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Join the Smartest Minds In Strength

Learn from the top athletes, coaches, and influencers in strength! Each week, BarBend Editor and Co-Founder David Thomas Tao sits down with the strength community’s smartest and strongest minds to get their thoughts on training, competition, and coaching. World record holders share their competition secrets. Coaches give their favorite tips. And top thinkers and researchers from the realm of strength science go deep on their most promising findings.

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Today I’m talking to performance coach and athlete Mike Aidala, who is perhaps best known online for helping resurrect some strongman lifts from a bygone era. Mike’s done immensely impressive things like a