The Challenge Podcast
Meet the Challenger Series - Ben Lavender

Meet the Challenger Series - Ben Lavender

October 18, 2019

Welcome to the Meet the Challenger Series!

Meet some of our most active Challengers and find out why they started the Challenge, what they struggled with and what their big wins are. 

In this episode, Coach Steve interviews Max's top 10 finisher, Ben Lavender! 

Listen to hear how Ben changed his identity from the big guy to the fit guy!

"Take a risk, push yourself"

Powerlifting, getting strong and training principles with John Delinac

Powerlifting, getting strong and training principles with John Delinac

October 15, 2019

In this episode, Coach Steve chats with Challenge Platinum Coach John Delinac,

John was the first winner of the “Max Challenge” and says it changed his life forever!

He went from being a Tradie to Max Challenge Coach and a PT who’s services are constantly in demand.

John talks about recovering from chronic Back pain, how he got started in Powerlifting, how to push through a plateau, visualization, recovery and why he slaps his own ass!

 

Meet the Challenger Series - Paul Carlyle

Meet the Challenger Series - Paul Carlyle

October 11, 2019

Welcome to the Meet the Challenger Series!

Meet some of our most active Challengers and find out why they started the Challenge, what they struggled with and what their big wins are. 

In this episode, Coach Steve interviews Max's 3rd place finisher, Paul Carlyle! 

Paul is 59 Years young and now feels 30, find out how he did it.

Paul speaks with Coach Steve about training with his partner Monique, how he coped with negativity and offered some strategies he used to make his Challenge so successful! 

 

Meet the team - Astrid

Meet the team - Astrid

October 8, 2019

Welcome to the Meet the Challenger Series!

Meet some of our most active Challengers and find out why they started the Challenge, what they struggled with and what their big wins are. 

In this episode, Coach Helen interviews the Maxine's 2nd Runner Up Astrid Delbridge!

Astrid is 57 years young, a Mum of 4 sons and has been married to Alan for 34years.

Listen to hear all about her Challenge experience and how she went from being overweight, having never exercised and being terrified of the Gym to becoming a Lean Training machine!

Astrid talks about how life has changed, how she found her tribe with the over 50’s on the Forum, living her new normal and her love of being a Challenge Ambassador.

Meet the Challenger Series - Mel and Ang Hely

Meet the Challenger Series - Mel and Ang Hely

October 4, 2019

Welcome to the Meet the Challenger Series!

Meet some of our most active Challengers and find out why they started the Challenge, what they struggled with and what their big wins are. 

In this episode, Coach Steve interviews Maxine top 10 and previous top 10 finishers, Mel and Ang Hely!

Listen to find out how to battle your sweet tooth, how to get out of a rut and resistance training tips for females!

Follow Mel and Ang on Instagram @mogo_fitness and @schatz21

You Booze, You Lose

You Booze, You Lose

October 1, 2019

In this episode, Coach Steve talks with Coach Helen about the effects of Alcohol on your Challenge and what you can do to minimize them.

 

Meet the Challenger Series - Dennis Horton

Meet the Challenger Series - Dennis Horton

September 27, 2019

Welcome to the Meet the Challenger Series!

Meet some of our most active Challengers and find out why they started the Challenge, what they struggled with and what their big wins are. 

In this episode, Coach Steve interviews Max's top 10 finisher, Dennis Horton!

Listen to hear how Dennis flies internationally, finishes his MBA, manages a company and smashes his fitness and health goals!

Follow Dennis on Instagram @growth_balance

Protein Shakes, Are They Worth It?

Protein Shakes, Are They Worth It?

September 24, 2019

Protein Shakes, are they the muscle-building holy grail, or just bro-science?

In this episode, Coach Helen interviews Coach Steve and asks him all about protein and protein shakes. 

 

 

Meet the Maxine Grand Champion - Christine Potitio

Meet the Maxine Grand Champion - Christine Potitio

September 20, 2019

Welcome to the Meet the Challenger Series!

Meet some of our most active Challengers and find out why they started the Challenge, what they struggled with and what their big wins are. 

In this episode, Coach Steve interviews the Maxine's Grand Champion, Christine Potito!

Listen to hear weightlifting tips for females, how to tame the monkey brain and the dangers of cutting carbs.

Nail your nutrition in 5 easy steps with Lan the Maxine Nutritionist

Nail your nutrition in 5 easy steps with Lan the Maxine Nutritionist

September 17, 2019

Is your nutrition confusing you?

Join Coach Steve and the Maxine Nutritionist Lan as they explain how to nail your nutrition in 5 easy steps. 

Listen to learn how you can talk yourself into fat loss, meal prep like a boss and how to simplify your nutrition tracking. 

Follow Lan on Instagram @superlan13