Tyler Watkins

Tyler Watkins

The Gonzo Analyst. Tyler got his start in CrossFit in 2012. Since then he has worked to apply his skills as a data analyst to tell the stories he sees in space. Whether it's breaking down athlete performance and trends, finding solutions to vexing issues, or shedding light on an athlete’s personality Tyler proves to provide a healthy dose of statistics to go with stories you want to read. Tyler’s speciality is deep statistical dives into the sport of fitness and digging into the personal factors that make athletes tick.

About BarBend

BarBend covers a wide range of topics in strength, including training, nutrition, sports, news, analysis, reviews, and opinion. Whether you’re a seasoned lifter, new to the gym, or a dedicated strength sports fan, we’re your go-to source for the content you need to know!

Our team of in-house editors has decades of combined experience in strength training content. The majority of reviews on our site are written based on their first-person experience and testing. We also feature content from dozens of top contributing writers, coaches, and athletes from around the world. And BarBend’s Expert Network features medical professionals, trainers, and researchers who help verify the accuracy of our content, specifically select training and reviews topics. Content that is Expert Verified is indicated at the top of each corresponding article. We also work to keep our content up-to-date and indicate the day of the most recent editorial updates at the top of our articles.

BarBend is also the Official Media Partner of USA Weightlifting, the governing body for the sport in the United States.

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