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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?

Best S&C podcast out there

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Fantastic podcast with fantastic guests and the pre episode banter is hilarious as well.

iTunes Ratings

383 Ratings
Average Ratings
367
6
4
2
4

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?

Best S&C podcast out there

By Mhartenburg - Nov 19 2019
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Fantastic podcast with fantastic guests and the pre episode banter is hilarious as well.

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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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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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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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EP 332 – Improving Military PT with The Crew

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Biting the Bullet on PT Reform When you think of Power Athlete Radio, a lot of descriptors come to mind...none of which are "high brow political conversationalists" or "Presidential historians". That's why this week's episode marks our peaking season for legitimate semi-adult discussion. We have special guest and close friend, Dave Spanton of Blackhawk Lending…

Oct 25 2019

2hr 41mins

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PA Radio – Episode 202: Jocko Willink

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EXTREME OWNERSHIP This week, former SEAL, author, and speaker, Jocko Willink [@jockowillink] joins The Crew to discuss something he all too familiar with. Getting CEO's and even parents to embody the leadership qualities best suited to accomplish the task is what Willink does. It should come as no surprise that this author of "Extreme Ownership"…

Apr 08 2017

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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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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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PA Radio – Episode 252: Dr. David Szymanski

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America's pastime is more complicated than beerz and peanuts! Baseball talk on deck.
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Mar 31 2018

1hr 56mins

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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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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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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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PA Radio – Episode 198: Nutrition Crew

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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. But do you put the same effort into your nutrition? This week, our Nutrition Crew answers your questions and does a great job. As spring approaches, everyone wants to…

Mar 11 2017

1hr 3mins

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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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PA Radio – Episode 250: The Crew

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The Crew celebrates 250 episodes of beating a dead horse!
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Mar 16 2018

1hr 24mins

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PA Radio – Episode 199: Jay Dawes

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Training for the truly unknown This week we welcome back Jay Dawes, PhD [@dawesjay]. Jay keeps plenty busy at the University of Colorado under his current role of Coordinator of Athletic Performance but today we dive into some of the research he is doing as a consultant for the Colorado State Patrol. He has…

Mar 17 2017

1hr 9mins

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PA Radio – Episode 265: The Crew

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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 of like a wise old man. Respected for his breadth of knowledge and expertise but also humored for his completely unsubstantiated stories about high school, women, and being friends…

Jun 29 2018

1hr 6mins

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PA Radio – Episode 269: Lindsey Lepley

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Eccentrically Speaking Eccentric muscle contractions are weird. And no I’m not talking about eccentric as in “my eccentric Uncle Larry just purchased his second life sized doll”. Get to know this highly advantageous training tool this week with Dr. Lindsey Lepley [@LindseyLepley @UconnSORE]. Studies are currently being conducted under Lepley on eccentrics with both animals…

Jul 27 2018

1hr 11mins

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EP 331 – Nate Brookreson Calls Out Coaching Bullshit

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Run Towards the Difficult Conversations When you've coached as many college athletes as Nick Brookreson [@nbrookreson] you learn a thing or two about injury and recovery. The public's perception is so far from reality that when an athlete finally breaks, all they see is failure. But Brookreson gives incredible perspective on the journey of those athletes who…

Oct 18 2019

1hr 35mins

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PA Radio – Episode 276: Lindsey Mathews

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Bringing A Little Life Into This World Behind that epic smile is a passion for guiding mommas through the journey of pregnancy, birth, and parenthood. A speaker from last year's Symposium and PA broette, Lindsey Mathews of BirthFit [@BirthFit] joins us to talk about the complexities and challenges of birthing in the modern age. Luckily…

Sep 15 2018

1hr 2mins

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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

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EP 337 – Dr Tara Swart & Brain Agility

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Neuroplasticity is Sexy Dr Tara Swart [@DrTaraSwart] is author of The Source, an in depth look at how the science of the brain can be utilized to realize your authentic self. Does this seem like heavy Thanksgiving dinner conversation? Well then it may be just what you need to divert the attention from religion and…

Nov 29 2019

1hr 24mins

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EP 336 – Onegevity, Gut Health, & Your Feces

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The Ultimate Log of Information This week The Crew gets down and dirty talking literal shit with the fellas who founded Onegevity [@Onegevity]. Most people struggle to grasp the complexity of their gut and the bacteria that inhabit it. These two smarty pants make it easy by providing feedback to optimize bacteria ratios and gut health...all…

Nov 22 2019

1hr 35mins

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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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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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EP 333 – Soldier Research with Karen Kelly

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The Warfighter is a Complicated Cat When Karen Kelly began her work with the Military, she could not have predicted just how unique of a study the war fighter population would prove to be. With an incredibly wide array of stressors, unlike traditional athletes, soldiers are not subject to in-season or off-season training. This is…

Nov 02 2019

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EP 332 – Improving Military PT with The Crew

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Biting the Bullet on PT Reform When you think of Power Athlete Radio, a lot of descriptors come to mind...none of which are "high brow political conversationalists" or "Presidential historians". That's why this week's episode marks our peaking season for legitimate semi-adult discussion. We have special guest and close friend, Dave Spanton of Blackhawk Lending…

Oct 25 2019

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EP 331 – Nate Brookreson Calls Out Coaching Bullshit

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Run Towards the Difficult Conversations When you've coached as many college athletes as Nick Brookreson [@nbrookreson] you learn a thing or two about injury and recovery. The public's perception is so far from reality that when an athlete finally breaks, all they see is failure. But Brookreson gives incredible perspective on the journey of those athletes who…

Oct 18 2019

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EP 330 – Nir Eyal, Professional Distraction Remover

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Technology is distrac...SQUIRREL! When Nir Eyal set out to write the book "Hooked", he wasn't referencing fishing, prostitution, or the biography of a fictional captain. We are all susceptible to the clutches of technology in the age of the internet. Why? Because there is an entire market designed to tap into our most primitive evolutionary…

Oct 11 2019

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EP 329 – Daniel Roose & College Basketball Culture

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Genetics Continues to Go Undefeated It should not come as a surprise that even coaches working at the highest level of sport are not advocating for early specialization. This is further proof that the over-eager dad at your kid's little league game needs to chill the fuck out. Daniel Roose [@dr24187] may specialize in bringing…

Oct 04 2019

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EP 328 – Nick Winkelman: Coach/DJ/Cue Master

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The Cue That Actually Matters Ho. Ly. Shit. The Head of the Irish Rugby Football Union’s Performance & Science Program brings so much to the conversation this week. Nick Winkelman [@NickWinkelman] is a dynamic coach who is constantly refining his efficacy. He’s obsessed with the science that explains how we learn movement. Nick took himself…

Sep 28 2019

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EP 327 – Order of Man with Ryan Michler

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The Not-So-Modern Man What does it mean to be a MAN in this day and age? The question alone provokes controversy in most social circles. Does chromosome combination require you to take on certain responsibilities? This week's guest, Ryan Michler [@RyanMichler] of Order of Man [@OrderOfMan] argues that if you want to reach your maximum…

Sep 20 2019

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EP 326 – Dr Buhler, Healing Man

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Tell Me Where It Hurts (Or Doesn't) You've heard his name many times throughout the podcast. Most times, he's being referred to as basically the David Blaine of the human body...although his ability to repair athletes is anything but an illusion. The impact that Dr Craig Buhler has had on athletes throughout the world, including…

Sep 14 2019

2hr 15mins

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EP 325 – The Crew Puts Robots on Blast

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Wade's Army is YOU When the guys get together to answer your questions in a Crew episode, a lot of shit gets pondered. Tex spends most of the podcast trying to convince John and Luke that he's not a robot and that he is, in fact, a human man with human emotions. Luke wrestles with…

Sep 06 2019

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EP 324 – Pat Ivey & the Nuances of Collegiate Coaching

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Dr Pat is Leaving a Legacy This week's guest, Pat Ivey [@DrCoach_PatIvey] has been around the collegiate block. Furthermore, his career in pro football has provided him with the ultimate experience to guide young athletes through their own sport journey. He and John trade stories about learning from former coaches, teammates, and what they WISH…

Aug 31 2019

1hr 46mins

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EP 323 – Lily Nichols Upgrades Prenatal Nutrition

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Jacked Babies Are Made With Great Nutrition Ooooohhh baby...literally. This week’s show is all about prenatal nutrition. Even if you don’t have a GF bun in the oven, you’ll want to tune into our conversation with Lily Nichols [@LilyNicholsRDN] and find out the history and politics behind the uphill battle that is nutritional guidelines. Has…

Aug 24 2019

1hr 9mins

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EP 322 – Kyle Turley Advocates Hard for CBD

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Cannabis and Recovery Do you fancy yourself a person who stays informed about cutting edge recovery practices? Yes. I said "fancy yourself". Take a person who has used their dome as a weapon for over a decade...someone like NFL vet Kyle Turley. After a career of being pumped full of pharmaceuticals at the hands of…

Aug 17 2019

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EP 321 – The End of Killing with Taser Founder Rick Smith

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The Future of Less Lethal Do you have a fever?...And the only cure is more PA Radio? After a one week hiatus we are BACK and finally bringing you Axon CEO and Taser developer, Rick Smith. His new book, End of Killing, will have you thinking about what purpose our military, LEO, and protective forces…

Aug 09 2019

1hr 22mins

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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

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EP 319 – Scott Caulfield and the Future of NSCA

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The Future of the NSCA This week’s episode of PA Radio does not disappoint with veteran guest, Scott Caulfield [@CoachCaulfield] of the NSCA [@nscaofficial]. Find out what’s new with the worldwide S&C organization and what you need to know about the changes to the CSCS certification. And if you like some good old fashioned shittalk…

Jul 13 2019

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EP 317 – Dr Jannell MacAulay Challenges Military Norms

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Commanding Excellence Retired USAF Lt Colonel, Dr Jannell MacAulay [@macaulayjc] is no stranger to high stress environments. As a commander, mother, and wife of an often deployed military spouse, she looks back on her time juggling the biggest challenges of her life and asks "how could I have improved my performance?". This question alone is…

Jun 28 2019

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