| Ep 641 – Rec BJJ Athlete Strength Training

Author / John

22 Minute Listen

Jiu Jitsu is for everyone, it enhances anyone’s physical potential.

The cult of Jui Jitsu is taking over the world, much of the growth attributed to the recreational athlete getting started. Similar to all sports, introducing a strength and conditioning program levels up all athletes and protects them from injury. A longtime Power Athlete and new Rec BJJ enthusiast taps the PA Radio hotline to find out what the best strength training approach is now that BJJ classes cut into training time. John and Tex tap into ways he can accelerate their progress learning the sport and maintaining barbell strength he worked so hard to establish.

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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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