Chris “The Mad Scientist” Duffin of Kabuki Strength

Episode 526

Chris Duffin is a man that is hard to describe in one way… Athlete who squatted AND deadlifted over 1,000lbs each, engineer turned specialty barbell creator, professional coach, entrepreneur, business owner, author… you name it, he’s done it and been successful at it. Which is why he makes such a powerful guest! Listen in to learn how he got so strong, started the top barbell company in the world, wrote a book, and triumphed from a childhood that seems fake it’s so insane.

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Show notes


3:27 – What made you start Kabuki Strength?

16:05 – What created Chris’ nickname “The Mad Scientist”

24:30 – Importance of combining science with real experience

29:35 – What made Chris want to deadlift and squat 1000lbs

34:20 – Chris’ book – The Eagle and the Dragon: A Story of Strength and Reinvention

41:30 – Your environment doesn’t control who you are.

49:15 – First people to influence Chris

56:05 – Where to find Chris and all of his content.

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