This is a repost of an episode that aired on Mar 04, 2019:
In this episode, Head Coach Mike Tuchscherer speaks with Dr. Jordan Feigenbaum from Barbell Medicine about everything from Pain Science, and the "optimal" rep ranges, to technical perfectionism. You're going to want to get your notepad out for this one.
Sean Noriega, Founder of Nori Powerlifting and high-level USAPL 83kg competitor joins RTS Founder, Mike Tuchscherer to discuss all things coaching and training. Sean discusses concepts like Emerging Strategies, Time-To-Peak, Volume, Intensity, and more.
Newton Cheng who is an RTS Athlete and also the Director of Health and Performance at Google joins RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano to discuss what it is like balancing powerlifting with being a father. Newton talks about balancing role priorities, Adult Cognitive Development theory, and creating a flexible mindset in training.
This is a repost of one of our most popular episodes back in April 2020. If you haven't listened to this episode, we highly encourage you to give it a listen:
This episode features Dr. Mike Isreatel of Renaissance Periodization and John Kiely a senior lecturer at the University of Lancashire discussing Periodization "theory" and how useful it is for coaches in the modern era.
Of course your host Mike Tuchscherer shares his insights and personal anecdotes for a bottom-up style training that we've dubbed "Emerging Strategies".
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Matt Gary of SSPT joins RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano to discuss all things Game Day execution. Matt also talks about his book on Game Day Coaching
RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano sit down to talk about Mike's return to his first national event at Powerlifting America Nationals 2023. Mike talks about his mindset going into comp and specifically whether he was going to compete at all given his injury just a two weeks out from competition.
Zac Robinson from Data Driven Strength recently completed his Master's Thesis at Florida Atlantic University’s Muscle Physiology Laboratory on the Effect of Proximity to Failure During Resistance Training on Muscle Performance and Fatigue. Zac joins RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano to discuss whether all RPEs are equal for strength gains.
Dr. Mike Soya joins RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano to talk about how pulling the simplest lever in injury management can often result in the quickest return to training. If you'd like some help with your Return to Training, please consider jumping into one of Dr. Soya's office hours in the RTS Training Lab.
Mike Tuchscherer sits down with Pana (Panagiotis Tarinidis) to discuss his training philosophy and how he views specificity in training with the use of SBD days.
In this podcast, Kedric Kwan joins Mike Tuchscherer to talk about why you shouldn't focus entirely on specificity. To learn more about Kedric and his coaching services, please visit https://reformancetraining.com/
In this podcast, Eric Helms joins RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano to discuss all things related to training frequency. Eric also provides some insights into a bodybuilding specialization cycle that he is running. There is also a discussion about goal setting and the importance of process-oriented goals for motivation in the sports of Powerlifting and Bodybuilding.
Oro Muscles co-founder, Hobey Tam, joins Mike Tuchscherer to discuss about advanced weakness analysis using EMG. To learn more about Oro Muscles, visit: https://www.oromuscles.com/
RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer, Mark Robb, and John Garafano talk about the core competencies that you need as a powerlifter and how focusing on the small details matters the longer you are in the sport.
Dr. Pak from Stronger by Science joins RTS Coaches Mike and John to discuss all things related to his research on the subject of Minimal Dose Training, Tapering, and Deloads.
In this latest episode of the RTS Podcast, Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano sit down to talk about their coaching relationship and specifically how Mike and John collaborated on Mike's return to the platform in 2022.
Coach Mike and John sit down with Daniel DeBrocke, Director of Educational Curriculum, from Kabuki to discuss ways that he progresses training with athletes.
Coaches John Garafano and Peter Lucey talk with Thailand Powerlifting's Sara Guzman who competed at the 2021 IPF World Classic Powerlifting Championships in Sweden. Sara and Peter talk about their coach-athlete relationship and what it was like preparing for 2021 IPF Worlds during quarantine while they trained in essentially a condo.
Team Singapore's very own Clinton Lee joins Coach Adam and John to discuss his recent performance at IPF World's this year in the 74kg class. Clinton talks about making the top 5 and what it took to get there. Clinton also shares about the coach/athlete relationship that he's developed with Adam and how they developed his training from the 'bottom up'.
In this episode, RTS Coaches John Garafano and Mark Robb sit down and talk with one of Mark's athletes, Jesse Scott-Hinkle about Mark's collaborative leadership style while working with Jesse. We also discuss being adaptable in training and how that helped Jesse be prepared for his first national-level competition this past year.
RTS Coaches Adam Jones, Ross Leppala, and John Garafano sit down to discuss how the Coach and Athlete Relationship can change over time. Coach Ross has been working with Coach Adam as an athlete for quite some time. They discuss some of the highlights of their time working together along with things they've had to work through and specifically how their relationship has grown.
In this episode, RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and Peter Lucey sit down with The Strength Guys' President and Co-founder, Jason Tremblay, for part 2 of a conversation about how important quality is in the training process. This recording was completed in South Africa at the 2022 IPF Classic World Championships.
In this episode, Mike Tuchscherer sits down with Mark Robb to discuss how a seasoned powerlifter's needs change over time. The conversation addresses specificity, frequency, and even off-season needs.
Dr. Kristin Lander joins RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and John Garafano again to talk about the difference between coaching nutrition versus training. Want to learn more about nutrition, check out Dr. Kristin Lander's courses here: https://store.reactivetrainingsystems.com/collections/classroom/products/nutrition-course-bundle
John Flagg of Rebuild Stronger joins coach Mike Tuchscherer to discuss all things related to the injury reintroduction process.
Jordan Feigenbaum joins RTS Coaches Mike Tuchscherer and Ross Leppala to discuss some of his recent thoughts on nonspecific work in training and how they might help the powerlifts.