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Mat Fraser on the BarBend Podcast

Hard Work Pays Off (w/ Mat Fraser)

Here's one from the archives with a guest who needs almost no introduction. Mat Fraser is a 5-time CrossFit Games Champion. He has a lengthy background in strength sports as a youth weightlifter, all the way through to the fittest...

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Inez Carrasquillo on the BarBend Podcast

Pro Strongwoman in Under 3 Years (with Inez Carrasquillo)

Today I’m talking to Pro Strongwoman Inez Carrasquillo. After a short, record-setting powerlifting career, Carrasquillo turned her focus to strongwoman and almost immediately began turning heads, especially with her prodigious overhead strength. In

Steven Koontz on the BarBend Podcast

Strength As An Artform (w/Steven Koontz)

Today I’m talking to Steven Koontz, best known online as RhinoStrength. Steven has made a name for himself with some pretty epic displays of old-timey and unconventional strength (80+kg kettlebell bent presses, anyone?).