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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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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 35

Professor Booty, aka Steve Platek, and John Welbourn are sidelined last minute for this episdoe as Denny, Cali and Luke decide to move on without them. […]

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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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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 34

Denny, Steve, Cali and Tex welcome Power Athlete Nation back to Power Athlete Radio after a short holiday hiatus.  The crew and special guest Will Jones […]

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Athlete Profile – Harry Pettit

Harry Pettit POWER ATHLETE S&C Coach: Stephen Orr Gym: CrossFit Queenstown Sport: Freestyle Skiing Team: New Zealand Olympic Team Level: Professional Profile Athlete Background Athlete Age: […]

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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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This Cue Could Kill

Now that I have your attention, let’s get down to business. In a recent PAHQ podcast, we rapped about the risks and potential consequences associated with […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 33

It’s been a few days since our last episode, so John, Cali, Steve, Denny and Luke catch up today. Listen to John’s thoughts on developing 9 […]

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IS DORSIFLEXION YOUR ACHILLES HEEL?

As a field sport athlete, injuries are almost inevitable. I was fortunate to make it to college injury free, but two weeks before the first lacrosse […]

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HOW POWER ATHLETE HAS CHANGED MY BUSINESS

This article is for all Crossfit gym owners, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, and anyone who values their members and athletes…

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The DBag Rule

If you’ve been to a CFFB seminar you may have heard us refer to one of our golden rules as “The D Bag Rule”…

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 32

Rob Windsor and Hannah Jenner are two world class athletes who recently found CrossFit as a training system in England.  They train at CrossFit Solent in […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 31

Dr. Tom Incledon joins John Welbourn, Denny, Steve and Luke for Episode 31 of Power Athlete Radio.  Dr. Tom is the smartest, baddest, and strongest mother […]

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Athlete vs Athleticism

Merriam-Webster Dictionary defines an athlete is “a person who is trained or skilled in exercises, sports, or games requiring physical strength, agility, or stamina.”…

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 30

TGIF! Power Athlete Radio Episode 30 is on the web people! Download it! Listen to it! Do it! Denny, Steve and Luke catch up with Power […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 29

Kelly Starrett and John Welbourn smash Denny’s show outline to bits, and go full throttle on performance based movement.  Where has Kelly been, who has he […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 28

We are extremely excited to have Jesse Burdick join the show and talk technology, parenting, and weight lifting!  This conversation takes turns up, down, left and […]

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PATS Monrovia Recap

The 2013 Power Athlete Team Series came to an epic close this weekend in Monrovia, Ca at the amazing Team CrossFit Academy facility.  Teams from all […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 27

FULL HOUSE!  You have Cali, Luke, Tex, Ben, and Denny for today’s show. It’s recruiting season for Wade’s Army, we have a question on skinning CFFB […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 26

Special Guest John Meadows, the brains, looks, and brawn behind The Mountain Dog Diet, joins the Power Athlete Staff to talk shop on nutrition as it […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 25

Steve, Denny and Luke celebrate their skype friendship as they roll out Episode 25 of Power Athlete Radio.  Sit back and enjoy as the guys talk […]

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PATS Recap: NorCal

Another Power Athlete Team Series down and they just keep getting better. Nobody loves owner and official Commissioner of Fun, Freddy Camacho, as much as the […]

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2nd Annual Wade’s Army

For those of you new to the Power Athlete family, Wade DeBruin was a two-year-old little boy we lost two years ago to Neuroblastoma, a deadly form of pediatric cancer that attacks the nerve tissue…

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 24

John Welbourn runs the show today as he talks about his take on “fitness competitions” put on by CrossFit affiliates, his recent experience training / rehabbing […]

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LYNNWOOD TEAM SERIES RECAP

Saturday was a great day for Team I/C Red from Morgan Junction CrossFit in Seatttle, Washington.  Tim Preston, Lincoln Smith, Marissa Luchau, and Joey Sanchez took […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 23

Cali tells the boys how it is today as she joins Luke, Denny, and Steve for a discussion on Pull Ups, CrossFit Competitions, and what it […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 22

Luke, Denny, and Steve break down international certs, world domination, and help a misguided soul. Its people helping people on this episode of Power Athlete Radio. […]

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Overcooked

Tension is an interesting thing.  Until recently, I had always relied on feeling it to make sure that my shoulders were in a neutral position.  This […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 21

Luke is on the road as he Denny, Steve and special guest Caleb Williams talk about how to approach a weight lifting competition, how to be […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 20

Cali graces Booty, Denny and Luke with her presence and weighs in with her thoughts on the CrossFit Games, and updates Power Athlete Nation on the […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 19

After a two week hiatus the boys are back and spend a good amount of time talking about what went down at the CrossFit Games.  Denny, […]

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A BEGINNER’S GUIDE TO CROSSFIT FOOTBALL

Power Athlete Nation!  Interested in beginning to follow the programming on www.CrossFitFootball.com?  Are you following the program and want to make sure you are correctly executing? […]

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STRENGTH IN EXECUTION

About six months ago, John wrote a post about the success of a program hinging on its application. In it, he brings up the importance of following […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 18

Two in a row! When it rains, it pours. John Welbourn steals the show today as Denny, Steve and Luke join in talking about child development, digestion, and their training. TGIF people! Enjoy the show!

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 17

It’s Thursday and PAHQ has been chugging away at putting up some fresh posts for Power Athlete Nation.  Denny and Luke talk about America, The 4th […]

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Movement Demo: Jimmy Buffets

In part 3 of the Power Athlete Warm Up Series, we showcase the first progression of our Jimmy Buffets.  Click on the demo above featuring the […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 16

What is a Bobby Goodfellow?  Or more importantly, who is he?  The short and boring: he’s one of Cali’s old training partners. Bing bang boom.  But […]

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Movement Demo: Seesaw Walk to Burpee

For the second installment of the Power Athlete Warm Up Series, we introduce two movements: the Seesaw Walk to Burpee. The movement demo includes Progression 1 […]

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STATE OF MIND

I recently visited the Stark Center for Physical Culture and Sports in Austin, Texas. The Stark Center is unique because it’s a museum that is dedicated […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 15

Ladies and gentleman we bring to you a LIVE*ish* podcast (uncut and on site, but not actually live) from this last weekend’s CrossFit Football Trainer’s Seminar […]

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The Rock’s Meal Plan

I’m a huge fan of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.  Everyone, and I mean EVERYONE at Power Athlete HQ loves The Rock (especially Cali). You have to […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 14

Episode 14 is in the books and our Radio Cover get’s a face lift! Denny, Luke and Cali talk posture, position, dead bugs, WSB, and chicken […]

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MOVEMENT DEMO: DEAD BUG

As promised in the Warm Up, Warm Up? post, we deliver to Power Athlete Nation the first of a 4 part warm up series.  This movement demo […]

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On the Prowl…. er

We love the prowler. We love everything about what it does for training your body, your mind, and your spirit. In fact, every member of Power […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 13

We made it to 13 and we have a wild ride for you today! Professor Booty takes the day off as Denny and Luke chat with […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 12

12 episodes old! Denny, Luke and Steve are so close to the teenage episodes. The guys chat about Barbell Step Ups, the Chicago Blackhawks, resetting and […]

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Warm Up, Warm Up?

Ask any CFFB cert alum and they will tell you about the time and attention that we focus on our warm up series. So much time […]

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MOVEMENT DEMO: BARBELL STEP UP

John walks Luke through what the Power Athlete team expects out of their athletes when they perform Weighted Barbell Step Ups with their training system. The […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 11

John Welbourn talks CFFB488 and what it takes to be great.  We are just pre-teens at Power Athlete Radio as Steve and Denny MC episode 11 […]

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BOX JUMPS AND VERTICAL JUMPS

For those of you who don’t know, Ben, Cali, Tex and I are contracted by CrossFit Football to teach the CrossFit Football Trainer’s seminar around the […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 10

Okay Power Athlete Nation – It’s time to set aside a half hour of your Friday listening to Luke, Cali, Platek and Denny talk about CFFB […]

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JOHN WELBOURN ON COACH XO PODCAST

John talks about CrossFit, CrossFit Football, and his career on the Coach XO Podcast. Check it out! http://coachxo.com/john-welbourn-crossfit-football/

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Power Athlete Team Series – ATL Recap

Congratulations to the winners of the Atlanta Power Athlete Team Series competition, Team 2Pood. The team boasted heavy hitters Nate Schrader, Kelsey Nagel, Derrick Robinson, and […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 9

John Welbourn jumps on the podcast to broadcast what we at Power Athlete HQ call the “Welbourn Knowledge Share.”  You can actually hear Steve’s and Denny’s […]

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Nutrition Confusion

It is overwhelming how many questions we get on the CrossFit Football boards pertaining to nutrition. How much should I eat? What should I eat? Does […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 8

Ben jumps in and runs point (with a Cali cameo) as Denny and Platek MC the 8th episode of Power Athlete Radio Lots of good stuff […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 7

PAHQ Director of Fun Freddy Camacho jumps on Power Athlete Radio to chat and talk about his run at the CrossFit Games, how he uses CFFB […]

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Power Athlete Team Series – Baltimore Recap

This past weekend marked the beginning of the Power Athlete Team Series and Baltimore, Maryland did not disappoint. Among numerous feats of strength, the team to […]

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MOVEMENT DEMO: BALLISTIC PULL UP

John walks PAHQ Athlete Dave V. through a “Ballistic Pull Up” that is programmed in today’s DWOD: Amateur Complete 5 rounds: 3 Bench Presses (add 2.5 […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 6

There’s nothing like two love birds making it Facebook Official… EXCEPT for making a Podcast iTunes Official!  That’s right Power Athlete Nation, we are now an […]

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Assembling a Team

Luke and Cali rap over a plate o’ meat about assembling a team for the Power Athlete Team Series. Any questions?  Leave them in the comments!

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 5

A week late and a dollar short.  The PARadio production team takes the blame on this one.  Steve and Denny court special guests ABell from the […]

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POWER ATHLETE TEAM SERIES SCORING

Luke and Cali rant on about how scoring is going to look for the upcoming Power Athlete Team Series.  Each team’s overall score will be their […]

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ABell’s 390 C&J and 286 PS

Long time Power Athlete ABell shares a bit about his recent weightlifting meet, and the videos he posted on CFFB.  Check out his lifts above, pretty […]

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Power Athlete Team Series Update

We have 4 GoPro Hero3 cameras, our Emotional Game site is being designed as we speak, we are finalizing our Breeze Scoring system, and all of […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 4

Power Athlete coach Ben Oliver joins the crew to discuss what he’s training for, as well as give some tips on resuming training after recovering from […]

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03.22.13 – CFFB Movement Demo

Today’s SWOD and DWOD on CrossFit Football call for something called a “touch and go power clean from a hang.”  We are expecting that folks might be […]

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CFFB Total Video Submissions

Thanks to those of you in CFFB Nation who submitted your videos for public review!

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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: CrossFit Open 13.1 Dynamic Movement Prep […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 2

Steve Platek, Denny Krerowicz, John Welbourn and Luke Summers rap about a slew of topical subjects from our submission form and the CFFB.com comments: PEDS & PATS […]

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Childs Pose Complex 1

The CFFB seminar is packed full of lecture, lifting and practical demos.  Cali & Ben walk through and demo the first progression of our Child’s Pose […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 1

Steve Platek, Denny Krerowicz, and Power Athlete’s Luke Summers kick off the inaugural radio show with discussing “what are you training for?”  Other topics discussed: The Power Athlete Team […]

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More on the Power Athlete Team Series

Cali gives some insight on some of the questions we’re getting across the inter-web: What are the required team configurations? Do my team mates have to […]

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POWER ATHLETE IS HERE

Power Athlete HQ is here.  Consider this “Phase 1” of many as we build out the rest of this site.  On the horizon are plenty of […]

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