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IFAST Podcast #3 – Hiring the Perfect Coach

Hiring the right people is one of the most critical pieces of the business puzzle. This is even more true in a small business, where the entire culture and community of a business can be shifted when you bring on a new team member. In this show, we discuss a variety of topics: Our unique […]

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The MYTH of In-Season Maintenance

Note from MR: Today’s guest post is from my guy Mike Potenza. Mike is a guy I have a ton of respect for, and has had success at the highest levels of hockey for years now. If you enjoy the article, I would highly recommend checking out his new product, Optimizing Adaptation and & Performance, […]

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Back Squat vs. Front Squat: What’s the Difference?

While people love to debate about whether the back squat or front squat is “better,” I think there’s a far more important question to ask… Namely, what are the DIFFERENCES between front and back squatting? In this short video I break it down for you. Enjoy! Now that you’ve watched the video, a few quick […]

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What Hand Position is Best for Chest Supported Rows?

Back in the day, I used to LOVE doing some chest supported rows. And while it’s obviously an effective exercise for building the mid-back, I often get one question time and time again when coaching it: Which hand position is best? In this short video, I describe to you the differences between a neutral and […]

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Build Your Abs AND Upper Body with the Single-Arm Dumbbell Bench Press

When it comes to training, I’m all about maximizing bang for my buck. After all, why do multiple exercises when ONE exercise can give you a ton of benefit? In this case, the single-arm dumbbell bench press is an awesome choice, because it not only strengthens the upper body, but builds a strong and stable […]

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2018: Your WHAT and Your WHY

With the new year upon us, it’s time to not only reflect on the year past, but to game plan, strategize, and dream for the year to come. Personally, I love this time of year. I’m not necessarily the “New Years Resolution” kind of guy, but I do love the look and feel that a […]

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Reasons Why Athletes Struggle to Gain Weight

Why do¬† certain athletes struggle to put on quality mass? My goal here is to provide some scientific explanations regarding this topic and also to provide some opinion based statements from my own life observations. Dietary factors are probably an absolutely enormous driver of this inability, but in this particular article, I would like to […]

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A Quick Coaching Rant

“Exercise X is hard to coach.” “I don’t have time to coach Exercise Y.” It’s strange – the more I read about coaching, the less actual coaching seems to be going on!

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Who Is Mike Robertson?

Mike Robertson is the President of Robertson Training Systems and the co-owner of Indianapolis Fitness and Sports Training (I-FAST) in Indianapolis, Indiana. Mike has made a name for himself as one of the premier performance coaches in the world, helping clients and athletes from all walks of life achieve their physique and sports performance goals. […]

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