After a 10-year hiatus, stripped of strength and muscle, Travis returned to the World’s Strongest Man in 2021.
Mike Hedlesky takes a seat in this 138th episode of Dave Tate’s Table Talk.
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.
Listen as Dave, Darryl, and Bret go down memory lane, and share stories and training gems they learned from John Meadows.
Dave Tate and elitefts staff discuss old injuries and how they came to be at elitefts as well as what to expect from elitefts in the new year.
Ever wondered about the benefits of more sets? Maybe you’ve tried and got quickly fatigued? Dave explains the impact in his latest Table Talk.
Dave Tate goes solo to answer questions and give as much information on powerlifting as possible in two hours.
Sam shows Dave a conjugate crazy powerlifting video and keeps the surprises coming when he gives Dave a surprise Christmas gift LIVE.
Juji and Joey Szatmary review their squat-based lifting day with Dave Tate and Sam and delve into other topics like New Year’s resolutions.
How important is social media? Find out how Dave Tate runs his business on social media and what it takes to succeed in a niche market.
2022 is upon us and Dave Tate has a plan and goals for social media and how it will impact his business and the education he pushes out.
Are you a parent, educator, or personal trainer serving autistic children and young adults? If so, perfect your active role through The Power of a Note.
Growing up in the age of Men’s Health magazines, Chad Aichs had to weed through all the bullshit to be one of the strongest men in the world.
Social influencers Jujimufu and Szatstrength sit down with Dave Tate (after a brutal leg day) to talk training, business, and mindset.
Listen to Brian’s long climb to squatting 1306, plus Dave’s hilarious weed adventure!
Nothing like getting together with pals and talking old powerlifting stories. From Louie Simmons trying to break your fingers after beating you in the stomach, to having rules made specifically about you.
Everyone likes putting their own tweak on popular programming. Louie Simmons was not very receptive when he learned Mark Bell had changed his, however. You’d think a 180-pound squat PR would speak for itself, but apparently it was still no good.
What are people most interested in seeing on the podcast? Who would be the perfect guest? Which topics should be covered? Talking the future of the podcast and when Dave is returning!
Stop screwing up your deloads and you’ll see less back pain and significantly increased performance. Then stop screwing up how you tie your shoes! Done incorrectly, small movements can add up to exacerbate back pain.
Who becomes great? What matters now to keep your legacy moving to the next generation? Steve Goggins is Dave Tate’s pick for the most underrated powerlifter, and he has his theories for why he isn’t mentioned.
“The children now love luxury; they have bad manners, contempt for authority; they show disrespect for elders and love chatter in place of exercise. Children are now tyrants, not the servants of their households. They no longer rise when elders enter the room…” — Socrates
Being jacked as hell got your shoulders a little tight? Here’s how you fix your squat bar position for better performance, less pain, and a bigger total.
Dave Tate knows it all right? Not always… Here’s a major blunder and how he bounced back.
The idea that powerlifting might not be an option one day is terrifying, but at least Dave Tate and JM Blakley can share some wisdom for you to be prepared.
If you can count on one hand the number of joints that don’t hurt right now, you might want to heed some of Dave’s training tidbits.
Looking to beef up your upper back or increase your bench and squat numbers? Of course you are. Check out Dave Tate’s best advice on how to structure your routine to best gain upper back strength.
Dave Tate sits down for an episode of the Table Talk with Mark Bell and his co-hosts of the Mark Bell’s Power Project, Nsima Inyang and Andrew Zaragoza. Dave and Mark talk about their past time training together, and life and business lessons they’ve learned since then.
Vincent Dizenzo, Jim Wendler, and Matt Rhodes come together to deliver a classic tale of body odor, sketchy needles, and a whole lot of that sweet power bloat. Complete with quite a few verbal jabs at each other in between, like does losing weight even count as a challenge as a super heavyweight powerlifter?
Elite multi-ply powerlifter and world-class coach and educator Brian Carroll is on the Table Talk Podcast today to chat with Dave Tate. Whether it’s Brian’s methodology or his experience as a lifter and a coach, this under the bar duo is a wealth of knowledge.
Debating switching stances? How can you know which one is better for you? Dave Tate drops some wisdom on how you’ll know when it’s time to switch, and how to best train the deadlift.
Table Talk #47 coming in live to answer your questions and teach you a thing or two! In today’s Table Talk Dave Tate will be focusing specifically on beginners and their programming for this episode.
Listen to JM Blakley talk about the reasons behind his supplemental exercise choices when aiming to increase his already massive numbers. Apply these to any of your lifts and you might find what you’re missing in your current program!
Whether you’re trying to avoid a heart attack or a stint of diarrhea you might want to heed the words of Dave and Brian about how you shouldn’t play around with your heart health.
Dave got you a Valentine’s day present… His undivided attention answering your questions from Instagram and Youtube! He’s rolling solo today answer prepared questions and live ones!
“How much better could I have been if I had full support?”
Dave tells us his only regret after a long powerlifting career. At the end of the day, none of the training mattered if he wasn’t doing right by the people he loved.
After a sickness that kept Dave out of the office for a few days, he returns to the table to talk everything conjugate. Joining in on the collaboration, our trusty strength and conditioning editorial intern is by his side. Tune in and enjoy!
There are universal traits that unite what elevates a powerlifter to the top regardless of what era you competed in. Rather than try to pick apart the differences of each we should focus on the things that the best still do today.
This week’s table talk will be a combination of Dave’s weekly sport science meetings with the strength and conditioning intern and answering your questions. Whether you want to advance your knowledge as a coach or athlete this one is sure to be a knowledge bomb on everything strength!
Is speed work really doing anything for your progress? JM Blakley is willing to bet that it isn’t. Powerlifting is about force, not speed.
This episode will have a little less testosterone than usual, but don’t let that stop you from listening! Tune in to find out what makes these three women strong(er) than you…
Hate to break it to you, but you can’t out-correct a corrective exercise.
This week’s Table Talk features elitefts strength and conditioning editorial intern, Mason Nowak. Tune in to this dialogue between the industries of powerlifting and strength and conditioning.
Join Dave Tate and Swede Burns for today’s Table Talk.
“It’s going to feel heavy as fuck, but it doesn’t mean you can’t do it.”
What do Dave Tate, Nick Showman, Louie Simmons, and high school athletes have in common? A love-hate relationship with the trap bar… and a few other movements.
NEVERsate started off as a band name and became the name of Brian Alruhe’s gym — but there’s more to the name than that.
Happy holidays from elitefts! We’ve stuffed your stockings with more content to get you closer to your strength, hypertrophy, and power goals — performance in bodybuilding, powerlifting, weightlifting, and strongman. All you have to do is rip the wrapping!
Is that Santa Claus or a powerlifter? It’s Dave Tate, back to host another Table Talk Podcast episode.
Training through chemotherapy took everything Clint Darden had. All in all, he believes it was important that he did. There was nothing else he’d rather do and no place he’d rather be.
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.
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!
“…I’m using powerlifting lifts in a bodybuilding style…” Dan Green shares the secrets to building muscle as a powerlifter and as a bodybuilder.
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!
“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.”
The conjugate method isn’t simple for everyone, which is why Dave decided to write down an explanation on the Table Talk table.
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?
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.
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.
Don’t pay attention to the man behind the curtain; instead, keep your eye on the goal through your training journey.