EP. 099

Chris Duffin – 099

Chris Duffin is the Co-Founder, Chief Engineer and Visionary at Kabuki Strength, an
organization devoted to optimizing human performance and making the world a better place
through strength. Chris is arguably one of the strongest pound-for-pound humans in the world
having been the only person to Squat and Deadlift over 1000lbs for reps with a 1001×3 squat
and a Guinness World Record sumo deadlift of 1002 lbs which he completed almost 3
repetitions with. He is also one of the most respected strength coaches in the industry.  Chris’
educational background is in engineering and business management, and he has previously
worked as an executive in the automotive, aerospace, heavy equipment, and high-tech
manufacturing industries.
Chris was previously ranked number one in the world in various powerlifting disciplines and has
held numerous world records. Now retired, 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 and human movement, and performs insane feats of strength to help charities and
organizations whose work he believes in.
In addition to Kabuki Strength Chris has also co-founded BuildFast Formula for supplementation
and nutrition and Bearfoot Athletics to optimize the human to ground interface. Chris is also a
best-selling author detailing his incredible upbringing as well as his approach to mindset,
philosophy, and tools he uses for success in The Eagle and The Dragon
Show Notes:

Websites and Social Media Links
Website – kabukistrength.net
Website – christopherduffin.com
Facebook – Chris Duffin
Twitter –  @ChrisDuffin
Instagram – mad_scientist_duffin
Books Mentioned:
The Eagle and the Dragon
Podcasts mentioned:

Strength Coach Podcast- Episode 278- The Eagle & The Dragon with Christopher Duffin

People and Resources mentioned:
The Grand Goals Tee
Dan John
The Grand Goals Tee

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society


0:00 –  13:10 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Chris to discuss his training leading up to his world-record 1001lb squat for 3 repetitions

13:11 – 22:17 – Robbie asks Chris about the trade-offs he had to make to achieve his world records

22:18 – 37:26 – Robbie asks Chris about the nutritional plan he followed to set his world records
37:27 – 56:35 – Robbie asks Chris about his life journey and why he wrote his book The Eagle and Dragon”?
56:37 – 1:00:04 – Robbie asks Chris where people can get his book.

1:00:05 – 1:04:32 – Robbie wraps up the show!