| Ep 553 – Hypertrophy for the Soul with Brandon Lilly

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1 Hour 53 Min Listen

Self-Awareness is one of the biggest enemies to creativity

We can all admire someones ability to overcome injury and physical pain but it’s few who dare to tackle their inner demons to repair their heart and mental health. That’s where renowned powerlifter Brandon Lilly stands apart. In this episode you’ll hear his views on identity, masculinity, virtue, and more. Hearing his personal journey will only lead you to respect his carefully formed opinions on these matters.

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Brandon Lilly may be best known for his incredible Powerlifting career, but to those who know him best, that was just the beginning of the journey. Since a catastrophic injury, he has reshaped himself from the inside out, focusing on accountability and virtue first. These traits have carried him into his current position with Sorinex and no doubt given him life PR’s that can simply not be quantified.

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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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