Tag Archives: Strength

PA Radio – Episode 268: Peter Sage

There Are No Straight Lines in Nature What do you get when strength and conditioning collides with the power of productive psychology? Another Premier Podcast in […]

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PA Radio – Episode 265: The Crew

Teach a Man to Shrug and He’ll Hit for a Lifetime If someone were to ask me to personify Power Athlete Radio, I’d say it’s kind […]

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GPP: The Foundation of Athlete Development

If you’re a field or court sport athlete, you’re entering the greatest time of the year…summer training! As spring sports finish up their seasons, fall sports […]

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PA Radio – Episode 257: Chris Frankel

Strap Yourself In What does it take to be the Head of Human Performance at TRX [@TRXTraining]? Know a little something about humans and know a […]

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PA Radio – Episode 240: Zach Even-Esh Part II

Part II of our talk with Zach Even-Esh, the man creating an army of strong kids by putting them through the iron wringer. What comes out is a more confident, capable, and badass human. Power Athlete Radio – Episode 240 part 2

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PA Radio – Episode 226: The Crew

Skill Transfer is Sexy We talk a lot about the lifecycle of an athlete as it refers to their training age and competency. Today, you’ll learn […]

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PA Radio – Episode 225: Ben Bergeron

THE GREAT STRENGTH DEBATE Not all athletes are created equal, particularly when it comes to the sport of fitness. This week, we dive into a conversation […]

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PA Radio – Episode 224: Bert Sorin

Get a Grip Bert Sorin has amassed more stories about strength and conditioning than anyone else you know. He has also cooked more potatoes, which in […]

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PA Radio – Episode 223: The Crew

Two Eyebrows are Better Than One Attention actual athletes, people who call themselves athletes, mathletes, and sufferers of athletes foot…another episode of Power Athlete Radio feature […]

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PA Radio – Episode 222: Deuce Gym

The Highest Form of Leadership This week we are joined by Logan Gelbrich and Danny Lesslie of Deuce Gym in sunny Venice, Italy.  I’m sorry that’s […]

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PA Radio – Episode 221: Adam Nelson

Parenting Vs Coaching Maybe you remember being a kid and being cut from team or perhaps your own kid is struggling with the same reality now. […]

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PA Radio – Episode 220: Jim Kielbaso

How Do I reach These keeeeeds? We are stoked to have Jim Kielbasa back on the show to talk training kids through his years of experience […]

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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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PA Radio – Episode 214: Derek Woodske

 Small town, big talent. This week we feature our conversation with Derek Woodske [@DerekWoodske], NCAA All American and National Champ in track and field. Although Derek […]

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PA Radio – Episode 213: Dr Bryan Mann

 Velocity Based Training. Training for “POWER” has become an increasingly sexy adage to strength and conditioning as of late. But, as some of you may know, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 208: Dr Fred Hatfield

  In Memoriam of Dr. Squat. Earlier this week, we lost legend, Dr. Fred Hatfield [@DrSquat1]. Better known to some as “Dr. Squat”, Hatfield served as […]

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PA Radio – Episode 206: The Crew

Breaking Ground. This week the Crew satisfies your craving for training talk and classic banter. Your inquiries are addressed and a whole lot of discussion on […]

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PA Radio – Episode 203: Robb Wolf

  SLEEP, FOOD, MOVEMENT, & COMMUNITY Robb Wolf [@dasrobbwolf] needs no introduction. For as long as man has been obsessing over macro splits, locally sourced bee […]

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PA Radio – Episode 198: Nutrition Crew

Mom. MEATLOAF! You are dedicated to your training. You wake up early or stay late to attack your weaknesses. You prehab, rehab, and mobilize ad nauseam. […]

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PA Radio – Episode 196: Stacey Torman

  Training for Life.  The world needs more coaches like Stacey Torman [@UAB_athletics]. Stacey has built her career around sports performance. Even with the myriad of […]

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PA Radio – Episode 195: Jon Andersen

 Creating the Opportunity. It’s amazing the personalities that are attracted to the world of Strength and Conditioning. There are some people that you know could have […]

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PA Radio – Episode 193: Ingrid Marcum

 Smarter Strength Fixing a broken athlete is tough. But, it’s even more tough when they are able to mask their shit mechanics with compensatory talent. Ingrid […]

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PA Radio – Episode 192: Bert Sorin

  Taking the hill This week we catch up with Bert Sorin at his private hunting club in South Carolina. If you’re a fan of Power Athlete […]

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PA Radio – Episode 187: Mike Wasilisin

  Taking down the mediocre treatment. This week’s episode is like the most unconventional trip to the chiropractor ever. Dr. Mike Wasilisin of CaliSpine and the […]

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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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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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PA Radio – Episode 180: Even-Esh & Steel

 Even-Esh, Steel, & Welbourn To be a fly on the wall with two of the biggest names in the strength and conditioning game…This week Power Athlete […]

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PA Radio – Episode 179: Julien Pineau

A Movement Matrix for All. This week’s episode with Julien Pineau [@StrongFit1] wastes absolutely no time diving into the issues of training and organizing programming to […]

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PA Radio – Episode 174: Raph Ruiz

On The Long Road Hold on to your jean shorts because this week we are bringing you a special audio treat. Talk to Me Johnnie – […]

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PA Radio – Episode 170: Denny K

  There is Always Another Challenge The voice of the early episodes of Power Athlete Radio is BACK! Joining us at PAHQ on a “traincation” is […]

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PA Radio – Episode 169: Ed Cosner

   The MRSA of Deadlifting. This week we welcome the man, the myth, the legend, Ed Cosner [@EdCosner]. This former rugby player, Highland Games competitor, and […]

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PA Radio – Episode 166: Raph Ruiz

 Adding value to training The very Coach that helped shaped John’s NFL career through strength and conditioning is back again. Raph Ruiz [@s3raphruiz] checks in with […]

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PA Radio – Episode 164: The Crew

  NO ONE IS COMING TO SAVE YOU. Another awesome episode with The Crew is coming your way. I am loving these discussions among John, Luke, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 162: Jim Kiritsy

 YOUR ASS GETS COACHED If this episode doesn’t want to make you return to your high school or college weightroom and confront your strength coach for […]

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PA Radio – Episode 161: Ron McKeefery

 The coaching never ends. On a mission to be the best coach you can be? You won’t want to miss this week’s episode  with Ron McKeefery […]

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PA Radio – Episode 159: The Crew

  bumpin’ Grindstone This week Tex [@mcquilkin] and Luke [@lukecalifornia] answer your questions direct from IG. You’ll find yourself entertained by the rapid fire responses to […]

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PA Radio – Episode 158: Jeff Nichols

 Every problem has a solution. Jeff Nichols [@vahighperformance] is far more than coach and co-founder of Virgina High Performance. He’s taken his experience both as an […]

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PA Radio – Episode 156: Bert Sorin

  solving beefs in the gym. This week we talk with a man behind the man of Sorinex. The second generation of the world renowned strength […]

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PA Radio – Episode 153: Megan Anderson

fight like a megan. Long gone are the stereotypes about fighting like a girl, especially when your name is Megan Anderson [@MeganA_MMA]. The 6’0 tall female […]

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PA Radio – Episode 146: Train Heroic

 The Business of Coaching This week our buddies and partners from Train Heroic stop by the Power Athlete Headquarters and discuss the business of making athletes. […]

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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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PA Radio – Episode 144: Quint Zambon

  It’s not about the money. Quint Zambon joins us this week to talk about his experience training and competing in strongman.  If you’re like me, when […]

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PA Radio – Episode 140: The Crew

  If Something is Fucked, unfuck it. This week we are bringing you one of my favorite episodes to date.  The Power Athlete Crew chats candidly […]

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PA Radio – Episode 139: Dr. David Perlmutter

  Get your mind right: food for thought This week’s episode is quite literally, mind blowing.  As per usual, Power Athlete brings you the latest research […]

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PA Radio – Rebroadcast – Episode 101: Zach Even-Esh

 Rebroadcast: Don’t Call it a comeback. This week’s guest starts his day well before the sun comes up to make a 100+ mile drive to coach […]

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PA Radio – Episode 133: Dr. Warren Willey

  Good Food. Good timing. Great Results. This week we give you a very meaty conversation with Dr. Warren Willey.  Based out of Idaho, Dr. Willey […]

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PA Radio – Episode 132: Raph Ruiz

More than a coach. This week we host long time friend and fellow strength and conditioning coach, Raphael Ruiz.  A brief review of his resume includes […]

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PA Radio – Episode 130: Tom Furman

Stop overthinking your training. This week we host Tom Furman.  Tom has quite the training history and has made a name for himself coaching and publishing […]

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PA Radio – Episode 128: Tait Fletcher

  It’s All about Attitude. This week we give Tait Fletcher a warm Power Athlete welcome at our headquarters in Southern California.  Get to know our […]

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PA Radio – Episode 127: Greg Everett

  The Old School Mentality. This week we welcome athlete, author, and Catalyst Athletics coach, Greg Everett.  This well known figure in the world of strength […]

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PA Radio – Episode 123: Matt Vincent

  Training, traveling, and tearing shit up. This week John, Luke, and Tex talk with 2014 Highland Games champ and self proclaimed Drifta Lifta, Matt Vincent. […]

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PA Radio – Episode 122: Rob Miller

 Author of the Map of Athletic Performance. This week we host Rob Miller.  He’s a competitive climber, Starting Strength Coach, and author of The Map of […]

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PA Radio – Episode 121: Dr. Dan Reardon

  Discover your genetic potential. This week we welcome Dr. Dan Reardon of the burgeoning genetic testing company, Fitness Genes.  As is tradition at Power Athlete, […]

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PA Radio – Episode 120: Matt Wichlinski

  Driven to Succeed. This week we are so pumped to share our chat with Matt Wichlinski.  He is the head strength and conditioning coach at […]

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PA Radio – Episode 117: John & The Crew

 Poor form is like terrorism. If you see something, say something. It’s always been my contention that poor form is like terrorism, if you see something, […]

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Attacking Limiting Factors: Squat Initiation

PAHQ understands the power of communication.  Nothing beats the experience of a coach and athlete working off the same page.  However, as with anything involving more than […]

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PA Radio – Episode 115: Mike & Beau Burgener

  The Burgener legacy of coaching excellence. This week we welcome the dynamic father and son duo of Olympic Weightlifting, Coaches Mike and Beau Burgener. When […]

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Power Athlete Concussion Protection Training

Concussions are a serious immediate and long term concern for every athlete participating in field sports from football to lacrosse, and even in sports that don’t condone contact […]

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PA Radio – Episode 112: Charles Mayfield

Eat like you give a shit. This week we are pleased to welcome Charles Mayfield.  Charles is co-author of several Paleo cookbooks and the brains behind […]

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PA Radio – Episode 109: DJ Muscleboy

  People love to hate the strong and successful. The highly anticipated interview with the self proclaimed “World’s Most Muscular DJ” is here.  Our fascination with […]

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PA Radio – Episode 106: Jim Laird

There is nothing traditional about Jim Laird. This week we welcome the owner of GYM Laird Strength and Conditioning and once roommate of Jim Wendler.  The […]

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PA Radio – Episode 105: Rob Orlando

LIFT SOMETHING INCONVENIENT. Today is a great day.  Our two special guests are Rob Orlando of Hybrid Athletics and Logan Gelbrich of Deuce Gym and Original […]

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PA Radio – Episode 103: Jim Steel

JIM STEEL WAS BORN TO COACH. No one knows Strength and Conditioning at the college level more than Jim Steel.  This episode, the University of Pennsylvania Director […]

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Episode 101: Zach Even-Esh

  ZACH EVEN-ESH PERSONIFIES INTENSITY. This week’s guest starts his day well before the sun comes up to make a 100+ mile drive to coach the […]

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Better Benchmarks

We preach a lot about abandoning superficial numerical goals however, the idea of training for a specific number or benchmark is not entirely bad.  In fact, […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Dave Tate: Part 2

“Opportunities are all around us.” Power Athlete Radio is back with Part 2 of our interview with Elite FTS founder and CEO, Dave Tate. This second […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 99 Dave Tate: Part 1

“When adversity comes, you need to embrace it.” We have an amazing two-parter coming at you from Power Athlete HQ.  The reason for this extended episode […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 98 Christy Phillips Adkins

“What are you going to do? Go home and watch Oprah every afternoon? That’s just not you.” This week we chat with CrossFit Games competitor, Christy […]

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Power Athlete Radio – Episode 97 Brent Brookbush

“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 […]

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Drop-In Disaster: Making Lemonade

I recently had one of the worst training experiences of my life.  I know what you’re going to say; “Whoa there, drama queen. Take it easy.” […]

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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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ROYGBV: Colorful Gainzz Explained

We’ve all been told to eat a diet that is full of variety.  You hear this all the time from doctors, nutritionists, dietitians, your mom, your […]

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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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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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Strength 101: Reverse Engineering with Prilepin’s Chart

One of the great aspects to working in the strength and conditioning industry is the endless discussion comparing one training system to another. The reason these […]

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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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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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The Vertical Jump Performance Window

For every fallacy that exists at the high school level of strength and conditioning, there is one equal to or greater than at the collegiate level. […]

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Strongman for a Strongerlady

Aside from the mental fortitude you gain from grueling movements so intensely awkward and humbling…

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