Tag Archives: John Welbourn

Training For Sport Is Training For War

The new physical training test will require a complete change in the way Soldiers execute their daily Physical Training activities. Instead of practicing their push ups and sit-ups and holding the current standard on the run, Soldiers will be required to train to be stronger, faster, and better movers.

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PA Radio – Episode 260: John Welbourn

slay life Creator of Power Athlete and NFL veteran, J Welly [@JohnWelbourn] takes questions from Luke and Tex and reflects on the principles he’s acquired over […]

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Power Coach: Learning

My coaching career began like many athletes trading in the cleats for the khakis. First and foremost, I wanted to stay connected to the game and […]

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PA Radio – Episode 218: Jeff Gonzales

Open Mind, Empty Cup Everyone needs a Jeff Gonzales in their life. A proficient firearms instructor with his venture, Trident Concepts, Jeff draws from his military […]

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PA Radio – Episode 217: Brent Phillips

training with purpose This week we exchange some good old fashioned shit talking with SOFLETE [@sofletehq] founder, Brent Phillips. As it turns out, they do more […]

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PA Radio – Episode 216: The Crew

 Bitch, Be Humble This week The Crew answers your questions about front delt activation, eating with abandon when you’re full, best trunk exercises, and what to […]

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Bulking Revisted

John,  I am starting on Jacked Street and want to hit the Power Athlete Bulk Protocol. I remember you did a write up on TTMJ about […]

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White Rice or Brown Rice: Which is Better for You?

I eat white rice. That’s right. I am not ashamed! I have all of my athletes eating it too. Why white rice instead of brown rice? […]

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What It Takes

I get asked this question more than you can imagine by parents of young athletes. They seem to think there is a universal mindset that all […]

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Should I Use The Olympic Lifts With My Athletes?

The benefits of Olympic weighting and its transfer to sport are well documented. Any time an athlete can perform a movement that allows them to move […]

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Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS)

Since I first started posting about Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) a few years ago, I have received numerous request for information on how to best apply […]

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PA Radio – Episode 154: The Crew

 bending the bullet that is cffb This episode marks the first of several that poll the listening audience for questions. Power Athlete Nation hit us up […]

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MMA Strength & Conditioning: You’re Doing it Wrong!

Mixed martial arts (MMA)  magazines, forums and blogs are filled with images of sexy new strength and conditioning techniques designed specifically for the needs of a […]

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PA Radio – Episode 136: PA Symposium 2015

  The secret is there is no secret. When it comes to setting goals in the world of strength and conditioning, anyone who trains will tell […]

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Power Coach: Conversations

The strength and conditioning industry is rife with bullshit, misapplication, and more coaches than jobs. Sunny disposition aside, the glass is half full, as opportunities for growth […]

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VIDEO: John’s inspiration behind “8 Mile” on TTMJ

Whether you’re a 10 year NFL veteran, collegiate athlete, desk jockey, or hard hat warrior, we are all faced with moments in our life that define […]

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VIDEO: A Day with the Bamboo Bar

John leads from the front when it comes to training bench press at the Power Athlete HQ gym. Many in the functional fitness crowd have been […]

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John Welbourn on Mark Bell’s PowerCast

@John flew up to Sacramento California this past weekend to meet with good friend Mark Bell. Listen to Episode 60 of Mark Bell’s POWERCAST as the two […]

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Injury Prone Athlete?

I want to start this off by sharing a quote from an athlete I once worked with. “I’d never had an injury before I got here. […]

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John’s Conversation with Barbell Shrugged

Take a listen to John’s recent conversation with the guys from Barbell Shrugged.  No stone goes unturned as they discuss CrossFit, life in the NFL, kids, […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 65 with Kelly Starrett

In light of the busy weekend and travel schedule of the crew for the 2014 CrossFit Games, we are going to repost a classic episode of […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 63 w/ Robb Wolf

Ladies and Gentlemen it must be a Full Moon because we have special guest Robb Wolf joining us this week on Power Athlete Radio. It was […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 55

Blue 42, Blue 42, Set, Hike! Power Athlete Nation we have a special guest for you this week, it’s none other than the 2 time NFL […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 52

Power Athlete Nation, it’s time to kick the tires and light the firing, of your muscle fibers. We have the Grandaddy of the Barbell Mark Rippetoe […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 51

Watch out Power Athlete Nation, this week we got Master Splinter himself to stop by, the Lean Mean Filipino Dream, Raphael Ruiz. We covered some controversial […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 50

Ladies and Gentlemen step right up as the PAHQ Staff goes toe to toe with some of the guys from Barbell Shrugged. Not only is this […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 48

The Power Athlete staff talks with special guest Uncle Dave. He contributes by sharing some of the programming John has given him to maintain his elite […]

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Bulking Protocol – Part 3

For the third installment of the Bulking Protocol, I am going to outline the “when to eat?” portion of the method. There are many theories and […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 47

The Power Athlete Crew comes out firing with special guest law enforcement officer Freddy Camacho. Today’s podcast covers everything from transsexuals competing in the open, Camacho’s […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 46

The Power Athlete Radio crew has a doozie today. Listen in to hear about Tex’s crazy story in Tampa, curtailing training volume for masters athletes, as […]

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Accessory Work That Works

One question we inevitably hear seminar after seminar is “What about accessory work?”.  My response is as predictable as the question itself:  What about it?  Since […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 45

We dive into all sorts of discussion today!  John goes deep into the history behind Power Athlete, the future of CrossFit Football,  we have a discussion […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 44

John Welbourn is in the house for Episode 44 of Power Athlete Radio! John and the rest of the Power Athlete Radio crew talk about modifying […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 39

John Welbourn, Cali, Denny and Steve roll out the 39th episode of Power Athlete Radio with discussion on the origins of Well Food Co., John’s NFL […]

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John Welbourn on the Underground Strength Coach STRONGcast

John Welbourn chats with long time Power Athlete friend Zach Even-Esh of Underground Strength. They get into all sorts of great dialogue on CrossFit Football, the […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 38

The crew FINALLY gets together to record the first show of 2014!  John, Cali, Tex, Luke, Denny, and Steve are all online and chatting about trying […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 36

Denny wrangles Cali, Tex, Luke and John Welbourn for Episode 36 of Power Athlete Radio.  The crew discusses benefits of training upper body for Soccer, Tuchscherer’s […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 35

Professor Booty, aka Steve Platek, and John Welbourn are sidelined last minute for this episdoe as Denny, Cali and Luke decide to move on without them. […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 33

It’s been a few days since our last episode, so John, Cali, Steve, Denny and Luke catch up today. Listen to John’s thoughts on developing 9 […]

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The DBag Rule

If you’ve been to a CFFB seminar you may have heard us refer to one of our golden rules as “The D Bag Rule”…

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 31

Dr. Tom Incledon joins John Welbourn, Denny, Steve and Luke for Episode 31 of Power Athlete Radio.  Dr. Tom is the smartest, baddest, and strongest mother […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 30

TGIF! Power Athlete Radio Episode 30 is on the web people! Download it! Listen to it! Do it! Denny, Steve and Luke catch up with Power […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 29

Kelly Starrett and John Welbourn smash Denny’s show outline to bits, and go full throttle on performance based movement.  Where has Kelly been, who has he […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 28

We are extremely excited to have Jesse Burdick join the show and talk technology, parenting, and weight lifting!  This conversation takes turns up, down, left and […]

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2nd Annual Wade’s Army

For those of you new to the Power Athlete family, Wade DeBruin was a two-year-old little boy we lost two years ago to Neuroblastoma, a deadly form of pediatric cancer that attacks the nerve tissue…

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 24

John Welbourn runs the show today as he talks about his take on “fitness competitions” put on by CrossFit affiliates, his recent experience training / rehabbing […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 18

Two in a row! When it rains, it pours. John Welbourn steals the show today as Denny, Steve and Luke join in talking about child development, digestion, and their training. TGIF people! Enjoy the show!

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MOVEMENT DEMO: BARBELL STEP UP

John walks Luke through what the Power Athlete team expects out of their athletes when they perform Weighted Barbell Step Ups with their training system. The […]

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 11

John Welbourn talks CFFB488 and what it takes to be great.  We are just pre-teens at Power Athlete Radio as Steve and Denny MC episode 11 […]

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JOHN WELBOURN ON COACH XO PODCAST

John talks about CrossFit, CrossFit Football, and his career on the Coach XO Podcast. Check it out! http://coachxo.com/john-welbourn-crossfit-football/

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POWER ATHLETE RADIO – EPISODE 9

John Welbourn jumps on the podcast to broadcast what we at Power Athlete HQ call the “Welbourn Knowledge Share.”  You can actually hear Steve’s and Denny’s […]

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