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May 13, 2019

In this podcast RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer, Ross Leppala, and Mark Robb catch up and talk about the recent NSCA Summit and what can be learned in powerlifting from some of the most successful Weightlifting coaches of all time.

Apr 24, 2019

In this episode Mike Tuchscherer and Dominic Siriani interview the man, the myth, the legend- Tony Harris. Tony Harris has been competing in powerlifting since the early 90's and what's most notable is that he's the strongest he's ever been while being in his early 50's. He set the world record squat in the 120kg class at 52 years old which may be one of the most impressive squats of all time. 

Apr 8, 2019

In this episode of the Titans of Powerlifting podcast we interview the legend Beau Moore. He's competed across 3 decades of powerlifting in some of the biggest competitions in existence. Averaging 4 competitions per year he's competed over 120 times in both equipped and raw powerlifting. Beau gives some incredible insights on how the sport has evolved and what the future may look like in this incredible episode.

Enjoy :)

Apr 2, 2019

In this episode, RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer, Ross Leppala, Paulie Steinman, and John Garafano chat about the various programming and training considerations to make for equipped powerlifting.

Mar 18, 2019

In this episode of the Titans of Powerlifting Series, Head Coach Mike Tuchscherer and Dominic Siriani interviews the 27 TIME national champion Sioux-z Hartwig Gary about her journey through powerlifting over the last 3 decades. 

Mar 4, 2019

In this episode, Head Coach Mike Tuchscherer speaks with Dr. Jordan Feigenbaum from Barbell Medicine about everything from Pain Science, the "optimal" rep ranges, to technical perfectionism. You're going to want to get your note pad out for this one.

Jan 29, 2019

This is the first episode of many to come where we interview some of the most influential and historical people in powerlifting. History matters. The history of powerlifting matters. It helps us understand how this sport became what it is today, and what we can learn from those who have been involved for much longer than we have. 

In this episode we interview the legend Brad Gillingham who is most famously known for having deadlifted over 800 lbs ~100 times in competition. However, he has a much deeper story that you will hear about in this episode.

Hope you enjoy it. 

Jan 8, 2019

In this episode, Mike Tuchscherer speaks with coach Ross Leppala about his new RTS Classroom- Mental Training For Lifters. We like discussing the best training approaches, periodization, and coaching techniques, but what about how we train our mind? 

Dec 31, 2018

In this episode, RTS Coach John Garafano and Dr. Michael Soya discuss practical rehab approaches for powerlifters.  

With his extensive involvement in USA Powerlifting, Dr. Soya is the ideal physical therapist for strength athletes who are looking for the quickest and most effective way to return to the sport of powerlifting, as well as those who are looking to gain a competitive edge. 

Dec 3, 2018

Coaching in person and coaching online require different skill sets in order to be effective. In this episode, RTS coaches Mike Tuchscherer, Ross Leppala, Mark Robb, and John Garafano discuss practical methods to help improve technical efficiency through online coaching. 

Give this a listen and let us know what you do to improve your technique.

Nov 26, 2018

In this episode, Mike Tuchscherer and Jacob Tsypkin (TZ Strength) discuss everything from the potential importance to understand delusions of grandeur for elite lifters to how to help improve technique as online coaches.

This was a fun one for us, hope you enjoy.

Nov 19, 2018

In this episode, Mike Tuchscherer and Dr. Mike T Nelson discuss HRV and Fatigue, how it could relate to powerlifting, program design, and injury prevention.

Oct 29, 2018

In this episode, Mike Tuchscherer talks with the founder of EliteFTS - Dave Tate all about what it takes to build a worthy legacy. 

Oct 8, 2018

In this episode, Mike Tuchscherer and coach Ross Leppala talk about training while moving across the world, how to dial in RPE for beginners, emerging strategies concepts, and Raw Nationals 2018.

Sep 24, 2018

In this episode, Eric Helms (3DMJ) , Greg Nuckols (Stronger by Science), Bryce Lewis (The Strength Athlete), and of course Mike Tuchscherer (Reactive Training Systems) discuss some of the potential weaknesses behind emerging strategies. 

Sep 10, 2018

In this Podcast RTS Coach Jim Elli and Mike Tuchscherer chat about a wide variety of topics branching off from personality, to psyching up in training, and the role of a coach in athlete development/programming.

Enjoy!

Aug 20, 2018

In this episode, Head Coach Mike Tuchscherer, Ross Leppala, and 2x 93kg IPF World Champion LS McClain talk about life, liberty, and the pursuit of powerlifting.

Aug 13, 2018

In this podcast, RTS Coaches Ross Leppala, Mark Robb, Paulie Steinman, Mike Tuchscherer, and Jim Elli unpack how to develop a pivot block in the context of emerging strategies. 

Jul 30, 2018

In this podcast, Mike Tuchscherer speaks with Dr. Megan Bryanton of Kinetic Advantage Consulting which is a powerlifting consulting company that focuses on helping lifters optimize their movement to get the full benefits of their strength programming. 

Dr. Bryanton is a "Human Performance Scientist", specializing in biomechanics of human movement as applied to strength and conditioning practices. Her research identifies how muscles contribute during exercise, as well as limiting muscles (i.e. weaknesses) that should be addressed in training. 

Incredibly interesting podcast here, we hope you enjoy!

Jul 23, 2018

In this podcast- RTS Coach Jim Elli sits down with Luke Richardson to discuss his recent success at the IPF World Championships. Luke has evolved significantly as a lifter since his 2nd place finish at the 2017 world championships, adding 100kgs to his total in 1 year...we tried to figure out what the important variables were for this success. Hope you enjoy.

Jul 10, 2018

Re-uploaded this podcast with better audio. Today's episode we talk with Joel Jamieson best-selling author and one of the world’s foremost authorities on strength, conditioning, and energy systems.

His training strategies have been used by thousands of elite performers and top athletes worldwide, including the Navy Seals, UFC champions, and dozens of teams from the NFL, NBA, MLS, NCAA, and more.


 

 




Jun 25, 2018

We had the pleasure of speaking with Alex Purzel who is one of the owners of DAS GYM in Vienna, Austria where we will be holding our 10 Year Anniversary Seminar. Alex was an absolute pleasure to have on the podcast only days before he competed at IPF World's 2018 in the 120kg open weight class. Mike Tuchscherer and Ross Leppala get to chatting about his training, how DAS GYM came to fruition....and well we also shave his head, so stay tuned for that :)

Day 1 (Presentations) Tickets are available now: https://store.reactivetrainingsystems.com/ProductDetails.asp?ProductCode=10ANNI-PRE

Day 2 (Hands-On Coaching Sessions) Tickets are also available but spots are limited to ensure a 3:1 Athlete to Coach ratio:
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Jun 4, 2018

Mike Tuchscherer and Brett Gibbs talk about spear fishing, recovering from serious injury, mental approaches to the sport of powerlifting, and many other nuts and bolts related to powerlifting.

May 21, 2018

In this Episode Mike Tuchscherer and Isabella von Weissenberg take a step back from the purely physical aspects of training such as "Which Exercise Strategy Works the Best?" and enter an entire different world of conversation.

This episode is all about the mind and how incredibly important it can be for our performance both in the short and long run. Keep an open mind for this one, you may be surprised how practical this conversation truly is. 

May 7, 2018

In this Podcast, Mike Tuchscherer interviews Julien Pineau of Strongfit: Principles of movement. They discuss how to improve movement patterns, torque, and athlete development. This one may take you a few car rides...

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