Chris Duffin is a strength athlete, coach and engineer who sets several strength world records, including squatting and lifting 1,000 pounds for multiple reps. Please support this podcast by visiting our sponsors:
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SUMMARY:
Here are the timestamps of the episode. Some podcast players should be able to click the timestamp to move to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(07:10) – Strength training
(13:52) – What is needed to lift 1000 pounds for repetitions?
(16:43) – 500-1000 pounds
(17:15) – Mechanics of heavy lifting
(28:32) – How did it feel to make 1000 pounds for repetitions?
(30:26) – Achieving excellence
(35:16) – The importance of unique concentration
(37:48) – Chris’ childhood
(50:37) – The Eagle and the Dragon: A Story of Power and Renewal
(58:21) – Lex in business
(1:04:52) – Areas of power
(1:09:33) – Powerlifting
(1:22:37) – The role of power in the OCT, BJJ and baseball
(1:32:38) – What is Kabuki Strength?
(1:38:55) – The equipment
(1:50:09) – The importance of strong legs
(1:59:15) – Chris’ diet
(2:05:37) – Lex about moderation in food
(2:06:11) – Steroids and PEDs
(2:24:14) – Whiskey and loads
(2:33:03) – Is it better to work hard or smart?
(2:41:52) – Advice for young people
(2:45:02) – Fear of death

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