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How do you follow through on “GRAND” goals? w/ Chris Duffin

Chris Duffin is a Guinness World Record holding powerlifter, a gym owner, an engineer, an author, a gym equipment manufacturer…and the list goes on and on. You get the idea. We’ve known Chris for quite a few years, but we hadn’t had a chance to really talk in a long time. Our conversation started around…

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How do you keep members coming back (when gyms finally re-open)? | w/ Jay Ashman of Kansas City Barbell

Jay Ashman is one of founders of Kansas City Barbell in Kansas City, MO. His gym is poised to reopen in just a few days — after the shelter-in-place orders were put in place at the beginning of the pandemic are lifted. But his gym wasn’t just closed, it moved and expanded into a larger…

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What’s the future of online coaching? w/ Matt Reynolds of Barbell Logic

Another format breaking episode. Matt Reynolds is the founder and CEO of Barbell Logic Online Training. He’s a former gym owner, former pro strongman, and a former high school teacher. He also hosts the Barbell Logic podcast along with Scott Hambrick. We asked Matt to make some educated guess about the future of online coaching…

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What if globo gyms go bankrupt? | Q & A

On the spur of the moment, we decided to do a Q and A episode on Mike’s channel on the Twitch streaming platform and take some questions from viewers there. We don’t usually act as experts on this show, but it’s ok once in a while, right? News reports have come out this week about…

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How do you choose the right equipment for your home gym? w/Brandon Campbell Diamond

Gyms are closed, and everyone is scrambling to build out their home gyms so they don’t lose all their gains. Even in the best of times, it can be hard to decide what equipment you really need and where to buy it. We got Alan Thrall’s perspective on this topic in an earlier episode. Now…

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