Welcome to "Talk To Me Johnnie". The Blog of NINE year NFL veteran John Welbourn.

Dear Mom

“I am a mother of a 12-year old football player. He’s in 6th grade and currently in training for his first tackle team for the spring season. He has been playing flag for the past 4-5 years; he used to partake in CrossFit and had some one-on-one training in lifting and running technique from our previous CrossFit and Olympic Lifting Coach in California… Read More »

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Lessons Learned

“John – Love the TTMJ blog. I know it hasn’t been updated in a while, but I was wondering if John might be doing another ‘Things I Learned’ post for 2014. Loved the previous two, so insightful!… Read More »

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Bulking in a Bind

“I have been following Field Strong and the Bulking Protocol and making great gains but I am having trouble find protein sources when traveling and away from home. If I am lucky enough to prepare my snacks, I survive on cold meat loaf and chicken… Read More »

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Bulking Protocol – Part 3

“That really depends on what you are training for and your goals. But since this series is called The Bulking Protocol it is safe to assume you are reading with the goal of putting on muscle and size. I favor the more frequent meal model, as it is the only way for me to consume enough calories over the course of the day using high quality food sources… Read More »

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Mom & Raw Milk

“I have an 18-year-old son who plays high school football. He does not expect that he will play college football since he is 5’9″. He is however very broad and has a large frame. He would like to get stronger and more physical. He is interested in the diet you propose that consists of raw milk. I am uncomfortable with this recommendation… Read More »

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