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The Strength House Podcast – Episode 20 ft. Mike Tuchscherer

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

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4 Ways to Build Confidence for Powerlifting

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What if I told you that to become a better powerlifter, you should spend less time building muscle and take more time to build confidence? If you’ve been a powerlifter for any appreciable time, you’ve likely competed and fell short

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Technique Tuesday: Head Position During the Bench Press

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I never thought I’d have to tell people to keep their head on the bench during the bench press. That is, until it became a thing. Now every powerlifting meet I go to (besides USAPL and IPF where head lifting isn’t

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3 Strategies to Break Your Bench Press Plateau

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The bench press likes to stall hard and fast more than any of the other big barbell lifts. There’s less muscle mass involved during the bench compared to the squat or deadlift, so there’s less room for technical error and

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Power Development for Powerlifters: 3 Underutilized Methods

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Power development for powerlifters sounds pretty redundant. I mean, they’ve got “power” in their name so they must be pretty powerful, right? Actually, powerlifters have the most deceiving title in all of strength sports. Strongmen are indeed strong and weightlifters

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6 Ways to Improve Your Bench Press Lockout

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I used to think the bench press lockout was something raw lifters didn’t need to train. If you lifted raw and you missed at lockout, it was because you messed up something in your setup. Or so I thought. While the

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Women’s Powerlifting Roundtable: Building a 300 Pound Deadlift

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Nearly every female lifter I’ve ever coached has come to me with the same goal: hit a 300 pound deadlift. Along with Strength House founder Greg Robins, we’ve had the pleasure of coaching some incredibly strong ladies, many of whom

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