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John

Maintain Your Training While Hunting

We recently had a great podcast with Aron Synder from Kifaru International. Kifaru makes some of the…

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The Bench Press: J Curve or Vertical Bar Path?

There are fewer things more hotly debated in the strength world than how to bench and the…

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The Dave Grohl Effect

I remember when I started lifting weights. I was in such a hurry to be strong I…

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The Holistic Athlete Movement Readiness (HAMR) Program

The Holistic Athlete Movement Readiness program (HAMR) was designed in response to working with the United States…

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How To Build 20 Inch Arms in 5 Weeks

In a perfect world, the easiest way to get 20 inch arms is to start with 19…

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My ACL Journey by John Welbourn

I have had a long time to meditate on my ACL journey. It starts as a spry…

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Training For Sport Is Training For War

The new physical training test will require a complete change in the way Soldiers execute their daily Physical Training activities. Instead of practicing their push ups and sit-ups and holding the current standard on the run, Soldiers will be required to train to be stronger, faster, and better movers.

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Bulking Revisted

John,  I am starting on Jacked Street and want to hit the Power Athlete Bulk Protocol. I…

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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…

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What It Takes

I get asked this question more than you can imagine by parents of young athletes. They seem…

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