| EP 406 – Reflections on Lifting and Life

Author / Cali Hinzman

65 min listen

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

I was gonna text, but it’s probably going to be long. What are some things you used to believe that you no longer believe. What made you change your mind? It could strength related, or just life related, I don’t care.

Byyyye, Fig from Newton

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards. In a world of hot takes, facades on instagram, and 24 hour news cycles, there is little time for self-reflection and personal accountability. That is, unless you make time to hold the mirror up.

John, Luke, and Tex to discuss mindsets, opinions, and views of the world they once believed, about training and life. A LOT of ground is covered today: the importance of an aerobic base, obsession over athletic performance, engines, and of course, foot stuff. Not to mention concussions, digital overhaul of the human touch, and how to create opportunities through training to find one-self.

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Have you been squatting on questions for John, Luke and Tex? Maybe you have asked around, and just can’t land on a straight answer. Take a breather, give us a call, and let us do the leg work.

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AUTHOR

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.

1 Comment

  1. Robert on October 25, 2020 at 3:27 am

    In terms of the internet & social media, you should consider reading “The Shallows” by Nicholas G. Carr. It explains why everyone is becoming less intelligent & brain depleted. People are evolving away from a literate mind. The brain changes based on the technology available.

    P.S. Spiderman stole the quote from Voltaire.

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