BarBend to Live Stream the MFLH Invitational on Saturday, December 3rd

BarBend and Move Fast Lift Heavy are pleased to announce a new partnership that will bring the MFLH Invitational to more people than ever.


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On December 3rd, some of the strongest, most exciting functional fitness athletes — including multiple CrossFit Games athletes and GRID competitors — will throw down for an electrifying max-out session in both the snatch and clean & jerk. There are no attempt limits — athletes can push themselves as hard as they want to new personal bests and big weight.

And we’re live streaming the whole thing for FREE on BarBend’s Facebook page and YouTube account. 


Photo: @ericalivoti

A full participant list will be released closer to the day of the event. In the meantime, follow BarBend, event organizer Christian Harris, and MFLH on Instagram for clues as to who will be lifting.

The action starts at noon, and we’ll be bringing it live from Freedom Athletic Academy in Long Island.

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David Tao

David Tao

BarBend's Co-Founder and Editorial Director, David is a veteran of the health & fitness industry, with nearly a decade of experience building and running editorial teams in the space. He also serves as a color commentator for both National and International weightlifting competitions, many through USA Weightlifting.

David graduated from Harvard University and served for several years as Editorial Director/Chief Content Officer of In addition to his work in the health & fitness industry, David has been a writer for Fortune and, as well as a contributor to, Slate, and numerous other outlets across the web and in print. He's especially passionate about the intersection of strength sports and quality, professional media coverage — overlapping interests shared by the BarBend editorial team and which drive their content strategy each and every day.

David is a proud Kentucky native. In his free time, David is a voiceover actor and can be heard in animated films, independent shorts, music videos, commercials, and podcasts.

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