The Challenge Podcast
Challenge Weekly Show #2: Week 1, Mindset and Being a Beginner Again

Challenge Weekly Show #2: Week 1, Mindset and Being a Beginner Again

January 26, 2021

Challenge Weekly Show #2: Week 1, Mindset and Being a Beginner Again

Welcome to the Weekly Challenge Show with Coach Steven Eskaf and Coach Nicoletta Ceppellini!

Join our Coaches as they chat about:

  • Asking questions
  • Body image
  • Being a beginner again
  • Small picture vs big picture thinking

Plus all their tips for week 1 of the Challenge.

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For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

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Changing Your Body Through Resistance Training with Maxine’s Grand Champion Maria Cuscheiri

Changing Your Body Through Resistance Training with Maxine’s Grand Champion Maria Cuscheiri

January 25, 2021

Changing Your Body Through Resistance Training with Maxine's Grand Champion Maria Cuscheiri

"Don't overthink things, just take each day-by-day"

Meet Maria Cuscheiri, Maxine's Grand Champion in the September Challenge. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Maria's story about why she started the Challenge
  • How Maria's body changed when she introduced resistance training
  • The journey from cardio to lifting weights
  • Common resistance and apprehension to resistance training
  • Why resistance training is hard
  • The challenges with learning new exercises
  • Why sweating isn't a good indicator for a good workout
  • Why weights training is closer to meditation than exercise
  • The power of mentors
  • The importance of carbs for training
  • What mindset you need to win the Challenge

"Train like a soldier, you have to push yourself"

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Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

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For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

Challenge Weekly Show #1: Prep week, Calories & Carbs

Challenge Weekly Show #1: Prep week, Calories & Carbs

January 19, 2021

Challenge Weekly Show #1: Prep week, Calories & Carbs

Introducing the Weekly Challenge Show with Coach Steven Eskaf and Coach Nicoletta Ceppellini!

This week is all about prep week. Coach Steve and Nic take you through what you should be doing in prep week and offer their tips to get the most out of the Challenge. 

They also tackle answer some common questions from the community over calories, macros and our good friend, carbs. 

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Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

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On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

From Ironman to Powerlifting and Everything in Between with New Maxine Coach Nic

From Ironman to Powerlifting and Everything in Between with New Maxine Coach Nic

January 19, 2021

From Ironman to Powerlifting and Everything in Between with New Maxine Coach Nic

Introducing the New Maxine Challenge Coach Nicoletta Ceppellini!

Watch to learn how Nic got into the fitness industry, what she learned from completing an Ironman

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Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

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On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

Finding Inspiration and Being a Role Model with Ashley Chettleburgh

Finding Inspiration and Being a Role Model with Ashley Chettleburgh

December 21, 2020

Finding Inspiration and Being a Role Model with Ashley Chettleburgh

"Have a goal and commit to it!"

 

Meet Ashley Chettleburgh, Max's 2nd place finalist in the May Challenge. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Finding inspiration in other people
  • How to balance family life and the Challenge
  • How to be physically active at work 
  • Using exercise to improve your work productivity 
  • Being a role model to your kids

Connect 

Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

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On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

Train Your Mind While You Train Your Body with Colleen Sommerville

Train Your Mind While You Train Your Body with Colleen Sommerville

November 30, 2020

Train Your Mind While You Train Your Body with Colleen Sommerville

"Say it over and over again and your brain just starts believing it"

 

Meet Colleen Sommerville, Maxine's 3rd place finalist in the May Challenge. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The journey of multiple Challenges
  • How to think of the Challenge as a long term goal
  • Embracing the fitness lifestyle
  • The power of prepping your time just like you would prep your food
  • How to multitask while doing cardio
  • Finding what you love and making it part of you
  • How to use self-talk and affirmations to transform your life

Connect 

Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

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On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

Wearing Different Hats with Talea McGuffie

Wearing Different Hats with Talea McGuffie

November 23, 2020

Wearing Different Hats with Talea McGuffie

"Do it, you have nothing to lose"

Meet Talea McGuffie, one of Maxine's top 10 finalists in the May Challenge. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • Having all the experience and knowledge doesn't guarantee results
  • How to seek out accountability
  • How to challenge your own beliefs and being a beginner again
  • How to identify big, small and imaginary barriers

Connect 

Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

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On Facebook

On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

Challenging What You’ve Always Done with Max’s Grand Champion Glenn Hall

Challenging What You’ve Always Done with Max’s Grand Champion Glenn Hall

November 16, 2020

Challenging What You've Always Done with Glenn Hall

"Don't overdo it, just stick to the program"

 

Meet Glenn Hall, Max's Grand Champion in the May Challenge. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • How poor habits creep in as we age
  • How to challenge what you've always done
  • The power of changing your training program
  • Shifting focus from external load to internal load
  • Delaying satisfaction by focusing on form to progress
  • How your body adapts to food volume
  • Considering the Challenge as an educational course

Connect 

Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

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On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

“Fall Down Seven, Stand up Eight” with Tash Newell

“Fall Down Seven, Stand up Eight” with Tash Newell

November 9, 2020

"Fall Down Seven, Stand up Eight" with Tash Newell

Meet Tash Newell, one of Maxine's top 10 finalists in the May Challenge. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The power of compounding Challenges
  • Making time for self-practice
  • How the mindset is one of the biggest challenges
  • The limitations of restrictive diets
  • The importance of your "why"

Connect 

Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

On Apple Podcasts

On Facebook

On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

Breaking the Cycle of Going Through the Motions with Steven May

Breaking the Cycle of Going Through the Motions with Steven May

November 2, 2020

Breaking the Cycle of Going Through the Motions with Steven May

"Get in and get it done!"

 

Meet Steven May, one of Max's top 10 finalists in the May Challenge. 

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The importance of staying focused to achieve a result
  • Breaking the cycle of "going through the motions"
  • How to manage your training volume
  • The limitations of basing your training off Pro Bodybuilders
  • What is "junk volume" and are you doing it?
  • How to overcome spinal pain and complete the Challenge
  • Are you in "movement jail"?
  • How to be a movement rockstar 

Connect 

Find The Max and Maxine Challenge

On Apple Podcasts

On Facebook

On Instagram @maxchallenge and @maxineschallenge

 

For more information about the Challenge visit:

www.maxchallenge.com.au

www.maxineschallenge.com.au 

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