| Ep 700 – 42 Things I Learned, 10 Years Later

Author / John

56 Minute Listen

Life can only be understood backwards; but it must be lived forwards.

I wrote a post a ten years ago, “42 Things I Learned Leading Up to 2013”. It went viral and people really identified with its guidance including, “Earn Your Carbs”, “Weighted Pull Ups can cure world hunger”, and “High testosterone levels = nice guys”.

Now, before kicking the doors off of 2023, I took a moment to reflect on things I learned over the past decade that are worth holding onto. Tex and I sit down at our favourite bar in Ohio to discuss the new lessons and share the stories that helped make these moments so meaningful.

Read the full article “Another 42 Things I Have Learned“.


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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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