| | | | Power Athlete Radio – Episode 89

Author / Cali Hinzman

Happy new year, power athlete nation!

This week, we’re getting the band back together after a long holiday hiatus.  After some discussion of ice luges, pocket-sandwiches, and Mario Kart, we dive into the annually anticipated “Lesson’s Learned” Talk To Me Johnnie post, not to be confused with “Oprah’s Favorite Things” show.  Things get a bit philosophical when we talk about the importance of “not missing the forest for the trees” and how Arnold knew early on that sometimes, haters gonna hate.

Later in the show, Tex (@mcquilkin) reminds us why connecting with your athletes is a crucial component to optimizing your coaching impact.  This was just one part of his Power Coach trilogy – a series of premium articles that can be found on PowerAthleteHQ.com.

And lastly, did you donate to Wades Army in 2013?  Hear how your direct participation has impacted the lives of 90 little ones.

It’s officially January and that means that your gym is jammed up with a mess of “resi’s”.  Simmer down, skip the throat punches, and if you don’t know what a “resi” is, tune into Episode 89.


Show Notes

Read the 48 Laws of Power immediately.

Mark Watts of Elite FTS will be our guest for Episode 90 of PA Radio!

For more Talk To Me Johnnie articles, visit: http://johnwelbourn.powerathletehq.com/ttmj/

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.



  1. NoColonBT on January 9, 2015 at 4:56 pm

    From start to finish, that entire episode was epic.

    • Luke Summers on January 10, 2015 at 12:18 pm

      anything for you BT… with a mustache like that, anything less than epic would be straight rude

  2. BarbarianBlake on January 10, 2015 at 9:02 am

    This episode was awesome guys. SO MUCH of the the things you guys talked about coaching in here hit home with me. I can’t wait for the seminar in March.

  3. Paula on January 11, 2015 at 6:10 am

    Another great episode. And I knew damn well @John was NOT a Friends fan–that just didn’t fit. I thought @Luke was not telling not telling me the truth.

    • John on January 11, 2015 at 2:05 pm

      I am sure it goes to back to when he was young and his mom wouldn’t let him watch Friends. She probably thought it was too risque, so she forced him to watch Archie Bunker; a more wholesome family show that upheld American values and ideals.

  4. DavidMck on January 11, 2015 at 7:02 am

    Dont miss the forest for the trees. So important. People get so wrapped up in the fine details that they never see/benefit from the big picture. Also, just ordered 48 Laws Of Power… My PA reading list is long.

  5. Salty | on August 1, 2018 at 6:29 pm

    […] I first started working with Dr. Mauro Di Pasquale in 1999 my parents were beside themselves. How could I askew carbohydrates and eat a high protein […]

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