| Ep 650 – Move The Dirt

Author / John

1 Hour 41 Minute Listen

Learn the origins story for “Move the Dirt” so you can do exactly that!

Ever wondered where and when the genius of Move the Dirt was first created? If you’re like most Power Athletes, that little directive has inspired you to get after it over the years. It’s time we share the origin of one of the most epic one-liners in training history.

You’re exhausted, you show up. You’re stressed, you show up. You’re injured, you show up. You don’t make excuses, instead, you continue to Move the Dirt. Find out where and when this poignent phrase was coined and how you can best use it to perform at your best.


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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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