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Aug 20, 2018

On episode #12, we talk with Matt Hadden, Owner of General Leather Craft, also popularly know as Pioneer Fit, makers of custom lifting belts. Matt is also the mastermind behind the USPA Tribute Meet which is being held on August 25, 2018; a meet created to give back to the lifters. Find out more about how the Tribute Meet...


Aug 3, 2018

On Episode #11, we talk with Stefi Cohen. She recently competed at the Kern U.S. Open leaving with an All-Time World Record. She graduated as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, and also runs her own gym business. Listen to learn more about her journey from Venezuela to Miami, her sports background, training philosophy and...


Jul 6, 2018

On episode #10 we talk with Dr. David Foster, Director of Sports Medicine at Southern California University. Dr. Foster gives us insight on the 5 key steps to recovering from an injury and how to work around injuries. Dr. Foster has also competed in Powerlifting for most of his life and remains active in the sport as a...


Jun 5, 2018

On Episode #9 of Platform Ready, we focus on the newer beginning lifters. We interview Arkady U (I’ll get the full last name for you), who recently competed at her first meet and she gives us her account of the competition and how it differed from what she thought going into it. Also host, Andy Huang, gives some...


May 9, 2018

On Episode #8 of Platform Ready, we finish the U.S. Open series with our guest, Brandon Allen. Find out how Brandon got into the sport, how his training is structured, and how he coaches and operates his gym in Las Vegas. We also cover how he has battled back from multiple injuries and is now in a position to win...