Podcast: Table Talk with Dave Tate from Arnold weekend (4th time stopping by)

I stopped by the Elitefts compound Arnold weekend, where Dave Tate and I had another podcast/conversation. This podcast was a little different as we have now done 4 Tabletalks.

Every time I do one of these, we take things in a new direction, which is why Dave is a fantastic host. He is always pulling something new out of me.

I hope you enjoy it! Please comment, like, and share if you like it.

Here is a little bit of what we cover in this episode:

  • Weird things are happening to my body post-retirement.
  • All things back pain
  • Genetic limitations and not having a coach like Louie or Rick
  • Does it bother me when people don’t listen to simple advice?
  • Phase two: Business and trying to climb another mountain
  • What drives me to be a good practitioner
  • All things McGill Method
  • How my CBD is different and why I wanted my own brand
  • SWIS 2023
  • and much more
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Brian Carroll

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Brian is a retired world-class powerlifter with over two decades of world-class powerlifting. From 1999 to 2020, Brian Carroll was a competitive powerlifter, one of the most accomplished lifters in the sport's history. Brian started off competing in bench press competitions 'raw,' then, shortly into the journey, he gravitated toward equipped lifting as there were no "raw" categories then. You only had to choose from single-ply (USPF) and Multi-ply (APF/WPC). Brian went on to total 2730 at 275 and 2651 at 242 with more than ten times his body weight in three different classes (220, 242, 275), and both bench pressed and deadlifted over 800 pounds in two other weight classes. He's totaled 2600 over 20 times in 2 different weight classes in his career. With 60 squats of 1000lbs or more officially, this is the most in powerlifting history, regardless of weight class or federation, by anyone not named David Hoff. Brian realized many ups and downs during his 20+ years competing. After ten years of high-level powerlifting competition and an all-time World Record squat at 220 with 1030, in 2009, Brian was competing for a Police academy scholarship. On a hot and humid July morning, Brian, hurdling over a barricade at 275lbs, landed on, fell, and hurt his back. After years of back pain and failed therapy, Brian met with world-renowned back specialist Prof McGill in 2013, which changed his trajectory more than he could have imagined. In 2017, Brian Carroll and Prof McGill authored the best-selling book about Brian's triumphant comeback to powerlifting in Gift of Injury. Most recently (10.3.20) -Brian set the highest squat of all time (regardless of weight class) with 1306 lbs – being the first man to break the 1300lb squat barrier at a bodyweight of 303 lbs.
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