Below are a host of articles pertaining to practical training tactics and applications. Effectively these articles will provide you with new tools and strategies to think about when planning your next training block.
Deloading Effectively
by Mike Tuchscherer, 20 December  2017 Deloading is taking an easy week every third or fourth week, right? Well… That’s
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Log Your Training!
by Mike Tuchscherer, 14 December  2017 Back in 2008, we had a training log app on the RTS website.  For
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How to Use RPE in Your Training *Correctly*
By Mike Tuchscherer, 5 December 2017   You may see people using the term “RPE” regarding their training, but not
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What is “Squishing” in Powerlifting?
By Mike Tuchscherer, 14 November 2017   One of the general movement deficiencies I identify in the powerlifts is “squishing”, but
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Correcting Max-Effort Technical Deviations
Correcting Max-Effort Technical Deviations By Mike Tuchscherer, 10 September 2017 I’ve written before about why I think including assistance work is
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High Stress Training Weeks
High Stress Training Weeks By Mike Tuchscherer, 3 October 2017 From the inbox: “Why vary weekly fatigue percents at all? Why not move
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5 Things I Learned at Westside
5 Things I Learned at Westside By Blaine Sumner, 26 September  2017
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Using Block Reviews
Using Block Reviews By Mike Tuchscherer, 12 September 2017 In my estimation, there is only one good reason to keep
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Personality Types and Training: Help us Figure it Out
Personality types and Training:  Help us Figure it Out By Mike Tuchscherer, 12 September 2017 Attention Powerlifters: Help me start
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What’s the Recovery Value of a Massage?
What’s the Recovery Value of a Massage? By Mike Tuchscherer, 5 September 2017 We’ve always said massage is good for
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