| Ep 459 – When Training Bros Become Training Foes

Author / Cali Hinzman

26 Min Listen

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

In my training environment, it seems to be a lot of excuses for why a workout wasn’t good. Guys seem to be overly focused on others people’s numbers. I feel like we losing what it means to be a “man” – it is disappearing and it’s scary. To me a man is someone who is focused on their family and what they can control in their sphere of influence. The goal should be to be a better person, physically and mentally. What does it mean to be a man to the Power Athlete crew?

Lead me, follow me, or get out of my way

Competition is healthy. Competition is life. But for some individuals, competition plants seeds of jealousy and brings forth a wave of negative emotions that have the potential to bring a whole team down or spoil a gym’s culture quickly.

PA Radio hotline is heating up as John and Tex take a question from a charged up caller questioning the intensity, effort, and overall manhood of their training partners. The leaderboard got toxic quick in this gym, but could it have been avoided? Listen now to ensure your training bros do not become training foes.

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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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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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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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