Mike Israetel, PhD discusses the relative importance of carbohydrates for strength athletes, planning nutrition periodization for strength athletes and how to structure mesocycles for strength gain.
Mike Israetel, PhD
Mike Israetel is currently a professor of Exercise Science at Temple University in Philadelphia, as well consulting nutritional and training for elite strength and combat athletes around the world. Mike is the head science consultant for Renaissance Periodization, where he...
Rori Alter is the founder of Progressive Rehab & Strength. She is a Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT), as well as being a competitive powerlifter herself.
Rori holds a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from New York Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Health Science from Boston University. At Boston University, she specialized in Human Physiology, a topic that has fascinated her since she was a young dancer training in New York City.
Greg Nuckols is the founder of StrongerByScience.com, a website that provides comprehensive information about how to get stronger and more jacked. Greg has over a decade of experience under the bar, and a BS in Exercise and Sports Science. He’s held 3 all-time world records in powerlifting in the 220 and 242 classes, and is pursuing graduate research at UNC-Chapel Hill, under the supervision of Dr. Abbie Smyth-Ryan.
He’s trained hundreds of athlete and regular folks, both online and...
Jason Tremblay of The Strength Guys is on the show to discuss internal and external load management and the long-term view of lifter development. Jason is the co-founder of The Strength Guys, where he coaches a number of high level lifters, including Taylor Atwood. In This Episode We Discuss:
Focusing on the long-term development of a lifter
The sequencing of training at the micro, meso and macrocycle level
External vs. internal load
Eric has been involved in the fitness industry since the early 2000’s. For the better part of his career he’s been a coach at 3D Muscle Journey, working with drug free strength and physique competitors at all levels. A competitive athlete himself, he has pro status with the Professional Natural Bodybuilding Association and competes with the IPF at the international level as an unequipped powerlifter.
Eric has published multiple peer reviewed articles in exercise science and nutrition...
Hani Jazayrli is a competitive & record-holding powerlifter currently competing in the 93kg and 105kg weight class of the USAPL. Hani has been a coach with The Strength Athlete staff since 2014, working with a wide range of powerlifters, including currently being the coach to IPF world record holder Garrett Blevins. He is also an USAPL senior national coach.
Mike Tuchscherer is the founder of Reactive Training Systems. Mike has coached many elite level lifters and currently works with the likes of Brett Gibbs, Bryce Krawczyk, Liz Craven and Stephen Manuel.
Currently, Mike's achievements as a lifter include:
Winning the Gold Medal at the 2009 World Games (first male in USA Powerlifting history to do this)
Winning 8 USA Powerlifting National Championships
2 Bronze, 3 Silver, 1 Gold medals in IPF World Championships
Set 3 IPF World Records...
Episode 3: Multiple time IPF world champion Brett Gibbs discusses assessing the effectiveness of training blocks, switching training approach, lifter misconceptions and 2017 IPF Worlds in Belarus.
Some of Brett’s achievements include:
2x IPF Raw World Champion
83kg IPF Open World Champion (2015)
83kg IPF Jr World Champion (2014)
Best IPF Jr in the World (2014)
2x IPF Jr 83kg World Silver Medalist (2013 & 2014)
Episode 2: Matt Gary of SSPT and coach of the USAPL National team is on the podcast to discuss training the deadlift, single-rep vs. multiple-rep sets, and technical mastery of the deadlift.
Matt Gary has been a competitive, drug-free powerlifter for 20 years. His educational background includes a BS in Kinesiological Science from the University of Maryland. In 1995, he was recognized as a Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) via the National Strength & Conditioning...