John Welbourn


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John Welbourn

My ACL Journey by John Welbourn

I have had a long time to meditate on my ACL journey. It starts as a spry…

Author: John

The Crew’s Essential Lockdown Listening 

It’s a bittersweet time here at Power Athlete. While it appears that lockdowns all over the world…

Author: Luke Summers

Coach Like a Pro, Not Like a “System Guy”

In the world of performance it’s common practice for a coach to label themselves as a system…

Author: Don Ricci

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.

Author: John

PA Radio – Episode 260: John Welbourn

slay life Creator of Power Athlete and NFL veteran, J Welly [@JohnWelbourn] takes questions from Luke and…

Author: Cali Hinzman

Power Coach: Learning

My coaching career began like many athletes trading in the cleats for the khakis. First and foremost,…

PA Radio – Episode 218: Jeff Gonzales

Open Mind, Empty Cup Everyone needs a Jeff Gonzales in their life. A proficient firearms instructor with…

Author: Cali Hinzman

PA Radio – Episode 217: Brent Phillips

training with purpose This week we exchange some good old fashioned shit talking with SOFLETE [@sofletehq] founder,…

Author: Cali Hinzman

PA Radio – Episode 216: The Crew

 Bitch, Be Humble This week The Crew answers your questions about front delt activation, eating with abandon…

Author: Cali Hinzman

Bulking Revisted

John,  I am starting on Jacked Street and want to hit the Power Athlete Bulk Protocol. I…

Author: John