Episode 40 - Jen Thompson

June 1, 2018

This week's special guest is multiple-time IPF World Champion powerlifter Jen Thompson. We're PUMPED that we got to talk to one of the world's best lifters about:

  • All things bench press (Jen benches over 314 lbs at a bodyweight of 132!)
  • How she balances powerlifting with being a wife, mom and math teacher
  • The importance of having a great support system
  • And much more! 

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

More from Jen Thompson

http://www.132poundsofpower.com/

Instagram: @jenthompson132

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Episode 39 - Julia Ladewski

April 30, 2018

This week's special guest is Julia Ladewski of EliteFTS. A powerlifter, phyisque competitor and former Division I strength coach, Julia shared all sorts of knowledge with us on topics including:

  • Adjusting training goals as you get older
  • Building confidence with female lifters as they prepare for competition
  • How the sport of powerlifting has changed since she started
  • And much more! 

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

More from Julia Ladewksi

http://julialadewski.com/

Instagram: @julialadewski

EliteFTS training log: https://www.elitefts.com/author/julia-ladewski/

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Episode 38 - Powerlifting Meet Recap

April 6, 2018

Greg and Tony sit down to recap their most recent powerlifting meet and what they learned about:

  • Training
  • Recovery
  • Mental preparation
  • And much more!

This week's beers: Trillium "DDH Farnsworth Street" (Canton, MA) and Tree House "Haze" (Charlton, MA)

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Episode 37 - Mike Perry

March 16, 2018

This week's special guest is Mike Perry, owner and head coach at Skill of Strength in Chelmsford, MA. A fellow business owner and craft beer enthusiast, we chat with Mike about:

  • Kettlebell training for strength athletes
  • Energy system development for combat sports
  • Lessons learned from Brazilian jiu-jitsu
  • And much more! 

This week's beer: Toppling Goliath "Pseudo Sue" (Decorah, IA)

More from Mike Perry

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/coachmikeperry/

https://www.skillofstrength.com/

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Episode 36 - Peaking for Powerlifting & In-Season Training for Athletes

February 22, 2018

In this afternoon edition of The Strength House Podcast, we sit down over a single beer and answer a handful of listener-submitted questions, including:

  • How to design a peaking program for powerlifters
  • Using closed-loop and open-loop speed and agility drills for athletes
  • In-season training considerations for baseball and softball players
  • And much more! 

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

 

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Episode 35 - Susan Sotir

February 6, 2018

It's the return of The Strength House Podcast with special guest Susan Sotir, a professor of exercise science at Springfield College in Massachusetts. We had Susan over to the gym to talk all things readiness and recovery, including:

  • What wearable devices work best for tracking readiness
  • How we track progress and evaluate an athlete's day-to-day readiness to train
  • How to best communicate with athletes about outside-the-gym stresses
  • And much more!

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Episode 34 - Joe Sullivan

December 22, 2017

This week's special guest is word-class powerlifter Joe Sullivan. As the fourth-ranked all-time lifter in the 220 pound class, Joe had some incredible insight on:

  • Overcoming issues with confidence and self-esteem
  • Getting mentally prepared to handle huge weights
  • Grip issues with the deadlift
  • And much more! 

This week's beers: Perennial Artisan Ales "Abraxas" (St. Louis, MO) and Tree House Brewing Co. "That's What She Said" (Charlton, MA)

More from Joe Sullivan

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/joesullivanpowerlifter/

EliteFTS articles/training log: https://www.elitefts.com/author/joseph-edward-sullivan/

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Episode 33 - Brittany Diamond

December 1, 2017

This week's special guest is pro strongwoman and Boston-based trainer Brittany Diamond. We chat with Brittany about:

  • How she went from a track athlete and rower to a strongwoman
  • How she trains for strongwoman besides training the competition events
  • The accessability of strength sports for women
  • Taking selfies with Arnold Schwarzenegger 

This week's beers: Frost Beer Works "Lush" (Hinesburg, VT) and Burlington Beer Co. "Elaborate Metaphor" (Burlington, VT)

More from Brittany Diamond

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/b_dimez/

 

Website: https://bdimeztraining.com/

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Episode 32 - Kevin Cann

November 17, 2017

This week we're joined by Kevin Cann of Total Performance Sports in Malden, MA. Kevin has studied and trained under legendary Russian powerlifting coach Boris Sheiko and shares some excellent insight about:

  • High frequency and submaximal intensity to build neuromuscular coordination
  • Using exercise variations instead of overusing coaching cues
  • Why he listens to Taylor Swift when he lifts
  • And much more!

This week's beers: Tree House Brewing Co. "Tornado" (Monson, MA) and Tired Hands Brewing Company "Hophands" (Ardmore, PA)

More from Kevin Cann

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kwcann/

Precision Powerlifting Systems: https://www.instagram.com/precision_powerlifting_systems/

 

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Episode 31 - Steve Tripp

November 3, 2017

We had the pleasure of sitting down with Steve Tripp of The Top Strength Project in Providence, RI, this week. Steve's a national level powerlifter and strongman competitor who's got tons of under-the-bar experience and wisdom. We talk about:

  • How well-rounded training has shaped his lifting career
  • His gruesome forearm injury and how we came back even bigger and stronger
  • What REALLY constitutes high volume
  • A good old fashioned rant about the state of the fitness industry

This week's beers: Tree House Brewing Co. "Bear" and "Old Man" (Monson, MA)

More from Steve Tripp

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/strippcam/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/steve.tripp.988

The Top Strength Project: https://www.thetopstrengthproject.com/

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