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Robertson Training Systems 3.0


It’s been several months in the making, but Robertson Training Systems 3.0 is here! Now I’m sure you’re probably wondering, “Mike – why on Earth would you change what was already a solid site?” The answer isn’t necessarily simple. Yes, the old site and design were great. But I also needed something fresh – and […]

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Physical Preparation with Fred Eaves


Fred Eaves is the head strength and conditioning coach at Battle Ground Academy in Nashville, Tennessee. And while you may not have heard of Fred before, I promise – this is a guy you can learn from. Fred is on the forefront and making a real difference with regards to the long-term athletic development of […]

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Physical Preparation with Brett Bartholomew


Brett Bartholomew is a sports performance coach at EXOS (formerly Athlete’s Performance), and heads up their entire NFL off-season development program. Brett is a guy whom I greatly respect, and someone that I think is really pushing the world of coaching to the next level. Show Notes Here’s a brief overview of our show: A […]

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Physical Preparation with Lori Lindsey


Lori Lindsey is not only an exceptional soccer player, but an exceptional human being as well. In this interview, we talk about the driving principles that made her an elite soccer player, and how she’s now using those same principles to become a great physical preparation coach. Show Notes Here’s a brief overview of what […]

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Physical Preparation with Mike Robertson


Yes, yes – the rumors are true…. The podcast is BACK! Well, it’s back – sort of. I guess you’ll just have to listen to see what I mean! Show Notes Here’s a brief overview of what I covered in this (VERY SHORT) episode: Why I’m creating a podcast, More specifically, why I’m creating a […]

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Knowledge vs. Experience


I’ve noticed a disturbing trend online lately. It probably started a few years ago, but it seems to becoming more and more prevalent as the weeks and months roll on. Here’s what I see happening: Too often, people are trying to replace experience with knowledge. What’s the difference, you might think? It’s a big difference. […]

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Miscellaneous Writing – June 2015

Physical Preparation 101

Just in case you feel like I haven’t written enough lately, I wanted to let you know: I have, in fact, been writing. Plenty. It’s just been for other people, versus here at RTS! There’s two reasons for this: #1 – In case you missed my internal launch, you can get my Physical Preparation 101 […]

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The Random Post – Goals and Updates


Hidy ho there neighbor! On my monster list of to-do’s, projects and other miscellaneous items, one piece of writing that has slipped through the cracks for weeks now is an update of my Mike’s 2015 Goals post. I think one of the biggest issues with goals is that people set them at some point during […]

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3 Ways to Level Up Your Coaching


Back in the day, I was a huge video game nerd. Growing up in the country, there wasn’t much else to do. If it was nice I’d go outside and hit baseballs, kick the soccer ball, or shoot some hoops. But if it rained? There wasn’t much else to do other than go inside and […]

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From Books To Barbells: Another Intern Aspiring to Survive in the World of Fitness

Books to Barbells

By Mike Reinhardt, IFAST Intern There are a few simple reasons that Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Performance (IFAST) has been named one of the top ten gyms in the nation. Over the years, they have created a welcoming, challenging, and accountable community for their members while simultaneously using their vast expertise to provide their clients […]

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4 Tips for Unconventional Fat Loss

4 Unconventional Fat Loss Tips

The fat loss industry is an interesting space. You’ve got the supplement guys and their magic pills. You’ve got the fad diets that all proclaim to be “The last diet you’ll ever need.” And of course, you’ve got trainers with zero experience and no real-world results claiming they’re a fat loss expert (on the Internet, […]

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What is Athleticism?

What is Athleticism

by Ty Terrell, IFAST Coach Who do you think of when you think “athletic”? Is it LeBron James? Russell Westbrook? What about a gymnast – is he/she athletic? And one more question: Who is more athletic – Stephen Curry or Russell Westbrook? You said Westbrook didn’t you? I don’t blame you. But let’s define what […]

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