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.
JM is known for being the namesake of the JM Press, breaking numerous world records, holding multiple degrees including an MA in Strength and Athletic Conditioning and PhD’s in Exercise Physiology and Metaphysical Sciences, and more. Dave Tate and JM talked for over three hours discussing numerous topics inside and outside of the gym.
Dave Tate sat down with Joe Sullivan and Janis Finkelman for close to 3 hours and discussed various powerlifting topics. Janis and Joe are both elite level lifters that train together at the elitefts S5 Compound.
Dave Tate and Kenny Patterson discuss their experiences throughout the '90s at the world famous Westside Barbell Club and how they relate to the documentary Westside vs the World. Kenny Patterson at one point held the all-time World Record in the bench press in 4 weight classes at the same time.
On this episode of the elitefts Table Talk Podcast, Jim Wendler returns with Matt Rhodes to chat with Dave Tate about being a strength coach, near death experiences, the fitness industry and much more.
Dr. Ken Kinakin is a sports medicine doctor, chiropractor, certified strength and conditioning specialist, and personal trainer. Dr. Kinakin is the founder of the Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists (SWIS) which is focused on the prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of weight-training injuries.
A former Marine, Tony has a broad athletic background which spans competition in strongman, Crossfit, bodybuilding, powerlifting, and endurance racing. Tony’s career in powerlifting includes a 2000 pound total in the 242 weight class.
Dave Tate and Joe Bennett, also known as the Hypertrophy Coach, sat down and talked for almost two hours and spoke about how Joe got into the fitness industry, muscle building, fat loss, how Joe built his brand in just a few years and much more.
Dave Tate rants about everything Powerlifting from online coaches, to weight cutting to sumo vs conventional deadlifts and much more!
Sheena Leedham serves as a facilitator and consultant for Ohio State University’s Nisonger Center programs: Men’s Aspirations, ACE, and PLAN. It’s here she develops and implements recreational sport/fitness curriculums for young adults with autism. Weekly she trains Dave Tate's sixteen-year-old son with Aspergers (the wonderful Blaine Tate). Sheena is also the Managing Editor for elitefts.
On this episode of the elitefts Table Talk Podcast, Dave Tate answers dozens of questions on topics including genetics, his worst powerlifting meet, injuries, his high school football and wrestling days, weight cuts for world record attempt lifts and much more.
Jim is currently the strength & conditioning coach for the London Red Raiders high school football team. He played football and graduated from the University of Arizona where he earned three letters. Jim’s best lifts include a 1000 pound squat, a 675 bench press, 700 pound deadlift and a 2375 total in the 275-pound class. He is the author of several books including 5/3/1: The Simplest and Most Effective Training System for Raw Strength.
JL Holdsworth is one of the most respected strength coaches in the industry. As a competitive powerlifter, he has posted a 905 pound squat, 775 pound bench press, and 804 pound deadlift. He has also competed in mixed martial arts and grip competition. Holdsworth is the owner The Spot Athletics, where he works with athletes of all ages and sports discipline. He is also a Co-Founder of Reflexive Performance Reset (RPR).
Dan Green has a 2065-pound total at 220, a a 2210-pound total at 242 — both records at the time. He is not only one of the greatest lifters of the current generation, but also of all time. Andrew Herbert is a cop and a firefighter in California. As part of the 242-pound weight class, he set a WR of 910.5 pounds in a raw single squat in the US Kern Open in May 2018. He trains under Dan Green, at the Boss Barbell Club.