Tag Archives: Power Athlete

Coaching Conversations: Relationship Advice for the Mercenary Coach

During our last chalk talk, we discussed what it meant to be a Mercenary Coach, the part-time/assistant coach. We covered how you can make yourself an […]

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Coaching Conversations: Life As a Mercenary Coach

We spend a lot of time here at @powerathletehq dropping knowledge bombs, repeating jokes, and dropping knowledge bombs with repeated jokes, to help prepare coaches across […]

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Intermittent Fasting and the Power Athlete

It seems to be all the rage now, with online health coaches and internet fitness models claiming intermittent fasting can accomplish everything from getting you 6 […]

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Reflections of a Nutrition Coach

Years of fighting and working with other combat sport athletes has taught me a lot about nutrition. Mostly, what I thought I knew, I didn’t know, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 185: Adam Nelson

   Because you love the sport. To enter the competitive realm of shot put, some of the strongest weightroom benchmarks are required. But once you’ve achieved […]

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5 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Trying hard and not losing weight? It’s estimated that 45 million Americans go on diets each year. With nearly two-thirds of Americans still overweight or obese, […]

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Aerobic System For Football

Every muscle contraction in the body is the result of a molecule called adenosine triphosphate (ATP). When the ATP is combined with water it splits apart […]

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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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Attacking Limiting Factors: The 2016 CrossFit Games

The 2016 CrossFit Games wrapped up this past weekend, and in my opinion, this was the most enthralling Games to date. Not because the freedom to […]

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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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Eating Disorders: Performance’s Quiet Killer

When we begin CrossFit, or similar high energy output training, we notice results fast. Somewhere down the line however, our lightning fast results taper off and […]

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Tracking Macros: Stop Hacking Your Diet, Start Tracking It

You have NO IDEA how much you’re leaving on the table by not tracking your diet, do you? When I tell my athletes, clients, or God […]

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Grindstone

A few years ago I was approached by the CEO of a Fortune 500 company to design a program that he could follow based on Power […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: The 2015 CrossFit Games

Chatter among the crowds during the 2015 CrossFit Games called this the year of the power athlete.  Several events throughout the competition personified the methodology of Power […]

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Sport Coach Accountability

Success in sport is not bought, never a stroke of luck, and is seldom a flash in the pan. Teams that win, win consistently, benefiting from […]

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PA Radio – Episode 107: Rob MacDonald

  Living up to the name. This week we are thrilled to host former MMA champ and current Training Director of popular training resource, Gym Jones, […]

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Corned Beef & Cabbage

I’m only 1/4 Irish but eating corned beef and cabbage on St Patrick’s day along with watching The Quiet Man (boy am I dating myself) is […]

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Waxing Nostalgic: Katie Sandwina

In a time and culture where we cannot log on to Facebook without seeing a play by play of someone’s workout, PR, or eating habits, we […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 89

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, […]

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Power Athlete Radio – ReBroadcast with Mark Rippetoe

You don’t need a hot tub time machine to go back and relive some of the best moments of 2014.  This week we bring you one […]

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Power Athlete Radio – EPISODE 87 Power Athlete Symposium: Part 2

Merry Christmas, ya’ filthy animals.  This week’s episode is full of surprises as we give you Part 2 to the live broadcast at PAHQ.  If you’re […]

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7 Unconventional Changes To Improve Training

“Nothing endures but change.”-Heraclitus (540 BCE – 480 BCE) Ancient Greek philosopher, Heraclitus, was onto something big.  Although the quote has been translated in a number […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 83 PAHQ Crew

This week we chit chat about #22JackedStreet, bone density, and a couple of recently released articles on PAHQ.  Why is Tex mad at the speed ladder […]

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Failure to Specialize

Not long ago I was on an international flight sitting next to an Australian woman who began to tell me about her 12 year old daughter.  […]

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Shitty Coaching Trifecta

As many of you may know, several of the coaches at Power Athlete HQ also double as CrossFit Football Seminar Staff.  I am one of those […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 78 Dr. Mauro Di Pasquale

Hey everyone, lets eat some FAT! Episode 78 is sure to blow your mind. We have the Di Vinci of nutrition Dr. Mauro Di Pasquale stop […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 68: Dr. Fred Hatfield

Power Athlete Nation we have a special guest with us this week, Dr. Fred Hatfield. He was dubbed Dr. Squat by one of his students, probably […]

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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 67

Ready, Set, GO! Welcome to another episode of Power Athlete Radio. This week we talk speed, speed, and SPEED. The coaches come together and clear the […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: Hips

We at Power Athlete toss the term ‘limiting factor’ around a lot; especially in articles regarding mobility, warm ups, and especially, performance.  A limiting factor is something […]

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Warm Up Reflections

“A real man smiles in trouble, gathers strength in distress, and grows in reflection.” Power Athlete and Talk and to Me Johnnie cover topics like coaching […]

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Are You Strong Enough for CrossFit?

Every once in a while we are fortunate enough to have the insight of gurus of varying strength and conditioning backgrounds.  Tim Henriques is no exception.  […]

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Bacon and Cheddar Meatloaf

Wherever I go when I die I hope there’s bacon. . . Comfort foods can really warm both the heart and gut.  This meatloaf is wrapped […]

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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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Baby Got Back

Pork that is. Whenever I have a weekend full of chores and commitments one of my favorite no fuss meals is a big ol’ pork butt.  […]

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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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Music Matters

In case you didn’t know, music matters.  It’s science.  And when it comes to choosing music at Power Athlete HQ, our rule is simple- the strongest […]

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Athlete Profile: Braden Smith

Braden Smith POWER ATHLETE S&C Coach: Dennis Dolan Position: Offensive Lineman Team: Olathe South High School Falcons Level: High School / Collegiate Profile Athlete Background Athlete […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 41

The team goes a littler longer than average for this iteration of Power Athlete Radio.  You are going to hear a bit more about the build […]

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Get a Grip: Part 1

We all know a firm grip is awesome.  I remember being picked up for a date in high school and my charismatic and overly confident gentleman […]

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Power Pulls for Performance

Go to any online forum and note the numerous argument threads and bitchfests surrounding the power clean debate…

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CrossFit Football vs. Power Athlete

Here you are diving into another one of our blog posts at PowerAthleteHQ.com. What we have come to realize is, a lot of our followers landed […]

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HOW POWER ATHLETE HAS CHANGED MY BUSINESS

This article is for all Crossfit gym owners, Strength and Conditioning Coaches, and anyone who values their members and athletes…

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