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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and creator of Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year starter in the National Football League and NFL veteran. John was drafted with the 97th pick in 1999 NFL Draft and went on to be a starter for the Philadelphia Eagles from 1999-2003, appearing in 3 NFC Championship games, and for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early and retiring in 2009. Over the course of his career, John has started over 100 games and has 10 play-off appearances. He was a four year lettermen while playing football at the University of California at Berkeley. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in Rhetoric in 1998. John has worked with the MLB, NFL, NHL and other professional and Olympic athletes. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete and the CrossFit Speciality Seminar: Sports Specific Application. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie or at Power Athlete.

Bulking Revisted

John,  I am starting on Jacked Street and want to hit the Power Athlete Bulk Protocol. I remember you did a write up on TTMJ about […]

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Aerobic System For Football

Every muscle contraction in the body is the result of a molecule called adenosine triphosphate (ATP). When the ATP is combined with water it splits apart […]

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What It Takes

I get asked this question more than you can imagine by parents of young athletes. They seem to think there is a universal mindset that all […]

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Should I Use The Olympic Lifts With My Athletes?

The benefits of Olympic weighting and its transfer to sport are well documented. Any time an athlete can perform a movement that allows them to move […]

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Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS)

Since I first started posting about Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) a few years ago, I have received numerous request for information on how to best apply […]

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Eating Healthy on a Budget

Hi John, Currently I am in college and this August begin a new job. For the first time ever, I will also have to budget my […]

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Grindstone

A few years ago I was approached by the CEO of a Fortune 500 company to design a program that he could follow based on Power […]

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