Coaches Tuck Radio – Episode 27: Mark Cannella and The Arnold

The Arnold. On Episode 27 of Coaches Tuck Radio, Don is joined by Mark Cannella, the head coach of Columbus Weightlifting and the meet director of The Arnold. With nearly 30 years of experience in the sport as an athlete, coach, and meet director of one of the premier meets in the country, we discuss Mark’s journey in the sport and perspective on training environments and training partners, among other things.

We also touch on the history of the Arnold and how weightlifting became a central piece to this historic event that has turned into the mecca for all strength and fitness enthusiasts to make.

Strap in, listen, and enjoy the ride!

You can follow Mark on Instagram at @columbus_weightlifting, and on the web at

For more information regarding qualifying totals and registration deadlines for The Arnold, please visit the USA Weightlifting website at:

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