| Power Athlete Radio – Episode 71: Tom Kanavy

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What do you get when you bring John Welbourn and his old strength coach together? Pure DEBAUCHERY! This week the Power Athlete Crew has fun sitting down and talking shop with Legendary NFL Strength and Conditioning Coach Tom Kanavy on Episode 71. They discuss interesting topics like program design, how big of an impact Gatorade plays in the NFL, and Tom’s fingerless green gloves. Sit back and enjoy while these guys hash out the stories of yesteryear.

Show Timeline

  • 0:00 Intro And Opening Metallica Story
  • 4:12 Tom Kanavy
  • 7:00 Let’s Talk Percentages
  • 10:05 Sean: D-3 Vs. D-1 S&C
  • 16:13 The John And Tom Connection
  • 20:15 How To Monitor Recovery
  • 24:52 I Got Your Back
  • 34:32 Pro Warm Up Routine
  • 41:48 How Big Is The S&C Staff And The Intern Situation
  • 43:58 From Miami To The Big Show
  • 47:45 College Vs. Pro Characters
  • 49:11 Gaaatttooooorrraaaddddeeeee
  • 1:02:11 Welbourn Friday Ritual
  • 1:04:36 Darwin Walker
  • 1:07:25 NFL Training Days
  • 1:11:38 Lifting Philosophy
  • 1:14:09 Understanding The Physiology
  • 1:17:39 Find Out What Works
  • 1:19:40 Jared Allen
  • 1:2407 Multiple Personalities
  • 1:24:50 What’s Your Tune?
  • 1:32:05 Debaucherous Activity
  • 1:41:48 Closing

Show Notes

Legendary Strength & Conditioning Coach Tom Kanavy throwin out knowledge bombs!


Tom Kanavy’s “shake the plates and build some animals” mix:

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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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