On this page you will find articles pertaining to proper training mindsets, how to think about training from an objective perspective, theoretical approaches to training, and how to make better decisions to improve your performance in the gym and on the platform.

by Mike Tuchscherer, 14 December  2017 Back in 2008, we had a training log app on the RTS website.  For
By Mike Tuchscherer, 5 December 2017   You may see people using the term “RPE” regarding their training, but not
By Mike Tuchscherer, 14 November 2017   One of the general movement deficiencies I identify in the powerlifts is "squishing", but
Correcting Max-Effort Technical Deviations By Mike Tuchscherer, 10 September 2017 I’ve written before about why I think including assistance work is
High Stress Training Weeks By Mike Tuchscherer, 3 October 2017 From the inbox: "Why vary weekly fatigue percents at all? Why not move
5 Things I Learned at Westside By Blaine Sumner, 26 September  2017 [Note from Mike:  Blaine will be teaching a class
Using Block Reviews By Mike Tuchscherer, 12 September 2017 In my estimation, there is only one good reason to keep
Personality types and Training:  Help us Figure it Out By Mike Tuchscherer, 12 September 2017 Attention Powerlifters: Help me start
What's the Recovery Value of a Massage? By Mike Tuchscherer, 5 September 2017 We’ve always said massage is good for
Flexible Templates By Mike Tuchscherer, August 22, 2017 We all go through busy times in our lives.  For a lot