| Ep 439 – How to Avoid a Culture of Quitting

Author / John

38 Min Listen

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

Luke, John, Tex, long time caller, first time watcher. I was about to deep dive into the shallow end of the pool of knowledge…What do you guys see most average gyms overlooking that the great programs are doing? That’s it. Keep up the, let’s say better than okay, work and know that we’ll be tuning in next week. Just like we do every other week. I’m hopeful that maybe this is the time we will be back and we’ll actually get a good show again.

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Destroy Mediocrity

Quick question: What’s the best training environment and culture you’ve ever been a part of?

Did a lightning in a bottle coach will you to destroy mediocrity each day? Were your training partners locked and loaded with trash talk to motivate you get the weight up? Was there a sense of team in place to hold the standard each rep?

John, Luke, and Tex cook up some insight on creating a no bullshit training environment. Mixing the ingredients of competition, coaching, and character stir up a bitchin culture, but the proper program must be in place for athletes to reach their full potential. Listen now has The Crew provides the perfect recipe for creating a program that empower your performance.

Read Now: Vision and Culture by John Welbourn

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!

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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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