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Odd Haugen BarBend Podcast

He’s the Visegrip Viking (w/Odd Haugen)

Today I’m talking to strength icon Odd Haugen, who’s decades-long career in strength is the stuff of legend. Originally from Norway, he’s an accomplished champion powerlifter and fitness entrepreneur who’s owned and operated some of the most storied gyms in...

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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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Kim Fox BarBend Podcast

The Toughest Strength Test? (w/ Kim Fox)

Today we’re talking to kettlebell sport champion Kim Fox, who holds multiple all-time world records in the sport. She’s also one of the most accomplished Americans to ever compete in the sport. If

Sarah Davies on the BarBend Podcast

The Fight to Save Weightlifting (with Sarah Davies)

Today we’re talking to British weightlifter Sarah Davies, who represents England at the highest levels of international competition. The 2018 Commonwealth Games silver medalist is also the IWF Athlete Commission’s Chair, a role

Fitness Journalist Michael Easter

The Fitness Professor with Michael Easter

Today we’re talking to health & fitness journalist Michael Easter, a contributing editor at Men’s Health magazine and journalism professor at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Michael is one of the fitness

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