The Barbell Life

The Barbell Life

United States

We are bringing a new light to the “fitness podcast world.” It is a podcast based on Fitness, Family, Faith, & F-ilospohy.


120 - Jon North on his cardiac arrest  

Jon North joins us today for an open and honest discussion about his recent cardiac arrest, all that happened leading up to it, and how his outlook on life has totally changed as a result.

119 - Brilliant Accessory Work with Spencer Arnold  

Spencer Arnold joins us to talk about amazing ideas for assistance work in Olympic weightlifting, as well as the best advice he has for lifters.

118 - The Untold Truth about Coaching w/ Zach Greenwald  

On this episode, Zach Greenwald joins us to talk about the realities of coaching, what you really need to be a coach, and what no one tells you about true coaching.

117 - Muscle Biopsies, Genetic Testing, and More with Dr. Andy Galpin  

On this episode, we geek out with one of the smartest guys ever on the podcast: Dr. Andy Galpin. We talk about genetic testing, Chinese conspiracies, muscle fiber types, and the future of athletics and sports.

116 - Barbell Shrugged's Alex Maclin  

Get ready for a heavy dose of inspiration and perspective as we talk with Barbell Shrugged's Alex Maclin about his life... and how to make your dreams a reality.

115 - John Davidson: Our Physical Therapist  

Mash Elite's physical therapist, John Davidson, has been working miracles on the team here. So we were excited to have him on to talk about injury prevention, mobility, and movement.

114 - Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell  

Louie Simmons of Westside Barbell joins us today to drop knowledge bombs on his ideas to get Olympic weightlifters (and all barbell athletes) strong. This is one you don't want to miss.

113 - No Weaknesses  

On this episode, we talk all about muscular imbalances, recovery, and preventing injury - as we share the exciting news that our new resource NO WEAKNESSES has launched.

112 - Balanced Training with Julien Pineau of StrongFit  

Julien Pineau joins us to talk about how he uses Strongman exercises to correct faulty movement patterns, poor activation, and muscular imbalances.

111 - Listener Q & A  

Don McCauley joins Travis Mash and Malcolm Moses-Hampton to answer listener questions about subject such as lanky lifters, gym psychology, football training, and squat form.

110 - Myths and Truth in Youth Training w/ Dr. Mike McKenzie  

Dr. Mike McKenzie joins us to talk about frustrating myths you may have heard about children training - and we share the truth about how to structure training so that children and youth receive the most benefit.

109 - Training and Real-Life Busyness with Kevin Nason  

Kevin Nason just won the USPA drug free national championship - even with a wife, kid on the way, and a busy job. We talk about how he fits it all in and still competes at a high level.

108 - Mash Mafia Powerlifters  

Travis is joined by some of the Mash Mafia powerlifters to talk about strategies for upping your Squat, Bench, and Deadlift.

107 - Big Changes in USA Weightlifting with Spencer Arnold  

With a lot of changes going on now in American weightlifting, Spencer Arnold joins us to share his thoughts and perspectives. We talk about how to grow the sport, recruit athletes, and dominate the international scene.

106 - John Welbourn on Motivation, NFL realities, and Building Athleticism  

John Welbourn joins us to talk about athleticism and motivation - how you need to think and move to be an athlete... and you can build these traits.

105 - Cory G on strength, aesthetics, and nutrition  

On this episode, we sit down with Cory G to talk about his recent "muscle trifecta" as he competed in powerlifting, weightlifting, and bodybuilding in the same weekend. Plus we talk plenty about motivation, nutrition, and why Cory works so hard!

104 - Jennifer Thompson on Powerlifting: Programming, Advice, and Controversy  

Jennifer Thompson (AKA the strongest woman Travis knows) talks with us about powerlifting. We get into her training as well as her thoughts on the sport.

103 - CrossFit Games Competitor Kevin Simons on CrossFit, Gymnastics, and Youth Weightlifting  

Kevin Simons is a phenomenal athlete himself as well as a great coach to many youth athletes. So we talk about his ideas on coaching youth and identifying talent - as well as how to go progressing as an athlete.

102 - Remembering Chris Moore  

On this episode, we have an encore presentation of our previous interview with Chris Moore of Barbell Shrugged. Chris was someone who poured himself into everything he did, and he will be missed.

101 - Healthy Movement with Chris Duffin  

Powerlifting champion Chris Duffin joins us to talk about his own lifting - but mainly we talk about Chris's strategy to get people moving correctly for maximum strength and health.

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