Training, traveling, and tearing shit up.
This week John, Luke, and Tex talk with 2014 Highland Games champ and self proclaimed Drifta Lifta, Matt Vincent. When Matt isn’t training, competing, or sweating his balls off in his garage gym, he’s out traveling the world. His thirst for knowledge has only grown after rubbing elbows with besties Jim Wendler and Kelly Starrett.
In this episode you’ll hear about Matt’s athletic journey from track and field to football to endurance sports, finally settling in the fringe world of powerlifting, strongman, and highland games. His recent competitions and work have led him to travel domestically and abroad and meet the people who have inspired his training.
Matt’s refreshing take on surrounding himself with people who are positive and generally badass is what he feels allows him to find fulfilled in the otherwise superficial world of training and performance. We couldn’t agree more.
EMPOWER YOUR PERFORMANCE.
Listen to Matt’s Spotify training playlist HERE!
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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