| Power Athlete Radio – Episode 59

Author / John

Welcome Ladies and Gentlemen to another episode of Power Athlete Radio. This week the PA Crew lays down a solid track, covering topics like Nicolas Cage, Con Air, Nick’s crazy faces, and how jacked he is in Kiss of Death. Aside from that, Cali, Luke, and Tex help Denny with one of his clients to get her ready for an Olympic lifting meet. The coaches also share some important upcoming events.

Show Timeline

  • 0:00 En Fuego Opening
  • 1:17 Con Air
  • 2:11 Nicolas Cage
  • 4:23 From Crossfit To Olympic Lifting: Limiting Factors
  • 8:51 Denny’s Assessment
  • 11:27 Athlete’s With Back Injuries
  • 15:42 Make Sure You’re Turned On
  • 18:04 Priming The Body With Iso Stability
  • 18:26 Muscling The Bar
  • 20:55 Force Reduction
  • 21:56 Arm Bender
  • 23:22 What Do You Mean Weak Biceps?
  • 25:08 Training Between Comps
  • 27:47 The Process
  • 29:35 Concentric/Eccentric
  • 31:16 Team Series Updates
  • 36:58 Demands Of The Team Series Comp
  • 38:08 Wade’s Army
  • 41:53 Columbus Day Weekend With Michelle Obama
  • 42:29 Upcoming Seminars
  • 43:43 Information Of Great Importance
  • 45:32 Cali And Tex In A Singlet
  • 48:13 Speedo And Oly Shoes Only
  • 50:06 Closing

Show Notes

Concentric, Eccentric, Isometric:


Shoulder Girdle:


For Questions About The PA Team Series Contact Cali:



Jump To Minute 1:14


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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.


  1. K Harris on June 17, 2014 at 7:55 am

    Thanks for the crazy Nicholas Cage faces tip.

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