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Brace Yourselves – Lifts are Coming

It’s time to obliterate the walls that are blocking you from peak performance. At Power Athlete, we…

Author: Matt Spaid

Ep 696 – Optimal Living & Performance w/ Brian Peters

Chasing Edges. Brian Peters returns to share his pursuit for optimal performance and living through breath, heat,…

Author: John

Flex the Lungs for Performance Gains

The summer is finally here. You’ve got the next 8 to 12 weeks to make some real…

Author: Tim Cummings

Ep 501 – Hemorrhoids From Training? You Better Zip It Up!

In this episode the Crew dials the voicemail to answer a question from a loyal Power Athlete…

Author: John

The Breath as the Driver to Stability | Part 2: Foot to Diaphragm Connections

In Part 1 of this series, we focused on how our diaphragm and pelvic floor are myofascially…

Author: Emily Splichal

Breath as the Driver to Stability | Part 1: Diaphragm & Pelvic Floor Connections

“For breath is life, and if you breathe well you will live long on earth.” –Sanskrit proverb…

Author: Emily Splichal

EP 318 – Dana Santas Mobilizes the Pros

THE MOBILITY MAKER When the mouth breathing meatheads of PA Radio are graced with the presence of…

Author: John

Unf*ck Your Breathing: The Mechanics

“In my class today, we were discussing avoiding the Valsalva maneuver when lifting and cueing clients to…

Author: Ben Skutnik