| Ep 669 – Earning the Power Athlete Metabolic Circuit

Author / John

44 Minute Listen

The PAMC is unlike any other Field Strong cycle.

Here we are 50 years since the dawn of the “Nebraska Circuit”, “Husker Power Circuit”, or the OG, “Survivor Circuit” at Nebraska by Boyd Epley and nearly 25 years since Power Athlete Founder John Welbourn first experienced this style of training prepping for college football. Similar to advancements in great inventions like the automobile, flight, and the 80’s action film, this program has evolved to optimize human performance.

In this episode of PA Radio, John and Tex break down the Power Athlete Metabolic Circuit and how prudent it is to apply this circuit to high school athletes. Our Field Strong program is beginning this cycle and an eager HS Strength Coach wants to know how he can adjust this for his young athletes. The question is, how young is too young to use this style of training? LISTEN NOW!


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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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