Monsters are built in the Shadows
Monsters aren’t built in the spotlight, they grind far away from prying eyes and curious minds. They are forged in dark, poorly lit garage gyms, small warehouses with concrete walls, and places where “fitty” wont want to dirty their Lulus or gym shark. They are built in the Shadows.
Jacked Street is onto a new installment called “The Shadow”. Welbourn went back and looked at some of his old training logs from the days of following a Mike Mentzer/Dorian Yates approach with heavy weights and high reps on compound movements. In the words of Yates, each workout is like a brick in a building, and every time you go in there and do a half-ass workout, you’re not laying a brick down. Somebody else is. You stand at the crossroads of intention and action. Of gainzville and losertown. Only you know which way you want to go. Give this Crew a listen and learn the details of “The Shadow.”
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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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