Tag Archives: Performance

PA Radio – Episode 255: Jim Kiritsy

Fail first, Succeed Later “Educating kids out of becoming assholes”…that’s just one aspect to being a full time strength coach for college level football programs. Jim […]

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Pain: Sticks and Stones

“Sticks and Stones May Break My Bones, but Words Will?…” The next time you get under a heavy barbell, give yourself the following cues: Don’t round […]

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PA Radio – Episode 254: Adam Hansen

Be helpful, not a lazy sack of shit. Innovation is in you…learn how to tap into your creativity with Adam Hansen!
Power Athlete Radio – Episode 254

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Intermittent Fasting and the Power Athlete

It seems to be all the rage now, with online health coaches and internet fitness models claiming intermittent fasting can accomplish everything from getting you 6 […]

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PA Radio – Episode 248: Dr Cara Miller

Dr Cara Miller teaches Luke and Tex how to enrich their work-wife relationship to achieve savage growth.
Power Athlete Radio – Episode 248

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PA Radio – Episode 236: Dr. Kristy Anderson

No Quick Fix In exactly one week, the 2017 Power Athlete Symposium kicks off in Austin, Tx and if you’re a regular listener of this show, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 214: Derek Woodske

 Small town, big talent. This week we feature our conversation with Derek Woodske [@DerekWoodske], NCAA All American and National Champ in track and field. Although Derek […]

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PA Radio – Episode 211: Loren Landow

  Sexy Doesn’t Mean Strong Loren Landow joins us this week on the show. Yes, it’s true that he has coached over 70 NFL All-Pro’s and […]

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PA Radio – Episode 210: Brett Bartholomew

  A Culture of Craftsmen Brett Bartholomew joins us this week to talk about the art of coaching. If his decade of experience working with collegiate, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 207: Cheri Mah

 Sleep More, Win More Sleep. It’s a beautiful thing where recovery occurs and dreams are made…literally. We all know how amazing we feel after a good […]

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PA Radio – Episode 204: Chris Bell

 Fill your cup. Filmmaker, athlete, wrestling enthusiast, and truth seeker…CHRIS BELL [@bigstrongfast] joins us this week on the Premier Podcast in Strength & Conditioning! If you’re […]

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PA Radio – Episode 198: Nutrition Crew

Mom. MEATLOAF! You are dedicated to your training. You wake up early or stay late to attack your weaknesses. You prehab, rehab, and mobilize ad nauseam. […]

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Developing Healthy Eating Habits in Kids

I recently was presented with a question on whether or not our Leaning Protocol could or should be utilized to help a 13-year-old son of a […]

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Power Coach: Concentration

With the NFL playoffs fast approaching, I notice a consistency among top performers. I don’t mean the Patriots or the Texans (playoff-bound in 4 of the […]

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ROYGBIV- Taste the Rainbow and Reap the Rewards

By now, most of us are familiar with the Paleo diet or some  version of a diet comprised of whole foods. Good chance you have read […]

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PA Radio – Episode 179: Julien Pineau

A Movement Matrix for All. This week’s episode with Julien Pineau [@StrongFit1] wastes absolutely no time diving into the issues of training and organizing programming to […]

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The Bitter Truth About Artificial Sweeteners

All right Diet Diva’s, time to drop some knowledge bombs and crush your little hearts. You think you’re doing yourself a favor trading in your Pepsi […]

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White Rice or Brown Rice: Which is Better for You?

I eat white rice. That’s right. I am not ashamed! I have all of my athletes eating it too. Why white rice instead of brown rice? […]

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PA Radio – Episode 173: The Nutrition Crew

 eat like you train. This week we are bringing you another mind blowing Q&A with our Nutrition Crew, Tyler Minton [@theMeleeWay] and Leah Kay [@LeahKay_AllDay]. Recently […]

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Coffee: It’s not for everyone.

Good news! Coffee is not only good for you but can lead to empowered performance, for some…  Are you one of them? For some individuals coffee can […]

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PA Radio – Episode 167: The Crew

Who wants to Be an Athlete Back by popular demand, The Crew infotains you on the subject matter they know best: Movement, Performance, Movies, Nutrition, Movies, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 163: Aaron Ausmus

 COACHING WITH A PURPOSE The life of a college or professional strength coach is fraught with highs and lows. In an industry dependent on so many […]

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Women and Bulking

To most women, Bulk is a 4-letter word and conjures images of spray-tanned bodybuilders with bulging muscles in too tiny, bedazzled bikinis. But what if I […]

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PA Radio – Episode 158: Jeff Nichols

 Every problem has a solution. Jeff Nichols [@vahighperformance] is far more than coach and co-founder of Virgina High Performance. He’s taken his experience both as an […]

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Say It Ain’t Soy!

Nothing fires me up more than leading the charge against the massive amounts of bullshit in the nutritional world. Luckily, Power Athlete has been in the […]

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PA Radio – Episode 151: Christopher McDougall

  we are animals. period. We are bringing you an amazing episode this week. John, Luke and Tex speak with author of the widely popular book […]

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PA Radio – Episode 149: The Crew

 Clear and make ready. This week we are getting the band back together to catch each other and the listening audience up on each of our […]

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MMA Strength & Conditioning: You’re Doing it Wrong!

Mixed martial arts (MMA)  magazines, forums and blogs are filled with images of sexy new strength and conditioning techniques designed specifically for the needs of a […]

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PA Radio – Episode 145: Dr. Tom Incledon

 No pain, no pain. This week we bring back our dear friend and colleague, Dr Tom Incledon of Human Performance Specialists.  As is the style of […]

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Eating Disorders: Performance’s Quiet Killer

When we begin CrossFit, or similar high energy output training, we notice results fast. Somewhere down the line however, our lightning fast results taper off and […]

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Coach Needs a Coach: Dynamic Functional Mobility

“…the brain is like a muscle. When we think well, we feel good. Understanding is a kind of ecstasy.” Where do you go if you face […]

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What Are Macros?

What are MACROS and why the hell is everyone trying to track them down? “Macros” have been the buzzword of recent years thanks to If It […]

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You Need to Try This CAT Shit!

Spoiler alert!  We are not advocating the performance benefits of consuming cat poo. For those I have misled, I’m sorry, but I promise you, this info […]

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PA Radio – Episode 139: Dr. David Perlmutter

  Get your mind right: food for thought This week’s episode is quite literally, mind blowing.  As per usual, Power Athlete brings you the latest research […]

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PA Radio – Episode 138: Dr Kirk Parsley

Sleep like a baby. Perform like a boss. Well, ladies and gentlemen, despite last week’s accusation from our British temp, Chauncey, I did not lose my […]

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Tracking Macros: Stop Hacking Your Diet, Start Tracking It

You have NO IDEA how much you’re leaving on the table by not tracking your diet, do you? When I tell my athletes, clients, or God […]

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PA Radio – Episode 131: Chris Kelly

  The making of A Well oiled machine. This week we host Chris Kelly of Nourish Balance Thrive.  When Chris isn’t busy training as a professional […]

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PA Radio – Episode 127: Greg Everett

  The Old School Mentality. This week we welcome athlete, author, and Catalyst Athletics coach, Greg Everett.  This well known figure in the world of strength […]

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PA Radio – Episode 125: Travis Mash

  Making his athletes’ goals a reality. This week we bring you a conversation with former football player and competitive lifter, turned coach, Travis Mash.  Over […]

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PA Radio – Episode 122: Rob Miller

 Author of the Map of Athletic Performance. This week we host Rob Miller.  He’s a competitive climber, Starting Strength Coach, and author of The Map of […]

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Redefining Weakness Training: Programming

Redefining Weakness Training: Approach laid the groundwork.  Changing ‘weakness’ to focused practice and development all begins with the term Skill Practice: dedicated, targeted training that drives prudent […]

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PA Radio – Episode 121: Dr. Dan Reardon

  Discover your genetic potential. This week we welcome Dr. Dan Reardon of the burgeoning genetic testing company, Fitness Genes.  As is tradition at Power Athlete, […]

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Sprinting: Five Fixes

In the last Sprinting installment, we discussed the differences between Volume and Intensity Sprints and how to safely and effectively incorporate them into your training.  But, […]

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Athlete Accountability

While accountability is the key to success in any business, this is especially true with athletics.  In Sport Coach Accountability, we introduced the 3 Pillars of […]

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Sport Coach Accountability

Success in sport is not bought, never a stroke of luck, and is seldom a flash in the pan. Teams that win, win consistently, benefiting from […]

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Better Benchmarks

We preach a lot about abandoning superficial numerical goals however, the idea of training for a specific number or benchmark is not entirely bad.  In fact, […]

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ROYGBV: Colorful Gainzz Explained

We’ve all been told to eat a diet that is full of variety.  You hear this all the time from doctors, nutritionists, dietitians, your mom, your […]

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Power Athlete Radio – ReBroadcast with Mark Rippetoe

You don’t need a hot tub time machine to go back and relive some of the best moments of 2014.  This week we bring you one […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 81 Angie Sorensen

Angie Sorensen is a Strength and Conditioning Coach at Loyola University and serious wealth of knowledge.  Not only does she train the track and field teams, […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 77

Well well well Power Athlete Nation, we have another amazing show coming at you this week on Episode 77. The whole gang is here to talk […]

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When the Going Gets Tough

I was introduced to the concept of Toughness Training when I was studying music, specifically performance, in college.  One of my professors was a huge sports […]

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BrainWOD – 8 Daily “BWODS” to Improve Brain Function and Performance

I’ve been training daily on Lumosity for the past several weeks in attempt to improve memory, acuity, and other cognitive function.  It’s actually pretty fun but […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 76

Although we missed out on our special guest this week the crew does not disappoint. Episode 76 of PA Radio doesn’t hold back as they address […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 67

Ready, Set, GO! Welcome to another episode of Power Athlete Radio. This week we talk speed, speed, and SPEED. The coaches come together and clear the […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 65 with Kelly Starrett

In light of the busy weekend and travel schedule of the crew for the 2014 CrossFit Games, we are going to repost a classic episode of […]

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Snack: The Meal Misnomer

Weakness is a disease and food is the cure. When meat heads aren’t talking about shaking weights, they are indeed discussing meat…and  nutrition in general.  It’s […]

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Warm Up Reflections

“A real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength in distress, and grows in reflection.” Power Athlete and Talk and to Me Johnnie cover topics like coaching […]

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The Vertical Jump Performance Window

For every fallacy that exists at the high school level of strength and conditioning, there is one equal to or greater than at the collegiate level. […]

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Fashion Vs Function

The ever popular game of inappropriateness, “Cards Against Humanity”, recently raised their prices on Black Friday. Why? A couple of reasons.  One, it’s fucking hilarious and […]

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Get a Grip: Part 2

In Part 1, I picked the brain of Jedd Johnson, Diesel Crew founder, grip master, competitor and all around badass…

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Get a Grip: Part 1

We all know a firm grip is awesome.  I remember being picked up for a date in high school and my charismatic and overly confident gentleman […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 38

The crew FINALLY gets together to record the first show of 2014!  John, Cali, Tex, Luke, Denny, and Steve are all online and chatting about trying […]

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 3

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 As High School football programs move closer to the beginning of their off-season training programs, we hope you have moved closer to […]

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Power Pulls for Performance

Go to any online forum and note the numerous argument threads and bitchfests surrounding the power clean debate…

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CrossFit Football vs. Power Athlete

Here you are diving into another one of our blog posts at PowerAthleteHQ.com. What we have come to realize is, a lot of our followers landed […]

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 2

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 The Off-Season for a football player is such an opportune time to focus on development. Reviewing where one fell short of expectations […]

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5 Fallacies of High School Football Off-Season Strength and Conditioning- PART 1

Part 1-Part 2-Part 3 As December rolls in, so does the end of high school football season. Some teams continue with playoff runs, hoping to make […]

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