Powerlifting's prodigal son returns bigger and stronger to bending bars, busting PR's, and tearing pecs.
Zubaz pants, Hotskinz tights, and matching fanny packs. Dave Tate survived bodybuilding in the '80s - and learned a few things along the way, too.
To get strong, listen to a strong guy’s advice. Here’s what you can learn from Dave Tate’s early experiences under the bar.
You don't spend 30 years under the bar without acquiring a few scars - and learning a few lessons.
Tate's here to school you on the finer points of bulking and cutting. Get the details on getting jacked and shredded.
To bench press more weight, you need to fix your technique and design a smart training program. Here’s how to do both.
Dave Tate has spent thousands of hours under the bar and training strong lifters to get even stronger. Listen up or stay weak.
The cold hard truth about strength training that many people would rather not hear.
Screw that Spiderman sequel! We've got the only sequel that matters: the next installment of Dave Tate's "Eat my Meat." Oh, and you'll want to get a bench shirt after looking at one of the pictures in this article, guaranteed.
Dave doesn't waste words. In fact, when he met his wife, he just pointed to what he wanted. Same thing with his articles. No build up. No smooth talking. He just gets right to the point.
A couple months ago, I was paid a visit by a friend of mine known as "The Band Man."
When it comes to exercise performance, especially the more exotic movements I often prescribe, most people grasp the big picture but miss the finer points. To remedy this, I created this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises. Here's the newest installment!
This Tool Box series has become one of my most popular article sets to date, so why break with what's working? Here's the latest installment of this series designed to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and learn the finer points of strength development.
Dave Tate is the co-owner of Elite Fitness Systems and has been involved in the sport of powerlifting since 1982. A true testament to his skills rests in the 10,000 hours of personal training and strength consulting sessions he has performed with novice to elite athletes. Numerous clients have broken barriers they never thought possible through the use of maximal, dynamic and absolute strength development methods.
Many lifters and coaches grasp the big picture when they read about the movements I prescribe for strength development, but they often miss the finer points. I've written this "Toolbox" series to help these experienced lifters fill in the blanks. It'll also help newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.
To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then work to bring them up. These exercises will help.
Over the past few years I've seen many lifters and coaches discussing the seemingly strange movements I prescribe for strength development. Many of these guys are grasping the big picture but missing many of the finer points. To remedy this, I've written this "toolbox" series to help experienced lifters fill in the blanks and newer lifters learn about some very effective exercises.
Warning: This is hilarious powerlifter humor and probably offensive to hyper-sensitive weak people.
To get stronger, a lifter must discover his weak points, then bring them up. These exercises will do just that.
This is part 2 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.
This is part 1 of a story about one man's journey into the cult of powerlifting.
If you think you're way beyond this basic advice, think again. Warning: Not for snowflakes.
Interested in strength? Here's a training program, some training wisdom, and a little life advice from an iron icon.
Dave gives some great tips about how to overcome weaknesses or sticking points in the squat, deadlift, and bench press that should aid the bodybuilder or athlete in general.
In this segment, Tate covers the strength portion of the Westside program.