Episode 27 - Business Roundtable with John Gaglione, CJ Appenzeller and Chris Ragos

September 18, 2017

This week, we sit down with gym owners John Gaglione, CJ Appenzeller and Chris Ragos to discuss what they've learned from running their own businesses. We chat about:

  • How to stand for something and stick to your guns
  • Setting a positive example for your clients
  • Making decisions based on core values
  • And much more!

This week's beer: Tree House Brewing Co. "Green" (Charlton, MA)

More from John Gaglione

http://gaglionestrength.com

Social: @gaglionestrength

More from Appenzeller Training Systems

http://atsstrength.com/

@atsstrength

@appyhour

@cragos15

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Episode 26 - Bench Press Extravaganza (Supa Sumo & Heavy Mettle)

September 10, 2017

This week's episode covers everything you need to know about the bench press. It's also the first-ever episode recorded inside the new gym, so watch the video to get a little virtual tour at the end. We talked about:

  • Why training the bench more frequently is crucial
  • Picking the right accessory exercises
  • The importance of training the chest directly with isolation movements
  • How to become a student of the bench press  

This week's beers: Toppling Goliath Brewing Co. "Supa Sumo" (Decorah, IA) and Trillium Brewing Co. "Heavy Mettle" (Canton, MA)

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Episode 25 - Beginner Powerlifter Troubleshooting (Ivory Tower & Interstellar Burst)

August 24, 2017

As a follow-up to our Optimizing the Big 3 seminar, we discuss some of the topics that were brought up during our lecture section. They all focus around beginner powerlifters, including:

  • How to be coachable and open-minded
  • Why changing your training load LESS often can be more productive
  • How to categorize exercises based on their transfer to the competition lifts
  • And much more!

This week's beers: Triple Crossing Brewing Ivory Tower & Interstellar Burst (Richmond, VA)

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Episode 24 - Tony Gentilcore (Bright & Trillwater)

August 17, 2017

This week's episode of The Strength House podcast features long-time friend, training partner and co-worker Tony Gentilcore. We set up shop in Tony's Brookline gym, CORE, to talk about:

  • His approach to training general fitness clients
  • How he honed his writing skills
  • Consistent content creation
  • Why being a Star Wars geek and cat person helps him connect with people

This week's beers: Tree House Brewing Co. "Bright" (Charlton, MA) and Trillium Brewing Co. "Trillwater" (Canton, MA)

More from Tony Gentilcore

http://tonygentilcore.com

 

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Episode 23 - Listener Q&A (Tree House Eureka & Tilted Barn Libby)

August 10, 2017

No guest this week which means we did a full blown listener Q&A where we answered YOUR questions. We covered:

  • How to establish yourself as a new coach in the fitness industry
  • Why we like to deload our lifters every fourth week
  • Single-leg vs. bilateral exercises to develop lower body strength for athletes
  • Fitness infographics on Instagram
  • And much more!

This week's beers: Tree House Brewing Company "Eureka" (Charlton, MA) and Tilted Barn Brewery "Libby" (Exeter, RI) 

 

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Episode 22 - Jenn Rotsinger (Tilted Barn The Other One & Long Live Wesside)

August 3, 2017

This week's episode of The Strength House podcast features special guest Jenn Rotsinger, a multiple world record holding powerlifter and one of the strongest pound-for-pound lifters on the planet. She sat down to chat with us about:

  • How her training philosophy has changed as she transitioned from a geared lifter to raw
  • How to cut weight for a meet without losing strength
  • The importance of being patient and process oriented for long term lifting success

This week's beers: Tilted Barn Brewery "The Other One" (Exeter, RI) and Long Live Beer Works Wesside (Providence, RI)

More from Jenn Rotsinger

Instagram: @jrotsinger

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/jenn.rotsinger

Powerlifting workshop with Trevor Jaffe in Clearwater, FL on September 9

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Episode 21 - We’re Opening a Gym! (Revival You Thirsty? & Foolproof Queen of the Yahd)

July 27, 2017

It's official: we're opening The Strength House as a brick-and-mortar gym this Fall! In this episode, we talk about the core values of The Strength House and our reasons for opening a gym. These core values include:

  • An unrelentingly positive training environment
  • No islands
  • Carry the flag
  • Don't ring the bell
  • High speed, low drag

What do these all mean? You'll have to listen to find out!

This week's beers: Revival Brewing "You Thirsty?" (Cranston, RI) and Foolproof Brewing "Queen of the Yahd" (Pawtucket, RI)

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Episode 20 - Mike Tuchscherer (Trillium Outside the Lines and Secret Stairs)

July 20, 2017

We're super excited to have world-class powerlifter and coach Mike Tuchscherer of Reactive Training Systems on this week's episode of The Strength House Podcast. We've looked up to Mike and admired his work for years, and he dropped some serious knowledge about:

  • How to build an individualized training program using RPE
  • The importance of meticulously tracking data to figure out what really works for you
  • How different personality types can influence how a lifter should train

This week’s beers: Trillium Brewing Company Outside the Lines and Secret Stairs (Canton, MA)

More from Mike Tuchscherer

http://www.reactivetrainingsystems.com

Instagram: @miketuchscherer

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Episode 19 - Ryan Gleason (Trillium Stillings Street & Fort Point)

July 14, 2017

This episode of the Strength House Podcast features powerlifting coach Ryan Gleason of Gleason Performance Training in Derby, CT. We chat with Ryan about:

  • How he's built a community of over 70 competitive powerlifters
  • What he's learned from previous injuries to shape his training philosophy
  • How to use high frequency training to get really strong really fast (if you can handle it)

This week’s beers: Trillium Brewing Company Stillings Streets & Fort Point (Canton, MA)

More from Ryan Gleason

http://gleasonperformance.com/

Instagram: @teamgpt

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Episode 18 - Lessons from Our First Powerlifting Meet

July 5, 2017

Happy 4th of July everyone! This week is a mini-episode: no guest, one topic and one beer. We set up shop in the back yard of The Strength House homestead and chatted about what we learned at our first powerlifting meet and what other novice lifters can do to make their first meet a great experience. Enjoy!

This week's beer: Tree House Brewing Co. Eureka (Monson, MA)

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