Elitefts Table Talk Podcast
Summary: Dave 'Under The Bar' has been involved in Strength & Conditioning for over three decades, coach, consultant, and business owner. He has logged more than 40,000 hours of strength training and consulting with professional, elite, gen pop and novice athletes, trainers and coaches. He has spoken at over 100 events and authored 20 books, as well as, writing over 1200 articles for magazines and prominent websites. Dave competed in Powerlifting from 1987-2004 obtaining elite rankings in multiple weight classes. Dave is married to elitefts.com Inc. co-founder Traci Arnold-Tate where they resided in London, Ohio with their two sons. Personal Credo: Live, Learn, Pass on. Each podcast will be unique, covering topics such as training, nutrition, powerlifting, business and much more.
Dave Tate goes into detail on this simple and effective conjugate training template. This is the same template that Dave presented many years ago with Louie Simmons during his Westside Barbell days. The video to go along with this podcast is on elitefts' YouTube channel.
Zach Thayer is our new media intern who has a college-level athlete history in shot put, a mind that’s open to learning, and a strength base with which he’ll put himself to the test over the next three months. Dave and Zach dove into training-related topics and discussing, among other things, strategies towards improving the strength of someone with a novice-intermediate level of barbell training experience.
Nate Harvey's expansive career as a strength coach includes such milestones as a decade of holding the title of head strength coach at the State University of New York at Buffalo, during which he coached the school’s first-ever national champion in shot put and 18 Olympic trial qualifiers using the conjugate method. An accomplished multiply powerlifter, Nate has totaled 2,450 pounds in the 308 weight class.
Casey Williams some early success breaking the 220 drug tested squat record and winning the 242 class at RUM 7 and 8 in 2014/2015. His best lifts to date are an 810 squat, 540 bench, and 738 deadlift with a 2088 total at 242 raw with wraps. Currently, he’s managing his training and overall health after he was diagnosed with Ulcerative Colitis in 2017. Pittsburgh, PA is still home where he’s managing Union Fitness and working with online clients providing custom strength programming.
Clint Darden has competed extensively in strongman in both the US as well as across Europe and has worked with hundreds of athletes via online coaching as well as put out years' worth of educational content on his YouTube channel, The House of Biceps. Clint currently lives in Cyprus with his family. Whether it's discussing hard-to-solve training problems, the experience of having a child with Autism, and anything and everything in between, Clint doesn't shy away from hard questions
Joe and Janis are returning for another episode of Table Talk Podcast with host Dave Tate. Expect all sorts of thoughts, questions, and answers for all things powerlifting-related. Janis and Joe are both elite-level lifters who train together at the elitefts S5 Compound.
Everyone loves an insane physical transformation. Justin has coached a multitude of successful bodybuilders and was the wizard behind Dave Tate’s iconic shred down to single-digit body fat levels. Not only can Justin take someone from a pile of dough to finely-crafted sculpture, Justin is also a business owner and has spent considerable time in academia—with study of atomic physics on his list of educational forays.
In this episode of Table Talk Podcast, Dave Tate is hosting solo once more and has plenty to say about a variety of subjects, such as JM Blakley not knowing how to use the Internet and things he's learned in his training career, and more.
Dave Tate, Alwyn Cosgrove Julia and Christian Anto break down the reality of what independent success looks like and what it isn’t. They touch on common misconceptions about what it means to be in the industry for the long run.
This podcast stands out from the rest of the Table Talk Podcast episodes because this time, Dave isn't the one asking the big questions; this time, the host of The Rogue Ones Podcast is interviewing Dave.
Matt Rhodes, Vincent Dizenzo, and Jim Wendler—three prodigious strength industry careers, one podcast table. Matt, Vincent, and Jim take control of Table Talk while Dave Tate is on vacation and answer a lot of questions, tell a lot of stories, and roast each other as much as physically possible, which is quite a bit for three strong guys.
In this episode, Dave sits down with one of the strongest Deadlifters in the world—Cailer Woolem. Topics range from Cailer’s deadlift development from the beginning of his career as a high school powerlifter in Texas to holding all-time world records, training the sumo deadlift versus conventional and the relationship between the two, and more detail on Dave’s puke bucket than anyone may have ever wanted.
In the episode, Dave Tate addresses your questions about visualization; the most important thing he learned in his early training years, the importance of culture is to individual success. What he feels is the best way to leave your job and start your own thing - or if you even should in the first place. What Powerlifters should focus on and how to get the most out of your fleshlight.
Phil Matusz is the associate director of strength and conditioning for the Ohio State University football team, where he has been for several seasons now. He has been with the team for the 2014 College Football Playoff National Championship and for two Big Ten Conference Championships.
Dave Tate spoke with IFBB pro John Meadows AKA Mountain Dog for 3 hours about longevity, training philosophy, sleep patterns and much more.