Cal Dietz on Triphasic Training – The Barbell Life 227

When I was talking recently with my friend Dr. Andy Galpin, he mentioned he was a big fan of Cal Dietz’s Triphasic Training.

And if you’ve been in the strength game for any amount of time, you’ve surely heard of it.

I was so excited to have Cal on the podcast today to talk with us. He’s doing a lot of crazy things in the gym that sparked my curiosity – stuff like having his athletes squat with their heels up. Or Cal’s love of the single leg squat with a safety squat bar.

Cal talks about such profound training concepts, but he has an ability to break it down and make it sound so simple.

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The concepts Cal talks about with us could allow any athlete to make big changes or just slight changes to their training – whether the athlete is into weightlifting, powerlifting, CrossFit, or field sports.
 

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LISTEN IN TO TODAY’S PODCAST AS WE TALK ABOUT:

  • Why he has his athletes squat with their heels up
  • The power of the single leg squat with the safety squat bar
  • Eccentrics, isometrics, energy systems, potentiation clusters, and cortisol management
  • Going from squats to light kettlebell swings?
  • The injury prevention aspects of triphasic training
  • and more…

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