s insight into our high school strength and conditioning program. Consider the principles we follow.

Create a Whole-Body Training Program
Create a Whole-Body Training Program

In this final part of these series, let’s create a full-body training program. Rule 1…

Build Your Ruck Without Breaking Your Body
Build Your Ruck Without Breaking Your Body

Did shuffling with a ruck for 30-40 miles a week wreak havoc? Absolutely. Learn now to build your ruck SMARTER and STRONGER.

Scale the Summit 6 Weeks Out
Scale the Summit 6 Weeks Out

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.

Conditioning for Powerlifters
Conditioning for Powerlifters

Powerlifters equate cardio and conditioning with losing strength gains, but that couldn’t be further from the truth.

Achievements, Success, and Fulfillment
Achievements, Success, and Fulfillment

Most powerlifters chase success and fulfillment through PRs and competition, but there is success to be had in the process. Don’t forget that.

Move Faster with Your Abdominal Wall
Move Faster with Your Abdominal Wall

Functional running starts with solid breathing and bracing. Learn how to breathe and brace during exercise, and watch how much smoother movement feels.

Level Up Your Accessories
Level Up Your Accessories

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.

Training the Youth Athlete
Training the Youth Athlete

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.

Programming For Everyone
Programming For Everyone

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.

The Need for Addressing Basic Pelvic Deficiencies in Baseball Programs
The Need for Addressing Basic Pelvic Deficiencies in Baseball Programs

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.

Training Considerations for the Aging Powerlifter
Training Considerations for the Aging Powerlifter

Your biological age is different than your training age. If you’ve racked up years of training in the gym, you should learn the difference between the two.

Grip Training Recommendations for Athletes
Grip Training Recommendations for Athletes

Most trainees neglect grip strength, and athletes are no different. In today’s article, Romain dives deep into how essential grip strength is for athletes and trainees alike.

Single-Leg Conjugate Training for Athletes
Single-Leg Conjugate Training for Athletes

Want to get more out of your training programs? Include single-leg training.

Alternating Weekly and Monthly Plans
Alternating Weekly and Monthly Plans

Building periodized programs is a big investment. It requires time, patience, and thought.

How to Improve Hip Internal Rotation Deficits with Band Walks
How to Improve Hip Internal Rotation Deficits with Band Walks

The band walk is one of the most popular glute exercises of all time, but it requires thought, skill, and proper execution to be effective.

16-Week Powerlifting/Bodybuilding Hybrid Program
16-Week Powerlifting/Bodybuilding Hybrid Program

If you have an equal love for bodybuilding and powerlifting with a goal to become bigger and stronger, this program is for YOU.

#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.

3 Training Rules to Throw in the Trash
3 Training Rules to Throw in the Trash

When you get to the point that you know what works and what doesn’t, or you are limited by injuries, the rules need to change.

#117 - Into the Lion’s Den With Joey Szatmary!
#117 - Into the Lion’s Den With Joey Szatmary!

In this 117th episode of Dave Tate’s Table Talk Podcast, Joey Szatmary (@Szatstrength ) takes a seat. Joey is the gym owner of The Lions Den in Colmar, Pennsylvania. He attended Albright College and played collegiate lacrosse. Joey’s most notable athletic feat as a poly-athlete is earning the 2019 United States Strongman (USS) Heavyweight National Champion title.

#115 - The Future of Powerlifting & Gym Culture And How To Create A Multi-Year Plan
#115 - The Future of Powerlifting & Gym Culture And How To Create A ...

In episode 115 of Dave Tate’s Table Talk, Dave opens the flood gates to answer YOUR questions that you asked on his Instagram page.

#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.

#109 - BONUS: Best Way to Train Supplemental & Accessory Movements
#109 - BONUS: Best Way to Train Supplemental & Accessory Movements

Dave Tate’s LTT8 (Learn to Train Seminar) lecture on how to best train supplemental and accessory movements for the highest outcome.

#108 - Season 2 Finale: Louie Simmons and the Future of Table Talk
#108 - Season 2 Finale: Louie Simmons and the Future of Table Talk

In the final episode of Season 2, Dave Tate sits down to discuss Louie Simmons’ passing and the future of Dave Tate’s Table Talk Podcast.

#107 - Dr. Stuart McGill: Training with Low Back Pain
#107 - Dr. Stuart McGill: Training with Low Back Pain

Dr. Stuart McGill talks about lower back pain, how personality impacts recovery, and understanding how to ACTUALLY train your core.

#106 - Dr. Jordan Shallow on Training, Education, and Giving a Shit
#106 - Dr. Jordan Shallow on Training, Education, and Giving a Shit

Take a look at your training programming in a more productive way, the importance of education, and why you should really give a shit.

#105 - Training YOUR Ass Off with Dave Tate and Coming Full Circle
#105 - Training YOUR Ass Off with Dave Tate and Coming Full Circle

Sam talks about what it was like going from “Training HIS Ass Off” to “Training YOUR Ass Off” and going from a participant to an assistant.

#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.

#103 - 3 Steps to Get Stronger NOW!
#103 - 3 Steps to Get Stronger NOW!

If you’ve plateaued this training season, let Sam be your guide and deliver 3 steps to help you get stronger now.

#102 - Brian Carroll: Hating to Train and the Secret to Deadlifting
#102 - Brian Carroll: Hating to Train and the Secret to Deadlifting

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 […]

#101 - Speed Training, Training Volume, and the Crack House
#101 - Speed Training, Training Volume, and the Crack House

You may be wondering how speed training, training volume, and crack houses all come up in one episode. Listen to find out.

#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.

#98 - Alcohol and Training?! What Have We Done!?
#98 - Alcohol and Training?! What Have We Done!?

What? Yes, you read that title correctly. Whoever said that alcohol and training don’t mix was trying to take away some good times.

#97 - Exercise Selection Checklist with Sam Brown
#97 - Exercise Selection Checklist with Sam Brown

Sam Brown takes over this episode to talk about exercise selection and share his exercise selection checklist.

#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.

#94 - When Dave Made the Best Gains and Why
#94 - When Dave Made the Best Gains and Why

In this Table Talk episode, Dave Tate addresses when he felt he was at his “BEST” and what made it possible.

#92 - Fear of Lifting, Getting Paid as a Lifter, and GPP
#92 - Fear of Lifting, Getting Paid as a Lifter, and GPP

How to deal with the fear of lifting maximal weights, how to get paid as a Powerlifter, and the integration of GPP into your training.

8-Week Strength Training Program for the MMA Athlete
8-Week Strength Training Program for the MMA Athlete

Take two athletes with roughly the same skill set, the stronger athlete will win every time. Get stronger with this program.

#82 - Commercial Gym Conjugate and Training Principles
#82 - Commercial Gym Conjugate and Training Principles

Take a deep dive into how you can work conjugate into your training if you are restricted by what your commercial gym offers.

#81 - What Growth Means, Training Update & Lifting Tests
#81 - What Growth Means, Training Update & Lifting Tests

Dave and Sam sit down to discuss what growth means, Dave’s best raw lifts, their training updates, and 1RM testing for football players.

#80 - Mitigating Injury and Peaking for the Meet
#80 - Mitigating Injury and Peaking for the Meet

Learn how to mitigate injury while under the bar and get the inside scoop on how Sam is peaking for his meet.

#78 - Scratched Bars, Commercial Gym's Secret & Life Strategies
#78 - Scratched Bars, Commercial Gym's Secret & Life Strategies

Don’t miss Dave and Sam going in-depth into why scratched bars are such a big deal and Dave’s life strategies he shares with Sam.

#77 - Injuries, Perceived Maxes, & Squid Game
#77 - Injuries, Perceived Maxes, & Squid Game

Dave Tate and Sam Brown discuss how injuries can make you better, perceived maxes, and Squid Game? What’s going on?

#76 - How Dave Enters the Void and Max Effort Training
#76 - How Dave Enters the Void and Max Effort Training

Dave Tate and Sam Brown talk about how Dave enters the void, their thoughts on max effort training, and trying geared lifting.

#60 - Programming Deep Dive
#60 - Programming Deep Dive

If you like learning about lifting or need some guidance on where to begin when creating your own programs this is the episode for you.

Improve Endurance and Strength Simultaneously
Improve Endurance and Strength Simultaneously

New research on concurrent training gives us more insight into how to set up our programming considering nutrition, blood flow restriction, and VO2 max.

Items 1 to 59 of 1023 total