| | | | Power Athlete Radio – Episode 84 CalTex

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Power Athlete’s two east coasters reconnect for this intimate pre-Thanksgiving episode with Denny K.  Things get interesting when the group reviews a couple of recent PAHQ articles and discuss ways to get an athlete to keep their “head down”…literally and figuratively…during their training.

Show Timeline

  • 0:30 Let’s talk #22JackedStreet – the origin, progress, and future.
  • 2:00 Cali tells John to go to hell.
  • 5:10 Ways to test bodyfat, one is standing in front of a group of strangers in a bikini.
  • 10:00 Supplement approach to a gaining and casein tastes worse than ram’s piss.
  • 14:29 “Shitty Coaching Trifecta” synopsis that gave Tex flashbacks of bad coaches.
  • 18:00 The importance of experiencing/experimenting with training firsthand.
  • 21:00 Doing the bare minimum as a coach.  Providing value to your training.
  • 22:00 Attacking the mental component through stress. Need ideas?
  • 23:00 Cali meets a young grasshopper and asks him if he’s ever been in a fight.
  • 28:20 Tex’s first book – Making a (Love) Connection with Your Athlete
  • 30:00 Thoracic rotation is the new six-pack.
  • 38:00 Cape Town, South Africa cert is on the books!
  • 40:00 How to get your athletes to maintain a neutral cervical spine.
  • 45:00 Happy-After-Thanksgiving! Closing.
  • 46:16 “Always be the coach that you want coaching you.”


Show Notes

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Next week we are broadcasting all the way from Australia with Coach and Physio Detective, Antony Lo!  In case you didn’t know, he is the KStar of downundah.

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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. Ballz Deep on December 5, 2014 at 5:49 pm

    It’s still not linking to iTunes

  2. andyrcfni on December 6, 2014 at 1:45 am

    Hi Cali

    I can’t seem to get any of the podcasts after episode 81 on any android app. I use podkicker and tried stitcher but both only go to 80 and 81.

    • CALI on December 7, 2014 at 4:40 pm

      Thanks Andy- trying to get the Stitcher sitch (see what I did there?) sorted. Itunes?

  3. James on December 6, 2014 at 3:57 am

    Hi Cali
    I also can’t get any of the podcasts after 80 on iTunes
    I’m going thru withdrawls

    • CALI on December 7, 2014 at 4:39 pm

      What?! Impossible. Try going to Itunes, search Power Athlete Radio. When I do, I see up to episode 84.

  4. Paula on December 6, 2014 at 6:17 am

    Awesome podcast! But stop teasing me — how do I get the program #22jackedstreet??

    • CALI on December 7, 2014 at 4:36 pm

      patience sweet Paula… 🙂

  5. Geoff on December 9, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    Still no luck with subscription past Angie’s episode, I think it’s 81. What’s up? I have had no issue up to now. I use ITunes.

  6. Luke Summers on December 15, 2014 at 2:20 pm

    Should be addressed now

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