Powerlifter and strength coach who is widely considered one of the strongest of all time, having achieved world-class marks in a variety of lifts. He is the originator of the training philosophy known as "The Cube Method," which he explains in his 2012 book of the same name.
He grew up in Berea, Kentucky and began weight training as a high school student.
He has personally worked with groups ranging from the Cincinnati Bengals to Seal Team 4.
He has a son.
"Brick In Yo Face" by Stitches is one of his favorite training songs.