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Pro Strongman Gabriel Pena

He’s the Texas Titan (with Gabriel Peña)

Today we're talking to professional strongman Gabriel Peña, also known online as Texas Titan Gabe. He joins the show to talk about his experiences in the sport, including his 2020 World’s Strongest Man debut. At that competition, Gabriel had to...

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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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Haley Shapley BarBend Podcast

History’s Strongest Women (with Haley Shapley)

Today we’re talking to writer and journalist Haley Shapley, the author of Strong Like Her. Published earlier in 2020, Strong Like Her is an examination and celebration of women’s athleticism and strength throughout

Chiropractor Jordan Shallow

Dr. Jordan Shallow: Your Warmup Is Broken

As we approach the holiday season, BarBend wants to celebrate by revisiting some of our most popular podcasts from the past 12 months. This episode with Jordan Shallow prompted a ton of discussion,

Samuel Kwant Barbend Podcast

The 2nd Fittest Man On Earth (Samuel Kwant)

Today we’re talking to Samuel Kwant, a multi-time CrossFit Games competitor who finished second at the 2020 CrossFit Games. Originally a high school cross country runner, Sam found CrossFit as a teenager and