| Ep 590 – Founder of Husker Power & the NSCA Boyd Epley

Author / Cali Hinzman

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“This is where it all started.” – Boyd Epley

What was sport before carefully planned strength and conditioning programs existed? What was it like when the only athletes you saw in the weight room were the injured ones? Few people remember the days when training for any sport was comprised of little more than running long distance. But Boyd Epley not only remembers it vividly, but he was part of a pioneering few who actually reformed this broken system. He’s a god at the University of Nebraska and a founder of the NSCA.

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Boyd Epley, legendary strength coach hailing from the University of Nebraska changed the game. Literally. He was able to convey the importance of power over conditioning for football players, which was not an easy fight. What followed was some of the most dominant performances the sport had ever seen and proof that Boyd was onto something big. Soon, universities the nation over would be attempting to replicate his program.

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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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