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61 Year Old Squats 700 Pounds for 3 (With Powerlifting Legend David Ricks)

Today we’re talking with powerlifting legend David Ricks. David has remained in the sport for nearly 40 years, with a competition history dating all the method back to1981 Throughout that time, he’s won numerous national, world, and invitational champions, earning him the label “Superman.” After a short hiatus in the sport in his mid-50 s, …

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CrossFit’s Next Superstar In Waiting (Kristine Best)

In this episode of the BarBend Podcast, we’re talking to CrossFit Games athlete, Kristine Best. While fans may know her as an elite CrossFit athlete, most of the people she works with every day know her as something else: a teacher.  Unlike other Games-level athletes — who build lives around training full time — Kristine …

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He’s the Original “Korean Hulk” (with Powerlifter Rich Yun)

Today we’re talking to powerlifter Rich Yun. Rich is best known online as The Korean Hulk, and it’s a nickname that stuck after one of his first powerlifting competitions. This conversation has a lot of parts: We talk beefing with other “Korean Hulks” online, the eating habits of powerlifters, and the biggest movers and shakers …

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Sebastian Oreb: Inside the Mind of Australian Strength Coach

Today we’re talking to Sebastian Oreb, better known online as Australian Strength Coach. Sebastian has trained athletes from professional rugby players to elite powerlifters, and he’s also the strength coach of 2018 World’s Strongest Man Hafthor Bjornsson. Sebastian joins us to talk about his unconventional path in strength, the ways in which personal strength goals …

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John Gaglione: Squatting 800 Pounds in 6 Weight Classes

Today we’re talking to powerlifter, coach, health club owner, and now-aspiring bodybuilder John Gaglione. John has been in the powerlifting video game for well over a decade, and he is among the only– if not the just– professional athletes to squat 800 pounds or more across 6 various weight classifications. John joins the show to …

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JamaRR Royster: Find Your “Why” for Endless Motivation (Podcast)

JamaRR Royster is an elite powerlifter, strength coach, and per his Instagram page, the Pancake Gawd. Outside of squatting north of 700 lbs and coaching handfuls of athletes, JamaRR spends his time educating and inspiring others to be their best selves and building some of the most intricate desserts you’ll ever see, check his Instagram …

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Garrison Redd: Para Powerlifting’s Next Big Thing? (Podcast)

Today we’re talking to para powerlifter and motivational speaker Garrison Redd. As a high school football player, Garrison had aspirations of going pro. But when he lost the use of his legs after being shot by a stray bullet in his neighborhood at the age of 17, his life took a different course. The 31-year-old …

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Ashley Svendbye: Can Powerlifters and Weightlifters Get Along? (Podcast)

Today we’re speaking with weightlifter, powerlifter, and gamer Ashley Svendbye. After discovering strength training, Ashley trained as a powerlifter for a number of years prior to making the switch to weight-lifting. What she discovered the two strength neighborhoods– specifically as a cross sport athlete– supplies some interesting context on the resemblances and distinctions in between …

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Charlie Dickson: The Next Wave for Powerlifting (Podcast)

Charlie Dickson is the 2018 International Powerlifting Federations’ 83kg Junior World Champion. He’s also a Doctor of Physical Therapy with an educational and professional background that gives him unique insight into training at an elite level. Charlie joins the BarBend Podcast to talk about training frequency and intensity misconceptions, his surprising approach to warm-ups, and the …

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Kevin Oak: Thoughts You Have Before An 860 lb Squat (Podcast)

Kevin Oak has held several all-time powerlifting world records throughout his career. Currently, he holds the 242 pound raw all-time world record for the squat with his recent 860 lb lift. Beyond powerlifting, Kevin also owns his own apparel business, Barbell Commission. In today’s episode we talk with Kevin about a variety of subjects including …

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