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A conversation with Dr. Fred Hatfield, aka Dr, Squat

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This is going to be tremendous show. I am THRILLED to have Dr. Fred Hatfield as my guest. Dr. Squat

Early in his career he was cited in "Who's Who in American Education," and voted "Outstanding Young Men in America." He was a consultant to the U.S. Olympic Committee, the International Federation of Bodybuilders (IFBB), the West German Bodybuilding Federation, Australian Powerlifting Federation, FOX Network and CBS Sports. He was coach three times for the U.S. National Powerlifting team and a member of the executive committees of the U.S. Olympic Weightlifting Federation and U.S. Powerlifting Federation.The founding editor of Sports Fitness magazine (now Men’s Fitness), he has written more than 60 books and over 200 articles on sports fitness, weight training and athletic nutrition. He is a former standout college gymnast, Mr. Teenage Connecticut, Mr. Atlantic Coast and Mr. Mid America in bodybuilding, Wisconsin and Connecticut weightlifting champion, broken over 30 world records as a powerlifter competing in five different weight divisions, and won the World Championships in powerlifting three times in three different weight divisions. In 1987, at the age of 45, Hatfield established a world record in the squat at 1014 pounds (255 body weight), the most anyone had ever lifted in the history of competition. His frequent world record-breaking performances have gained him the nickname of "Dr. Squat.