In this 258th podcast episode of Dave Tate's Table Talk, Joe Mackey takes a seat.

Joe Mackey is an IFBB Pro Bodybuilder from Texas. He is renowned for his impressive feats in strength, particularly in deadlifting, and is considered one of the strongest deadlifters in the bodybuilding community. Mackey made a significant mark in the bodybuilding world by being unofficially the first IFBB Pro to deadlift 900 pounds (408.2 kilograms) in April 2022 and subsequently added another 10 pounds to his personal record in early 2023​​.

His journey in bodybuilding began as a super heavyweight competitor in the amateur bodybuilding circuit in 2012. Mackey's transition to professional status occurred in 2017 when he made his IFBB Pro debut at the Ferrigno Legacy Pro, finishing in 9th place in the open division. Since then, he has participated in a total of five IFBB Pro competitions​​.

Joseph is the CEO of Macky Innovations. Mackey Innovations is a partner with Kabuki Strength. He's the Chief Director for Sinotec Manufacturing. 

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Dave Tate is the founder and co-owner of He is the author of twenty books and has logged more than 40,000 hours of training and consulting. Dave is married to elitefts co-owner Traci Arnold-Tate, and they reside in London, Ohio, with their two sons. Personal Credo: Live, Learn, Pass on™.

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