| Power Athlete Radio – Episode 64

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Welcome to another stellar episode of Power Athlete Radio. This week the coaches get together to tackle myths of traditional strength and conditioning programs, as well as give incite to why the Field Strong Program is written the way it is. Spoiler alert, John also shares his secret of how he attained his strong and quick hands that helped him during his NFL career.

Show Timeline

  • 0:00 Intro And Opening
  • 0:42 Status Of Strength And Conditioning Coaches
  • 3:44 Expanding Classical Periodization
  • 6:29 Field Strong Testing
  • 13:27 Creation Of The 4’s
  • 17:30 Some Feedback On The Program
  • 20:05 It Takes Time
  • 24:21 Movement Pleasing To The Eye
  • 27:00 Program Priority And Starting With The Basics
  • 20:44 Look Artistic, Not Grindy
  • 32:28 Too Much Sagittal Plane
  • 34:47 Speed Isn’t Quickness
  • 37:30 Bloody Knuckles And Hot Hands
  • 42:06 Training Quickness
  • 43:25 Cali’s Movement Demo Discussion
  • 46:13 Earn Your Carbs
  • 46:58 Just Sit Back
  • 49:47 Murray: More Testing Weeks?
  • 51:57 Updates On The Team Series
  • 56:02 Whats Coming Up And Tom Foolery

Show Notes

Ladies and gentlemen, head over to the Power Athlete HQ website and get your crew registered for the Team Series!

PA Team Series

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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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