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putting-the-powerlifting-world-on-notice-(w/hunter-henderson)

Putting the Powerlifting World on Notice (w/Hunter Henderson)

Today we’re talking to Hunter Henderson, a record setting powerlifter. A heads up that we recorded this podcast before the Kern US Open, where Hunter won her weight class with a commanding performance — and took home a few records as well. Hunter has an interesting focus on cardio for recovery, which is something we …

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Who’s Stronger: Weightlifters or Powerlifters? (with Travis Mash)

Today we’re talking to coach Travis Mash. In some circles, Travis is best known as a champion, world record-breaking powerlifter, and his career in that sport is legendary. But fewer people know that Travis’ first strength love was weightlifting, a sport he spends most of his time coaching these days. Travis joins us to talk …

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Doughnuts to Power Your Deadlifts (with Amanda Kohatsu)

Today we’re talking with Amanda Kohatsu, an elite powerlifter who’s also the owner and CEO of Doughnuts & & Deadlifts, an apparel brand focused on the strength neighborhood. We talk about how Amanda took over Doughnuts & & Deadlifts, the ups and downs of running a garments brand focused around strength, and what balance truly …

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Doing the Impossible in Powerlifting (With Taylor Atwood)

Today we’re talking to Taylor Atwood, a 6-time United States Champion and 2-time IPF World Champion in powerlifting Most just recently, Taylor totaled an amazing 812 kg at 74 kgs bodyweight, becoming the first lifter in his classification to hit that mark in drug-tested competitors. While doing so, Taylor set new American Records on all …

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Why It’s Harder to Fight Doping in Paralympic Sport (with Ali Jawad)

Today we’re speaking with Ali Jawad, a British Paralympic powerlifter and silver medalist from the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games. Ali was born a double above the knee amputee, and he completed in judo at a high level prior to discovering powerlifting. Ali is one of Britain’s most accomplished strength professional athletes, and he’s likewise an …

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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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