| Power Athlete Radio – Episode 75

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This piggy went to market, this piggy went to town, this pinky crushed them and used them for bacon. Power Athlete Nation we have a special guest for Episode 75, it’s none other than the former two hand pinch champion Jedd Johnson. The crew talks limiting factors, the correlation between grip strength and recovery, and how to prepare for competition. Neatly put your fingerless hipster hand warmers in the trash and lets get our hands dirty!

Show Timeline

  • 0:00 Opening And Intro
  • 3:23 Jedd Johnson
  • 4:48 Types Of Grip Training
  • 8:55 Can You Improve Strength When You’re Old?
  • 11:54 Correlation Between Grip And Recovery
  • 15:00 Carny
  • 16:47 Records, Skin Tears, And Drugs
  • 22:01 Grip Federation, Weight Class, And Crossover Sports
  • 27:29 Do You Loose Your Gains?
  • 30:40 Legtember And Yoketober
  • 33:50 “The Fit”
  • 37:17 Grip Training For Athletes
  • 40:35 Grip Strength For Crossfiters
  • 44:50 No One Works The Extensors
  • 45:56 Is Your Grip Weak Or Do You Suck?
  • 49:15 Genes?
  • 53:35 Grip Comp Warm Ups
  • 55:39 Training For Competition
  • 1:00:17 Westside
  • 1:02:03 CNS Recovery
  • 1:03:50 Playlist
  • 1:08:50 Shia LaBeouf And Sly Stalone
  • 1:10:25 Wade’s Army Update And Plugs

Show Notes

Don’t quite have a grip on how to train grip?
Be sure to check out @Cali’s articles on grip strenght: “Get A Grip” Part 1 and Part 2

More about Jedd Johnson
Can you guess which guy has one of the strongest grips in the world? Check out his Website for some great tips on how to improve the end of the kinetic chain. For more feats of strength and learning the ins and outs of the sport of Grip, head over to the The Authority. You can also find Jedd on Facebook lifting some heavy S*#@. Jedd Johnson

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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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