| | | | Power Athlete Radio – Episode 97 Brent Brookbush

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“Most injuries do not occur in the sagital plane.”

This week we welcome Brent Brookbush of the Brookbush Institute of Human Movement Sciences.  We kick off our conversation with Brent discussing his background in personal training and steady progress over the years, eventually receiving his doctorate in physical therapy.

Brent holds a fresh perspective on human movement and explains his simple approach to learning the mechanics of the bod.  Hear his three rules to learning anatomy that will most certainly enhance your understanding of muscle and joint actions.

We also chat about Brent’s preference to single jointed exercises as a means to both diagnose and correct movement issues.  Additionally, we go back and forth about the function of the hamstrings and as Brent tells it, the gluts are where the real money is made.

Finally, hear what is on Brent’s schedule for this year and what his website and seminar can offer you.  From a man who is ballzz deep in continuing education himself, he still finds time to hold his own 2 day clinic which can be found on BrentBrookbush.com.

If knowledge is power, then Power Athlete Radio is about to promote you to MFCEO.  This is Episode 97.

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Show Notes

Please head to Brent’s website for more resources including videos, seminar information, and premium membership content.

Stay tuned to next week when we have Christy Phillips-Adkins on our show.  Christy is a four time individual CrossFit Games competitor and accomplished nurse.  Standing at just 5 feet, 4 inches, she holds her own among some of the most fierce female competitors in the sport.  Hear how she stays humble despite her exposure to some of the more “confident” athletes in CrossFit.  What’s her plan of attack for this year’s Open?  To find out you’ll have to tune in to Episode 98.

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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. billpain2 on March 10, 2015 at 12:50 pm

    Dope playlist! Glad to see some decent hip hop for once.

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