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Power Athlete Radio

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Rank #58 in Fitness category

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Power Athlete Radio is the premier podcast is strength and conditioning. The show is hosted by Luke Summers and Tex McQuilkin and features Power Athlete CEO John Welbourn. Each week the crew ignites earbuds across the globe with world class coaches, authors, scientists and more. This weekly podcast infects you, the listener, with the advice, anecdotes, allegories, parables, movie quotes, jokes and more, proven to empower performance. Gain insight from some of the smartest people we know.

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Power Athlete Radio is the premier podcast is strength and conditioning. The show is hosted by Luke Summers and Tex McQuilkin and features Power Athlete CEO John Welbourn. Each week the crew ignites earbuds across the globe with world class coaches, authors, scientists and more. This weekly podcast infects you, the listener, with the advice, anecdotes, allegories, parables, movie quotes, jokes and more, proven to empower performance. Gain insight from some of the smartest people we know.

iTunes Ratings

421 Ratings
Average Ratings
403
6
5
2
5

Yeah Buddy!

By Curtis Hintz - Mar 20 2020
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This podcast is one of a kind. Best info out there.

Great show

By cmm2357 - Nov 24 2019
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Let TEX talk more. Can a robot can talk with out being prompted to?

iTunes Ratings

421 Ratings
Average Ratings
403
6
5
2
5

Yeah Buddy!

By Curtis Hintz - Mar 20 2020
Read more
This podcast is one of a kind. Best info out there.

Great show

By cmm2357 - Nov 24 2019
Read more
Let TEX talk more. Can a robot can talk with out being prompted to?
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Power Athlete Radio

Latest release on Jul 10, 2020

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Power Athlete Radio is the premier podcast is strength and conditioning. The show is hosted by Luke Summers and Tex McQuilkin and features Power Athlete CEO John Welbourn. Each week the crew ignites earbuds across the globe with world class coaches, authors, scientists and more. This weekly podcast infects you, the listener, with the advice, anecdotes, allegories, parables, movie quotes, jokes and more, proven to empower performance. Gain insight from some of the smartest people we know.

Rank #1: PA Radio – Episode 274: Cal Dietz

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Strong Feet, Strong Butt This week we welcome back our S&C man-crush, Cal Dietz [@CalDietz] to talk all things athletics. His insights on testing training and finding sometimes surprising results leads us down a rabbit hole of knowledge. What exactly can heart rate variability teach us? What is the true value of a VO2 max?…

Aug 31 2018

2hr 9mins

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Rank #2: PA Radio – Episode 286: Stan Efferding

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Stimulate, Don't Annihilate Nothing could me more apropos than having nutrition master, Stan Efferding [@StanEfferding] on the show on Thanksgiving week. While you've been shoveling food into your gullet, we've been preparing a tasty little episode of Power Athlete Radio. If you consider yourself a nutrition nerd or you've been throwing darts aimlessly trying to…

Nov 23 2018

1hr 53mins

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Rank #3: PA Radio – Episode 225: Ben Bergeron

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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 about CrossFit with renowned games coach, Ben Bergeron. His experience working with competitors at the highest level provides an insight into programming and prepping these select few for one…

Sep 16 2017

1hr 58mins

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Rank #4: PA Radio – Episode 260: John Welbourn

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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 the years. The topic follows a theme I have heard many times over…what to teach your son so that he will slay girls with incredible efficacy. As the guys…

May 25 2018

2hr 23mins

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Rank #5: EP 320 – John Welbourn the Family Man

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Adulting John Welbourn is known for a lot of things. He's America's number one fan of the hit show "Friends". He's been known to drift a rental van...or ten. And this gentle giant finds peace in the art of welding...any Block One Coach will tell you that. But there's a lot you may not know…

Jul 20 2019

2hr 8mins

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Rank #6: PA Radio – Episode 255: Jim Kiritsy

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Fail first, Succeed Later "Educating kids out of becoming assholes"...that's just one aspect to being a full time strength coach for college level football programs. Jim Kiritsy [@KSU_FB_Strength] of Kennesaw State University does not apologize for his strict standards and no bullshit coaching style. In fact, he points to it's effectiveness in this week's episode…

Apr 20 2018

1hr 17mins

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Rank #7: EP 339 – James FitzGerald and the Future of “Fitness”

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Fitness is Changing, and Not For The Better Everyone has an opinion about the sport of "fitness" but few have contemplated the implications of training systems like CrossFit more than Opex founder, James FitzGerald [@JFitzOpex]. A spicy discussion kicks off wherein The Crew debates long term effects of high volume and the glamorization that surrounds…

Dec 14 2019

2hr 40mins

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Rank #8: PA Radio – Episode 227: Matt Vincent

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Creed Tattoos and world Peace He may look like a teddy bear, but Matt Vincent is a…straight grizzly...competitor. This creator of ihviii [@ihviiimattvincent] is best known for his numerous Highland Games appearances and for blowing out his ACL at PAHQ. Although the knee injury was a minor physical setback for Vincent, the buzz surrounding the…

Sep 30 2017

2hr 17mins

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Rank #9: PA Radio – Episode 294: Robb Wolf

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The Wolf and the Kraken Robb Wolf has a way of explaining things so that the layman can understand complex ideas. Maybe that's why his humble little podcast, The Paleo Solution, has gained traction throughout the years among intelligent contemporaries in the field and idiots like us. This week Robb breaks down some of the…

Jan 19 2019

2hr 3mins

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Rank #10: PA Radio – Episode 249: Dr Bryan Mann

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Dr Bryan Mann brings the science, application, context, rhythm and rhyme to training power and reducing injury!
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Mar 10 2018

1hr 34mins

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Rank #11: EP 357 – The Healthy Rebellion’s Robb Wolf

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Hungry Like the Wolf Hanging around smart people makes you appear smart. That has always been the glue that holds our friendship with sweetheart, Robb Wolf [@dasrobbwolf], together. If you think three guys with mustaches completely disregarding the 6 ft rule for a fourth man with a fanny pack isn't bromance, I don't know what…

Apr 25 2020

2hr 54mins

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Rank #12: PA Radio – Episode 291: John Welbourn

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WOD harder than me, bro. What do Johnnie WOD [@JohnnieWOD] and Dirk Diggler have in common? Everything. Don't take your "fitness" self too serious and just WOD hard, bro. This week John talks a little year-in-review recounting the history of the Boogie Nights inspired, tongue in cheek, program. John also reflects on how his perspective…

Dec 28 2018

1hr 35mins

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Rank #13: PA Radio – Episode 267: Gunnar Peterson

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IF YOU BUILD IT, THEY WILL TRAIN Gunnar Peterson [@GunnarFitness] built his business building bodies. Not only is he one of the most well reputed personal trainers in the industry, he is a hilarious dude. By combining his interpersonal skills with his love for training he was able to create a unique product that led…

Jul 14 2018

1hr 19mins

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Rank #14: EP 335 – The Vegan Vendetta

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The Game Changers are Lame Changers Ohh lawdy. If you think you’ve heard The Crew criticize the vegan lifestyle, you ain’t heard nothing yet. With the fire of a thousand suns, the nerdiness of a thousand Robb Wolf’s, and the repetition of a thousand beaten dead horses, John leads the charge against recent vegan propaganda…

Nov 16 2019

2hr 31mins

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Rank #15: PA Radio – Episode 304: Nate Palin

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intelligent Tactical Training Maybe you've noticed the trend of intelligent strength and conditioning infiltrating one of the most guarded niche of athlete, the Military. In an environment where instructors try to find the delicate balance between physical and psychological stress, many miss the mark entirely. The result can be as benign as inhibited performance gainzz…

Mar 30 2019

1hr 8mins

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Rank #16: PA Radio – Episode 292: Josh Bridges

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Relying on Athleticism It's officially January in 2019 and that means the masses have finally decided to get their shit together, if only for the next 2 weeks. While you're slurping down six new supplements from Amazon, adjusting the unforgiving crotch on your compression pants, and making sure your drone gets a 360 of your…

Jan 05 2019

1hr 24mins

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Rank #17: PA Radio – Episode 303: Kyle Kingsbury

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Be Present, Be balanced Kyle Kingsbury is in the business of Human Optimization. That means he's dedicated to vetting the basic and fringe methods for living your best life. It also means he gets to use himself as guinnea pig for various training, dietary, meditative, and spiritual practices. As host of Onnit's Human Optimization Hour…

Mar 22 2019

2hr 1min

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Rank #18: EP 334 – Coffee Talk with Paul Carter

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"If I'm such a cock holster, why do you follow me?" Paul Carter of @liftrunbang is passionate about climate change and identifying underdeveloped gluts. When he’s not advocating for the struggling straw industry, he’s avoiding protein farts at Mr Olympia shows. Hear about his athletic evolution from sport to platform, eventually nestling in to his home on…

Nov 10 2019

3hr 2mins

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Rank #19: PA Radio – Episode 300: The Crew

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Fuel The Fire Berrp berrp berrp berrrrrrrrrp! Mark your Galactic Calendars because this week we bring you the 300th Episode of Power Athlete Radio. Looking for cutting edge strength and conditioning content that will Empower Your Performance? Maybe hit up one of our other 299 episodes you picky bastard. This week we stay true…

Mar 02 2019

1hr 59mins

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Rank #20: PA Radio – Episode 258: The Crew

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BRUTAL STRENGTH Another UNPRECEDENTED episode with your favorite weathermen/conspiracy theorists/nihilists. What makes this week's edition of PA Radio so unique? Absolutely nothing. More training tips and movie quotes than your average D-List podcast which technically makes us ELITE. If you've hated every other Crew recording before, there is a good chance you will also hate…

May 12 2018

1hr 29mins

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EP 368 – Zach Even-Esh is Old School

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Filling Out Your Sleeves Accepting things at face value is not something Derek Woodske has conditioned himself to do. Instead, he’s put in the energy and personal responsibility to do just the opposite. Maybe this is why he’s been a standout performer in the world of athletics, a reformative coach in strength and conditioning, and…

Jul 10 2020

2hr 37mins

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EP 367 – Reason and Logic 101 with Derek Woodske

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Direction, Not Destination Accepting things at face value is not something Derek Woodske has conditioned himself to do. Instead, he’s put in the energy and personal responsibility to do just the opposite. Maybe this is why he’s been a standout performer in the world of athletics, a reformative coach in strength and conditioning, and one…

Jul 03 2020

3hr 18mins

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EP 366 – Tony Blauer Wants You to Understand Fear

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You Can't Buy a Resiliency Degree In trying times, everyone needs a dose of Tony Blauer [@TonyBlauer], creator of the SPEAR System [@Spear.System]. He’s spent a lifetime studying how fear impacts an individual’s ability to not only perform, but do virtually everything. That’s why you owe it to yourself to give this episode a listen.…

Jun 26 2020

2hr 5mins

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EP 365 – Man of Reason, Andy Stumpf

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Sure, this week’s guest has seen some shit and done some shit, but his legacy is slowly transforming. Andy Stumpf is more than a pretty face/former SEAL, he has an insatiable curiosity for people and the complexities of their environments. This is what makes him not only the gifted podcast host of “Cleared Hot”, but…

Jun 19 2020

1hr 55mins

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EP 364 – Break Your Shit with Dr. Cara Miller

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When Dr Cara Miller is around, all you want to do is make her proud. This week she graces The Crew to discuss a few thoughts on effective leadership. This. Is. Her. Jam. People. Not only does she talk about the shortcomings of those popular “five step” books frequently found in the airport, she also…

Jun 12 2020

2hr 35mins

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EP 363 – JL Holdsworth is About That RPR

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Don't Separate the Body from Mind Reflexive Performance Reset. You’ve heard the term RPR slung around the scene some time now, including on this podcast, but what IS it actually? This week we are joined by J.L. Holdsworth to discuss just that. Hear how the use of breath work and tactile input on very specific…

Jun 05 2020

2hr 22mins

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EP 362 – Injury Prevention with Dr Adam Anz

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Fatigue is Where Injury Occurs You may have noticed that Power Athlete has been on a bit of an ACL kick recently. If there were a joint injury pandemic, this would be it. With nearly 120,000 ACL injuries per year in the states alone and an up to 32% re-injury rate, it’s a real bitch.…

May 29 2020

2hr 31mins

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EP 361 – The Evolution of Basketball Training with Cory Schlesinger

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"I said I'd never work in the NBA" Coach Cory Schlesinger [@schlesstrength] joins us this week to talk about his 10 years of unique experiences working strength and conditioning at the collegiate level and about how he swore he’d never work in the NBA. Cut to...his role at the Phoenix Suns. His story is a…

May 22 2020

2hr 17mins

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EP 360 – The Cast & Crew

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Coming to a Theater Near You “It’s like two vultures picking at a dead carcass and fighting over the eyeballs”... these are the words of friend of the podcast, John Welbourn. He’s talking about some of the politics surrounding high school strength and conditioning protocols soon to be in place. This week, The Crew talks…

May 15 2020

2hr 5mins

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EP 359 – Your Dream Speed Coach, Derek Hansen

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COVID-19 is Like Football Hansen. So hot right now. This is our second time hosting the notorious Sprint Coach and he is even more knowledgeable and hilarious than we remember. Per John's request, Derek Hansen [@derekmhansen] dives deep into explaining speed development, technique, and how he's managed to convey these critical elements to sport coaches.…

May 08 2020

1hr 50mins

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EP 358 – The ACL Episode with Dr Tim Hewett

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You Can't Rush Biology The MF ACL. It's the achilles heel of the knee. And I know what you're thinking,.."Hasn't the ACL horse been beaten enough?" The answer is NO! If you're going to listen to just one comprehensive podcast on how ACL injuries develop, occur, and affect an athlete mentally and physically, THIS is…

May 01 2020

1hr 43mins

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EP 357 – The Healthy Rebellion’s Robb Wolf

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Hungry Like the Wolf Hanging around smart people makes you appear smart. That has always been the glue that holds our friendship with sweetheart, Robb Wolf [@dasrobbwolf], together. If you think three guys with mustaches completely disregarding the 6 ft rule for a fourth man with a fanny pack isn't bromance, I don't know what…

Apr 25 2020

2hr 54mins

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EP 356 – Making Performance a Habit with Dr Julie Slowiak

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Behavior Reflects Motivation During these strange times, we're all being forced to find a "new normal" which means...behavior modification on many fronts. Luckily, we have experts like Dr. Julie Slowiak [@julieslowiakphd], Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Minnesota. A Certified Sports Psychology Coach, she blends her knowledge of human behavior analysis and habit…

Apr 17 2020

2hr 16mins

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EP 355 – Nick Hardwick After the NFL

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The Center of it All Nick Hardwick [@NickHardwick] is proof that you don't need to hammer your kids into playing one sport for their entire adolescence. After wrestling throughout high school and becoming a state champ, he headed to Purdue where he walked on and played about 16 games total, most of which were in…

Apr 10 2020

2hr 2mins

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EP 354 – First Responder Wellness with Anette Zapp

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Forged by Fire It's an incredible time to put some of our first responders in the spotlight. This week we welcome Anette Zapp [@firesqfitness] who serves as a Fire Department Lt in Chicago. While her passion is helping her fellow firefighters achieve optimal wellness, she also dabbles in biochemistry and molecular biology. Hear how she's…

Apr 04 2020

1hr 51mins

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EP 353 – Mastering the D3 Dynamic with Mike Caro

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College Athletes Take a Hit Coach Mike Caro [Twitter: @CoachMikeCaro] brings his unique perspective of working with 27 different teams at the D3 level to this week's show. He and the The Crew rap about the contrasts of D1 and D3 collegiate sports environments and how those differences shape the culture of a team. When…

Mar 27 2020

2hr 14mins

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EP 352 – Dr Keith Baar Engineers Tissues

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The Future of Muscle Science If it's knowledge you seek, look no further than this week's episode. Dr Keith Baar  [Twitter: @MuscleScience] takes John, Luke, and Tex to school on subjects like molecular exercise physiology and musculoskeletal tissue engineering. Did you know that there are experiments going on right now in which lab grown human muscle…

Mar 20 2020

2hr 3mins

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EP 351 – Influencer Mike Boyle Actually Coaches

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How Do We Reeaach These Kids Coach Mike Boyle [@michael_boyle1959] is easily one of the most entertaining guests we've had on Power Athlete Radio. He has no problem battling the bullshit on social media and calls out so-called coaching "influencers" daily...that is...if he can find the time. If you visit Mike's instagram page you'll notice…

Mar 14 2020

1hr 31mins

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EP 350 – Three Men & A Lady

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PA Radio Celebrates 350 Seven years and 350 episodes later, we're still beating the dead horse that is Power Athlete Radio. In this reunion podcast, The Crew reminisces on some of their favorite guests, answers your questions, and catches up with old lady Hinzman. Girl Scout cookie flavors, MetConAir the movie, dogs who look embarrassed when…

Mar 07 2020

2hr 59mins

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EP 349 – The Evolution of Ryan Fischer

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Humble Beginnings, Happy Endings For every year that goes by, Ryan Fischer [@ryanfisch] grows exactly one ab. This week's guest entertains The Crew with a powerful backstory of his rise in CrossFit. The most poignant part of all...Ryan came to the realization that "there is so much more to life" than the sport of fitness. As…

Feb 29 2020

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iTunes Ratings

421 Ratings
Average Ratings
403
6
5
2
5

Yeah Buddy!

By Curtis Hintz - Mar 20 2020
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This podcast is one of a kind. Best info out there.

Great show

By cmm2357 - Nov 24 2019
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Let TEX talk more. Can a robot can talk with out being prompted to?