| | | | Power Athlete Radio – Episode 50 w/ Barbell Shrugged

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Ladies and Gentlemen step right up as the PAHQ Staff goes toe to toe with some of the guys from Barbell Shrugged. Not only is this our 50th Podcast, but the crew talks about anything and everything. They reminised on the amazing protein products of yesteryear, concluded who the hottest male and female crossfitters are, got some great insight on what it’s like to be a football player, and rumors that Froning may use a flowbee to groom his beard and chest.

Show Timeline

  • 0:00 Intro and Opening
  • 0:40 Barbell Shrugged and Baby Hands
  • 2:24 John Burgundy: Regionals Anchorman
  • 6:45 Froning’s Flowbe Beard
  • 8:57 Protein Beer Chug
  • 13:56 The Grunt and Head Nod
  • 18:58 Alpha Male Recipes
  • 21:27 Alpha Crossfitters and Beta Interviews
  • 24:45 Shinning His Medal or Bald Head?
  • 28:53 Trivia Time: Who Won the Open? Maddens Horse Trailer?
  • 31:56 Warren Sapp Enjoying a Tea Bag… Not The Herbal Kind
  • 33:37 How Many Competitors Were At The Original Crossfit Games?
  • 34:32 How Barbell Shrugged and Power Athlete Got Their Names
  • 36:42 The Name of Greg Glassman’s First Wife’s Name
  • 37:50 Who Were The Two Barbell Shrugged Member’s With Their Picture On CF Football?
  • 39:36 What is Fronnings Tattoo Say?
  • 40:45 What Does Annies Last Name Translate To?
  • 43:00 Camiel, Christmas, or Keanu? Neither
  • 44:55 Luke Summer’s C-List Celeb Status
  • 47:23 Hottest Dude Crossfitter
  • 49:32 What Was Keanu Reeves Name In Speed?
  • 52:23 Keanu Reeves Name In Ronin?
  • 54:16 If Ya Smell What The Rock Is Cookin… And Eatin
  • 59:05 How Many Faster And Furious Movies Are There?
  • 1:00:50 John’s Favorite Movie and Walk Out Song
  • 1:06:02 Ray Lewis, Junior Seau, and Tony Saragusa
  • 1:15:12 What Are You Training For?
  • 1:16:40 I’ll Take An Injury With A Side Order Of Injury
  • 1:21:42 Closing And Plugs

Show Notes

Barbell Shrugged
Collectively the Barbell Shrugged crew has been training for many years, have degrees (and masters) in Kinesiology and Exercise Sports Science, own multiple CrossFit boxes, have competed in CrossFit, Weightlifting, and Powerlifting, and have hosted live seminars and training camps around the country.

On the Barbell Shrugged website you are going to find all kinds of nuggets and pearls just for crossfitters like you!

The Barbell Shrugged podcast

Barbell Shrugged Pics from CFFB.com

Mike Bledsoe, Host of Barbell Shrugged Strength and Conditioning Podcast (www_barbellshrugged_com)\Chris-Norman-BBS

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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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