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Adam Bornstein BarBend Podcast

You Can’t Screw This Up (with Adam Bornstein)

Today I'm talking to one of my oldest and dearest friends in the fitness industry, Adam Bornstein. (He actually joins us for the second time.) He's a New York Times Bestselling Author, personal advisor to Arnold Schwarzenegger, journalist, and all...

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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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Khan Porter on the BarBend Podcast

CrossFit’s Next Super Team (w/Khan Porter)

Today I’m talking to CrossFit athlete Khan Porter, an Australian native who’s competed in the CrossFit Games as both an individual and on a team. One of the sport’s most durable stars, Khan

Matt Rhodes on the BarBend Podcast

Strongman’s Inside Man (w/Matt Rhodes)

If you’ve heard breaking news out of the strongman world in the past couple of years, chances are it came from one of two sources:, or someone named Matt Rhodes. Matt has

Chalk Llamas on the BarBend Podcast

Fitness Memes As Full Time Work (with Chalk Llamas)

Today we’re talking to Griffin and Jarika Shaffer, the husband/wife duo behind fitness meme (mostly CrossFit meme) producer Chalk Llamas. We chat about not taking fitness or lifting too seriously, sourcing ideas for

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

Tackling 600Sixty with Fergus Crawley

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