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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 3

It's CrossFit Games season and the Power Athlete Team Series is in full force, Denny, Steve and Luke talk about:

  1. CrossFit Open 13.1
  2. Dynamic Movement Prep & the CFFB Total
  3. The Police, Sodium and Dips
  4. Power Athlete Team Series Prize Package
  5. How to tailor CFFB for the Power Athlete Team Series
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Luke Summers

Luke has been training athletes in CrossFit, Weightlifting, and Olympic Lifting since 2007. He spent 6 years pushing pencils in “Corporate America,” spending 3 of those years moonlighting as a Strength & Conditioning Coach before and after work. Luke was an athlete his whole life and played multiple sports, but his primary focus was football.He played up through college until a neck injury forced him to hang it up. He travels with the CrossFit Football staff and has coaches a variety of athletes from amateur to professional levels in football, baseball, and track.
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9 Responses to Power Athlete Radio – Episode 3

  1. Jim Rymiszewski

    Yall are doing a great job with this. I might have to cave somebody’s chest in tomorrow haha

  2. bulldozer2020

    Brothers of Iron, thanks for the replies to my questions. Much appreciated! Keep up the good work.

  3. hey guys…good show…and good times…keep up the good work 😉

  4. ben

    That was awful!! Just kidding! I had to switch it up! Awesome stuff!!! Lets go cave some chests in!

  5. Nick Miller

    I love the podcasts fellas!! Keep them rolling!

  6. SS Guy

    These podcasts are great. I’m pissed that Luke ripped on my dozen eggs and handful of kale diet though.

  7. Shelton

    First, gotta show appreciation for the new powerathletehq site! Love it, y’all have done an excellent job and the resources and information your putting out make life easier. I have a few questions for the podcast:

    I’m re-reading starting strength and re-evaluating my form on things, particularly the squat. In his book he recommends a more forward torso from the beginning so that the bar can rest on the posterior deltoids, hands should be as close as they can without bending the wrist to keep the back tight and thumbs should be over the bar. I’ve looked for videos and info on what y’all’s opinion is for bar position and hand position and found a video where it sounded like you wanted the bar on the low traps, and hands close, and your not real worried about the wrists. But then in the comments you said “Jon and Rip agree on bar position and have different opinions on grip width/wrists.” So I just want a quick answer, where does CFFB typically recommend the bar to be for general strength training?

    Ive listed to all of your podcast and can’t get enough, my jobs are typically working alone with headphones in so I’ve got literally all day to absorb as much as I can. Do you have any other suggestions for strength and conditioning podcasts?

    Again, thanks for everything.

  8. TJ

    As a K-9 officer we are tested on the 1.5 mile run max push-ups in a minute, max sit-ups in a minute and a few other things each year. CFFB programming has made me more prepared and ready to go. I normally hit a run (1-3 miles) and some body weight stuff on Saturdays when I am not playing lacrosse. The programming as a specific program for my needs as an officer is incomparable. CFFB programming has made going 0-60 in 3.5 seconds, being strong, fast, and carrying enough mass to move people around and handle my dog easy compared to other programs I have done. Great stuff and thank you for all your info and help along the way.

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