| EP 399 – Eating Organ Meats and the Power Athlete Diet

Author / Cali Hinzman

28 min listen

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

What’s up Power Athlete? Mike here. I wanted to call you guys and ask you about an issue I’ve been having with my 99 Ford F350. It’s got the 7.3. It’s got a month reoccurring four-wheel drive issue with operated and I wanted to run a couple of solutions pass you, but that’s not what this phone calls about.

I was listening to the Meat Eater podcast, episode 239, and it’s got this doctor on it. He’s Paul Saladino. He wrote the carnivore diet book. He’s not one of these New York strip steaks kind of guys for every meal, but he does bring up some interesting things like bone broth. I thought you guys would be interested to dive into carnivore diet a little bit. And that’s it… byeeee.

It takes real guts to eat organ meatz

In recent years, consuming organ meats is fallen out of vogue. But the Crew at Power Athlete, known to take the road less traveled, has always been a big proponent of the cooking and consuming organ meats. Why you ask?

Because organ meats are a concentrated source of just about every nutrient you would need to build muscle and increase performance being high in vitamins, minerals, healthy fats and essential amino acids. 

“As a kid, I remember my mom cooking liver and onions in our weekly dinner rotation. While we complained, Mom knew best feeding us a highly concentrated source of Vitamin A with a big blast of Vitamin D, Vitamin B12 (and other B-Vitamins), copper, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous, manganese, and iron, which is in a form that is easily absorbed and used by the body. Compared to the muscle meat we regularly consume, organ meats are more densely packed with just about every nutrient you need to be continue making gains.” – John Welbourn Power Athlete Founder & CEO

READ NOW: Power Athlete Nutrition on a Budget by John Welbourn


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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.

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