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Is Powerlifting Dead?
28 August 2014 12:41 PM | 6 Comments
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The Long Road to a 900-Pound Bench
23 July 2014 9:34 AM | 8 Comments
Price of the Platform
17 July 2014 9:05 AM | 63 Comments
Dave Tate Video: The elitefts Powerlifting Experience
11 July 2014 1:04 PM | 1 Comment
Mastering the Deadlift
06 June 2014 7:39 PM | 10 Comments
Dave Tate’s Free Squat Manual
01 June 2014 10:51 AM | 15 Comments
Dave Tate’s Guide to Supplemental Movements with FULL Video
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Showman Year One
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Michigan Barbell Establishes Itself as State Powerlifting Hub
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Matt Foley Toughens Up Youth Athletes
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Build-A-Titan Fund Overhauls High School Weight Room
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Strength and Wellness Align at Total Health Systems
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Pursuit of Greatness
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The Essential Expansion of STA Sports Performance
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Manufacturing Next-Level Athletes
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You have two options during the competitive months: progress or regress...I digress.
By Bryan Christopher
Yeah. We used "bulletproof" again!
By Bryan Mann
A top-tier coach shares a normal day at the DI level.
By Coach G
Realize that basketball isn't just basketball, soccer isn't just soccer, and football isn't just football.
By Bryan Mann
Are you sure you want to know?
By Clint Darden
Carlos Osegueda guides coaches around programming and career traps.
By Gabriel Naspinski
We have known for years that the Glute Ham Raise (GHR) was regarded as one the best movements for the posterior chain (lower back, glutes, hamstrings and calves).
By Dave Tate
Baseball players tend to be a part of those particular athletes that do not see the connection of increased strength and power with increased performance on the field.
By Mark Watts
In life, it's the inputs and the process that matters.
By The MBA Meathead
Dave Tate and Julia Ladewski talk athletic training
By Team elitefts
Once you've experienced a hamstring strain, you wish nothing more than for it to never have happened or at least for it to never happen again.
By Brad Longazel
These videos made me realize what I needed to do in order to preserve longevitiy in doing what I love...lifting!! I just wish I came across these videos a few years back because it might have saved me from a lot of the frustration I'm experiencing now.
By EFS Staff
I'm continually amazed how so many top sports see the importance of technique, but strength athletes seem to pay little attention to it or have no idea what good technique actually is.
By Chad Aichs
In the studies conducted on youth and adult pitchers, it was established that most injuries occur from overuse.
By Dr. Michael Yessis
We tested all of the athletes on the four core exercises. No one reached any of the goals.
By Mark McLaughlin
Plyometrics (jump training) is a great tool for improving an athlete’s speed, power, explosiveness, elasticity, eccentric strength, and other aspects of the neuromuscular system such as rhythm, balance, proprioception, movement coordination, and agility.
By Jeff King
The following plyometric and strength training program is designed for use during the pre-competition phase from mid-February to mid-March, which is when the pre-season games begin (figure 1). It is assumed that all athletes have a solid base from the training during the specific preparation phase (SPP) and the general preparation phase (GPP). As shown in figure 1, all athletes will have just completed maximum strength training and speed training, focusing on increasing running speed.
By Nathan Williams
To me, the training environment doesn’t change. All the expectations and styles are present and consistent with every team.
By Todd Hamer
The individual training sessions were designed with an overall emphasis on restoration between training, practice and games.
By Jamie Smith
When your training is going well, your body is able to recover better.
By Daniel Schneider
Know your athletes, care about their success, and do things right!
By Julia Ladewski
When developing the strength and explosiveness program for the University of Pittsburgh men's hockey team, there were several factors I had to take into consideration as a coach. Hopefully my experience thus far will help you in similar situations.
By EFS Staff
In Part I of this series, we established the problem (s): Excessive annual volumes of same sport technical-tactical practice Insufficient physical preparatory foundations and coaching qualification standards Incongruent process of long term athlete development Lack of sports physiology academic curricula in CONUS Only the most gifted athletes being the exclusive survivors/beneficiaries of the flawed system [...]
By James "The Thinker" Smith
The current climate of club sport, in combination with school sport, in Southern California is one in which the majority of athletes are being placed under a degree of physical stress that their bodies are unsuited to handle.
By James "The Thinker" Smith
Have pride in your workouts, only you can get it done!
By Shaun Mirjavadi
Whether your sport is powerlifting, strongman, football or any other “strength” sport, the power clean should be part of your workout plan.
By Leo Totten
We expect to be pushed.
By The College Athlete
We have come to love but also hate the Prowler, but none of us can deny the benefits of this equipment in terms of building strength, endurance, speed, and also mental toughness in our athletes.
By Sean Keefe
This article will hopefully serve as a guide to you whether you’re a player, coach or strength coach.
By Kyle Newell
In order to provide some “spice” to our workouts, we have implemented a game day every two weeks.
By James Burk