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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 under three years, she rose through the...

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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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Mat Fraser on the BarBend Podcast

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Our guest today 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

Ice-T on the BarBend Podcast

A Lifetime of Fitness with Special Guest Ice-T

Today I’m talking to legendary rapper, songwriter, and actor Ice-T. Since his origins in the underground rap scene of the 1980s to his long-term stint on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Ice-T

Adam Sedlack on the BarBend Podcast

Building UFC GYM (with Adam Sedlack)

Today I’m talking to Adam Sedlack, CEO of UFC Gym. Adam has had an amazing rise through the ranks of gyms. He started as an entry-level employee at a brick and mortar gym,

Fergus Crawley BarBend Podcast

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Today I’m talking to a repeat guest on the BarBend Podcast, Fergus Crawley. Fergus is a multi-discipline endurance and strength athlete known for combining the two into unique physical challenges. His latest was

Sammy Moniz BarBend Podcast

Feeding the Frasers with Sammy Moniz

Today I’m talking to Sammy Moniz, an athlete, chef, and now cookbook author perhaps best known as the mastermind behind Feeding the Frasers, now a book in addition to a popular social media

Kevin Malone BarBend Podcast

Bodybuilding Over 50 (with Kevin Malone)

Bodybuilder Kevin Malone joins us to talk about finding competition later in life and how his bodybuilding career took off around his mid-40s. We talk about Kevin’s focus on compound movements and heavy

Nicolai Myers on the BarBend Podcast

America’s Strongest Veteran (w/ Nicolai Myers)

Today I’m talking to strongman (and 90kg World’s Strongest Man) Nicolai Myers. Nicolai is also the winner of America’s Strongest Veteran. We discuss being a strongman in a sport more often associated with