In this episode, we meet David Tao, the Co-Founder of Barbend, Partner at Jakk Media, and proudly a “Forbes Under 30” awardee. David joins us in sharing his experiences in his journey to where he has found himself today. David expresses his passion of CrossFit and how it’s status in the fitness industry has evolved, and how it led to him co-founding his fitness and strength sports news site, Barbend. We explore David’s insight of discussing how to find your inner passion and why having a focus in life is a helpful foundation in life. Being a fitness enthusiast, David passionately shares his thoughts on nutrition and dietary science in a modern age.
🥇WHAT IS ONE LESSON YOU HAVE LEARNED FROM ADVERSITY
David answered, “It’s completely okay to hit a dead end. The first step is recognizing that they exist, and they exist for everyone at some point in life.”
IN THIS EPISODE, YOU WILL LEARN:
- [00:08:20] Evolution of crossfit
- [00:11:33] Harvard life and experience
- [00:20:20] Figuring out your passion
- [00:27:40] Nutrition and Dietary science
- [00:38:28] Finding the focus
- [00:42:55] Where to find David
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About University of Adversity Podcast
Learn how to shift your perspective on adversity by understanding that although adversity may feel like your worst enemy, it is actually your greatest ally. My mission is to connect with unique and inspiring individuals and showcase their journey and what they have gone through in order to become successful in their lives. Tune in three times a week with Lance Essihos for your gold-filled lesson of inspiration, resilience, and bravery. Don’t forget to subscribe!