In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete Radio listener:
Hey, what’s up The Crew? I was calling because I have a really good question for you guys. I want to know what are some good basic literacy inside of strength and conditioning books that I could go and read so I can have a better idea of what is offered inside of the Power Athlete Methodology courses online. I love S&C but do not have the resources to go and get a kinesiology degree. If you could help out a guy that would be awesome. Byeeeee.
Readers Are Leaders!
Power Athlete Book Club is in session sharing 15 essential S&C chronicles for an education you can get for $1.50 in late fees at the public library. Listening to this Crew episode you can just smell the rich mahogany as John, Luke, and Tex dust a few books off to discuss how authors Hatfield, Zatsiorsky, Schwarzenegger, and many more influenced the Power Athlete Methodology course, their coaching style, and the unmatched programming experience.
For a full list of authors and books in order of readability, check out the show notes linked below. If we missed a prominent read, drop a comment below and we’ll add it to our leather bound book collection!
Full Book List
POWER by Dr. Fred Hatfield
Science & Practice of Strength Training by Dr. Vladimir Zatsiorsky
NSCA’s Essentials of Strength & Conditioning
Speed Trap by Charlie Francis
Westside Book of Methods by Louie Simmons
Explosive Strength Development for Jumping by Louie Simmons
Supertraining (Sixth Edition) by Mel Siff & Yuri Verkhoshansky
Special Strength Training by Yuri Verkhoshansky
Running by Frans Bosch
Strength Training and Coordination by Frans Bosch
Encyclopedia of Modern Day Body Building by Arnold Schwarzenegger
Ultimate Speed & Agility by Jim Kielbaso
Triphasic Training by Cal Dietz
Language of Coaching by Nick Winkelman
Conscious Coaching by Brett Bartholomew
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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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