| Ep 423 – Wearables, Counting Calories, and Leaning Out

Author / John

58 Min Listen

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

Hey Crew, I have a question about what am I really doing? I got a fancy watch here that lets me know how many calories I burn. I just want to know is that the amount of calories I should be eating? I feel when I do that I put on too much fluff.

Accepting Yourself Burns The Most Calories

The intent of wearables tracking calories burned is to assist you in taking an objective approach to weight loss. But what is the true impact if the tech is overestimating these calories burned by over 20%? Better think twice before indulging in some delicious Triscuit crackers you believe you “earned”.

John, Luke, and Tex are joined by the Power Athlete Nutrition Coaches to chat calories, macros, and how to properly use wearables for creating habits that lead to weight loss (or weight gain if you’re into that sort of thing). Changes in body composition take time, so use these tools to align your actions now for the body you want later.

Listen Now: PA Radio 375 The Crew Talks Wearables

Empower Your Performance

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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The Power Athlete Radio hotline is OPEN! Dial (929) ING – ING0, leave us a detailed message, and we’ll get to work on finding you answers!

That’s (929) 464 – 4640

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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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