| | EP 381 – The Power Athlete Game Show

Author / John

37 min listen

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:

Hey Power Athlete, this is Tim Wacker. We have game shows like The Rock’s Titan Games, JJ Watt’s Tag, American Gladiators from back in the day, They’re all great, but They’re all a bit different. I was wondering, what do you think of the current shows and competitions? Which one is the best to display athleticism? And what would the Power Athlete Game Show look like? Look forward to hearing your thoughts. Thanks. Byyyeee!

The Premier Game Show In The World Ever

In 2020, TV time in America is packed full with real people fighting against the odds to emerge victorious over some wildly farfetched challenges.

At this exact moment, somewhere in the multiverse, a writer is in a meeting pitching a challenge where 4 single guys slathered in honey are wearing nothing but thongs and parachutes, will swing over the grand canyon inside a cage hanging from a 10 story crane that is full of murder hornets and honey badgers. They will race to eat 5 live scorpions before they can each attempt to throw one another out of the cage for a chance to win an all expenses paid date to Sbarro’s with Rihanna.

And then there are billions of us viewers ready watch the chaos unfold, hoping that one lucky bastard will find true love.

What makes reality TV so great? “Real” people, just like you, putting everything on the line to accomplish extraordinary things. Reality TV is tremendously popular as of 2020, and a sub category of shows which feature physical challenges have naturally emerged. Whether the show features a guy vs. an obstacle course, two Average Joe’s competing for a spot on the podium, a Joe vs. a Pro, or a combination of any of those, these shows give regular men and women around the world an opportunity to put their training, fitness, athleticism, and will to win to the test.

But which of today’s physical based game shows, combine events, and fitness challenges present the best opportunity for an individual to display the purest level of athleticism?

Spoiler alert, the Crew doesn’t think it is NFL combine.

Is it the Rock’s Titan Games? JJ Watt’s Tag? The CrossFit Games?

Find out what the crew has to say in Episode 381 of Power Athlete Radio.

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John Welbourn is CEO of Power Athlete and Fuse Move. He is also creator of the online training phenomena, Johnnie WOD. He is a 9 year veteran of the NFL. 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 starter for the Kansas City Chiefs from 2004-2007. In 2008, he played with the New England Patriots until an injury ended his season early with him 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, Olympic athletes and Military. He travels the world lecturing on performance and nutrition for Power Athlete. You can catch up with John as his personal blog on training, food and life, Talk To Me Johnnie and at Power Athlete.

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