Chris Duffin | Creativity, Managing Mental Health & Strength Training in Your 40s
The STRONG Life Podcast with Zach Even - Esh
STRONG Life Podcast ep 277 with Chris Duffin, Founder of https://KabukiStrength.com We discuss Chris's creative outlets that help him grow his business AND improve ALL facets of his health / life (mind, body & soul). We also discuss strength training in your 40s, addressing injuries, family time and entrepreneurship. Please Enjoy! Brought to you by https://Sorinex.com Resources: https://ChristopherDuffin.com http://ZachStrength.com - FREE Strength Training Courses http://SSPCoach.com https://instagram.com/zevenesh https://youtube.com/zevenesh
Chris Duffin is an inventor, thought leader, and serial entrepreneur in Health and Fitness. He has Co-Founded multiple prominent brands the largest of which, Kabuki Strength where he serves as Chief Visionary Officer, is a globally recognized brand. Chris has invented multiple ‘game-changing’ products improving human biomechanics under load, as well as systemized approaches to assessing and correcting human movement dysfunctions. These tools and methods are used by nearly every top professional and collegiate team penetrating over 90% of those markets alone. His other companies including Bearfoot Shoes focusing on foot mechanics, Build Fast Formula in nutraceuticals, Kabuki Strength Lab a gym and performance center, as well as his best-selling book detailing his incredible upbringing – The Eagle and the Dragon.Chris is arguably one of the strongest pound-for-pound humans in the world has been the ONLY person to Squat and Deadlift over 1000lbs for reps holding the Guinness World Record on the Sumo Deadlift. Having been a world-record-holding powerlifter and the number one ranked lifter in the world for 8 years straight Chris went on to perform numerous unduplicated feats of strength to raise money for charities in exhibition events. In addition to being one of the most respected strength coaches in the industry, he has an extensive track record of success in business. With an MBA and Engineering in his background, he spent nearly two decades running or turning around manufacturing companies in Aerospace, Automotive, Hi-Tech, and Heavy Equipment fields. Now retired from competing, he is known for his industry-changing innovations and education in the strength and clinical worlds. He’s a leading speaker on topics related to strength, human movement, rehab, mindset, goal setting, leadership, and motivation.
This episode is sponsored by ancestralsupplements.com. Use code MP for 10% off. Today, Chris Duffin and I sit down to discuss some of Chris’s incredible life stories and entrepreneurial ventures. From Duffin’s homeless childhood to his multiple companies, this episode depicts the relationship between adversity, strength, and health. Learn more about the Kabuki strength and Chris’s go-to modern BearFoot shoes in this episode. Chris Duffin, the guy who made me reconsider my running shoes, is an inventor, thought leader, and serial entrepreneur in health and fitness. He has co-founded multiple prominent brands, the largest of which is Kabuki Strength. Not stopping there, he also founded a shoe company, Barefoot Athletics, and Build Fast Formula, which we will learn about today. So, if you are anything like me, impressed with Chris’s world record for squatting and deadlifting 1000 pounds for reps, then make sure you check out his detailed autobiography, The Eagle and the Dragon.
#207 – Chris Duffin: The Mad Scientist of Strength
Lex Fridman Podcast
Chris Duffin is a strength athlete, coach, and engineer, setting multiple strength world records including squatting and deadlifting 1000 lbs for multiple reps. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors: – Headspace: https://headspace.com/lex to get free 1 month trial – Magic Spoon: https://magicspoon.com/lex and use code LEX to get $5 off – Sun Basket: https://sunbasket.com/lex and use code LEX to get $35 off – Ladder: https://ladderlife.com/lex EPISODE LINKS: Chris’s Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mad_scientist_duffin The Eagle and the Dragon (book): https://amzn.to/3Ckpfoj Chris’s Website: https://christopherduffin.com Kabuki Strength: https://kabukistrength.com PODCAST INFO: Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8 RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/ YouTube Full
Chris Duffin. The Power of How You Move. Episode 391 with The Real Brad Lea (TRBL)
Chris Duffin is an inventor, thought leader, and entrepreneur in Health and Fitness. He has Co-Founded the globally recognized brand Kabuki Strength, where he serves as Chief Visionary Officer. Chris has invented multiple ‘game-changing’ products improving human biomechanics under load, as well as systemized approaches to assessing and correcting human movement dysfunctions. In this episode, Chris and Brad unpack a lot about Chris’ story and his business. They even discuss how Chris saves his family from a serial killer! 00:00 Intro 01:30 Look up https://www.kabukistrength.com 02:45 Chris’ story 04:00 Get Chris’ book on amazon “The Eagle and the Dragon” 05:18 The story about the serial killer… 09:36 “A family of six living on $5,000 or less a year.” - Chris Duffin 13:35 Masks… 15:20 what Kabuki Strength is - dropped free on YT! 18:37 Why “Kabuki” 22:27 “At the end of the day, you have to put your GAME FACE on” - Chris Duffin 24:55 Bomb 1: “You can give the most remarkable speech and not have a following, you have to own it and live it.” - Chris Duffin 28:29 The best squat bar in the world 36:00 The training effect of Kabuki 40:15 Bomb 2: “You need to find what scares you so you can adapt and handle more.” - Chris Duffin 42:30 Bomb 3: “You don’t always have control over the bad things that happen to you, but you do have control over your actions and responses to those things.” - Chris Duffin 43:20 “Good leaders chase challenges naturally.” - Chris Duffin 47:50 The Gym business 50:45 Training retention 52:30 Car analogy 55:25 Look-out for Chris’ podcast to launch later this Summer 57:00 Chris’ next book 01:01:35 Follow Chris on IG! @mad_scientist_duffin 01:03:00 Go to https://www.chrisduffin.com for some treats!
EP 146 — Chris Duffin: Building Strength That Sets You Free
Living 4D with Paul Chek
How does someone rebound from a childhood catching rattlesnakes to deadlifting and squatting 1,001 pounds multiple times?World renowned powerlifter Chris Duffin shares his true passions, how he found real strength in showing his emotions and why steroids are a lifelong problem in this inspiring Living 4D podcast.Learn more about Chris at his website and on social media via Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.For Living 4D listeners: Chris is offering Living 4D listeners 2 months free access to his Kabuki Movement Library by using access code Chek at checkout. Save 20 percent on any order you make at Chris’ Bearfoot and Build Fast Formula websites by using the code Chek at checkout. Download a free audiobook of The Eagle and The Dragon: A Story of Strength and Reinvention plus one additional audiobook when you sign up with Audible.Show NotesChris grew up in so much poverty that he was capturing and handling wild rattlesnakes at age 6. (4:02)The origins of Kabuki Strength and Chris’ transition to exhibition weight lifting. (10:16)Chris’ true passion: Building people up. (18:42)How Chris dealt with addictions. (27:42)The fearlessness Chris feels about expressing strong feelings, like crying, publicly. (38:31)Lifting heavy weights won’t help you find the right mate, be popular or earn more respect in ways that really matter. (49:03)Anti-fragile training. (1:00:49)Chris describes the consequences of using steroids for a lifetime. (1:03:16)Strength is resilience. (1:15:18)The importance of neurological training with strength training. (1:37:34)Chris is writing a book that shares his philosophies —including Kabuki — about business and life. (1:45:29)A shift away from group training and toward owning your own fitness. (2:03:27)Chris and Paul share their philosophies on strength development for kids. (2:11:33)ResourcesThe Eagle and The Dragon: A Story of Strength and Reinvention by Chris DuffinMore resources for this episode are available on our website.Thanks to our awesome sponsors: The CHEK Academy, Organifi (save 20 percent on your purchase by using the code CHEK20 at checkout), Paleovalley (save 15 percent on your purchase by using the code chek15 at checkout), BiOptimizers (save 10 percent on your purchase by using the code Paul10 at checkout), Cymbiotika (save 15 percent on your purchase by using the code CHEK15 at checkout), One Farm CBD Oils (save 15 percent on your purchase by using the code CHEK at checkout) and Essential Oil Wizardry (save 10 percent on your purchase by using the code living4d at checkout)..As an Amazon Associate, we earn commissions from qualifying purchases.
Ep 518 – Strength and Reinvention with Chris Duffin
Power Athlete Radio
Our most valuable resources – creativity, communication, invention, and reinvention – are, in fact, unlimited. You may know Chris Duffin from Kabuki Strength [@KabukiStrength] or his notorious strength equipment line including the Duffalo Bar. What you may not know is his incredible backstory. His upbringing and and adolescent years greatly shaped the person you see today. From…The post Ep 518 – Strength and Reinvention with Chris Duffin first appeared on Power Athlete.
Episode 851 - Special Guest World Record Weightlifter Chris Duffin
Drinkin' Bros Podcast
Ross Patterson is joined by record holding weightlifter Chris Duffin to talk about how and why he founded his company Kabuki Strength, his weightlifting records, the substances he was on when he was a professional weight lifter, and what it was like growing up practically homeless in the California woods after his parents decided to leave society behind. Go to ghostbed.com/drinkinbros and use code DRINKINBROS for 30% off EVERYTHING (Mattresses, Adjustable Base, and more) -- plus a 101 Night Sleep Trial and Mattresses Made in the USA! Go to CardoMax.com and use promo code DB, and you get Buy One Get One FREE on your first order. Go to magicspoon.com/DRINKINBROS and be sure to use the promo code DRINKINBROS at checkout to get $5 off any order.
470: Chris Duffin - Power Lifter, Best Selling Author, Inventor, Etc.
The WODcast Podcast
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My HoneyDew this week is Chris Duffin! Chris Highlights Lowlights about growing up homeless in the woods of the Pacific Northwest! The shit this dude has seen! We talk everything from murder, exposing a child sex ring that involved prominent figures in the police department, and raising his two sisters on his own. Chris not only has incredible inner strength, his physical strength is record setting! Chris is the only person on earth to squat and deadlift 1000+ lbs for multiple repetitions and holds the Guiness Record for that feat! SUBSCRIBE TO MY YOUTUBE and watch full episodes of The Dew every toozdee! https://www.youtube.com/rsickler SUBSCRIBE TO MY PATREON, The HoneyDew with Y’all, where I Highlight the Lowlights with Y’all! What’s your story? https://www.patreon.com/TheHoneyDew SPONSORS: RAYCON Raycon’s offering 15% off all their products for my listeners and here’s what you’ve gottado to get it: go to BUYRAYCON.COM/HONEYDEW. There you’ll get 15% off your entire Raycon order, and it’s such a good deal,you’ll want to grab a pair and a spare! SKILLSHARE Explore your creativity at Skillshare.com/HONEYDEW and get a free trial of Premium Membership.That’s Skillshare.com/HONEYDEW.