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The Champions Journey
32 minutes | Jan 22, 2019
#006| Ben Wintour: How to turn knives into an outdoor Calisthenics gym and change lives
This Episode will also be released on youtube. Please Subscribe to The Champion’s Journey on youtube for video of this episode. In this episode we interview Ben Wintour who co-founded Steel Warriors with Pia Fontes, an outdoor gym with pull up bars made from the steel of knives that were surrendered to police. Ben gives a a very open and candid discussion about the process from the initial idea to the finished gym. This is an absolutely incredible story about people looking for imaginative ways to deal with the problem of knife crime. He touches upon the many companies and people that would eventually champion the creation of this gym. The things we cover are as follows: The initial phase where Ben and Pia started thinking about more imaginative ways to bring awareness to the problem of knife crime What they found out about reasons why young people carry knives with their initial research How they came up with the innovative solution of combining recycling knives with building an outdoor callisthenics gym How the created links with multiple partners to help bring the dream of a calisthenics gym to life Having Anthony Joshua endorse the charity and give money raised from his talk to help fund Steel Warriors gym The communities that were came together to use the gym Steel warriors future plans to build more outdoor gyms all across the uk Follow at the website Steel Warriors and on instagram @SteelWarriors Get in touch with Ben Wintour @bwintour Get The Champions Journey Audiobook on Audible or The Book on Amazon Kindle. @thechampionsjourney on instagram subscribe to The champion’s journey on youtube for weekly episodes Join the Mailing list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
1 minutes | Jan 21, 2019
Welcome Back- Whats in Store for 2019
Hi Guys, Just a quick thank you to all of you for tuning in and listening to the show. I have a couple more interviews to release for 2019. The theme is Transforming Negatives into Positives. These episodes are coming up for 2019. Ben Wintour is the founder and Steel Warriors and Outdoor Calisthenics gym in the heart or London. He and his Co-Founder Pia Fontes got knives that were taken by police from people and turned them into a gym. Watch out for there release of this interview on The Champions Journey youtube channel. Azam Jaafri is a serial entreprenuer who knows how to create successful brands that deliver on the exactly what the customer wants. We talk about his how he is building Graftism into one of the most successful brands and setting his brand apart in the fitness space. Finally, follow us on all social media channels as follows: Get The Champions Journey Audiobook on Audible. @thechampionsjourney on instagram subscribe to The champion’s journey on youtube for weekly episodes Join the Mailing list by emailing email@example.com
53 minutes | Sep 24, 2018
#005| Chris Elkins: WNBF Pro Natural Bodybuilder Discusses How to Bulk, Shred and Build a Symmetrical Physique
Chris Elkins is the owner of Cutting Edge Physiques and the Co Owner Of Max-Hype Training. He is also a WNBF pro Natural bodybuilder, building a lean and symmetrical 144lbs physique within 7 years. Having transformed his, and many other peoples bodies, he gave us the opportunity to discus the methods he used to build his physique and in the process build his following on instagram as a contestant and online coach. In this interview, we take a deep dive into the various stages of preparing for a Natural bodybuilding contest with Chris Elkins. The things we cover are as follows: How and accident in which he broke his finger moved him from rock climbing to weightlifting Going to a competition and getting first and last place at the same time The surreal moment when his idol, Matt Ogus, became his on stage rival in a Bodybuilding competition The mistakes he made in his first bulking phase and how he learned from them How you should cut weight for a show Training to maintain all round flow and symmetry in your physique His thoughts on building a social media following We also discuss the usual topics regarding general mental and physical health as well as his time as a US Marine. Follow Chris Elkins instagram @chris_elkins For Training Check out Cutting Edge Physiques and Max Hype Training Follow The Champions Journey on Instagram and Youtube Get The Champions Journey Audiobook free with a free trial on Audible.
49 minutes | Sep 3, 2018
#003|Adam Frater: Bodyweight Training Expert, Calisthenics Athlete and Entrepreneur
Get The Champions Journey Audiobook on Audible free. Adam Frater is one of the most well known faces in the streetworkout community worldwide. In this episode we explore the world of Street workout, calisthenics and bodyweight training with him. Adam gives us a broad look at the world of calisthenics and the takes a more detailed look into the mindset of a calisthenics competitor and what it takes to win in a competition. The things we cover are as follows: When he began training for bodyweight and calisthenics The first time he saw street workout legends such as Chris Heria working out on Maimi beach The first time he entered into a physique competition the difference between bodybuilding and calisthenics The businesses Adam built pursuing his passion of bodyweight training and teaching it worldwide How to optimise your nutrition Pursuing your dreams and living your life on your terms Adam Frater has a massive following due to the superhuman feats of strength he regularly posts on his instagram channel. Next Episode will be with Chris Elkins, Natural Bodybuilder and Owner of Cutting Edge Physiques. Get The Champions Journey Audiobook on Audible free. follow instagram @thechampionsjourney Follow Adam Frater instagram: @adam_frater youtube Kingfrater Check out Adams Shredded Academy bodyweight training program https://www.bodyalchemy.me/
36 minutes | Aug 20, 2018
#TCJ002|Forrester Osei: From American Football Player To Olympic Weightlifting Champion
Title: From American Football Player to Commonwealth Championships Gold Medalist: As well as listening to this episode, you can watch a video of the entire episode on youtube. Olympic Lifter Forrester Osei discusses his Forrester Osei is the 2016 Commonwealth Championship Gold medallist with and insatiable passion for lifting. This interview goes to the heart of his the incredible journey he has taken from a kid who knew he had strength to a man fully expressing his immense strength in the sport he loves. To share with you some of the highlights from the interview: The struggle Forrester had in overcoming his doubts about being prepared for a world championship The Commitment required to take your sport to the next level How a pep talk with his coach helped him overcome his fears and go to the world championships in spite while he still felt like a novice The heartbreaking moment when he was not selected to go to the 2016 Olympics for Ghana in spite of lifting the heaviest an being in peak condition How he turned this obstacle into an opportunity by going to the 2016 Commenwealth Games in Penang and winning a gold Medal How he transformed the negative aggression he felt in his mind into positive focus on the field or in the weight The immense power sport has in becoming a sanctuary from the pressures of life to improve your mental health Follow Forresters Osei's Journey on instagram @forresterosei Finally, follow us on all social media channels as follows: Get The Champions Journey Audiobook on Audible. @thechampionsjourney on instagram subscribe to The champion’s journey on youtube for weekly episodes Join the Mailing list by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org And @champsjourney on twitter. Look forward to hearing from you.
3 minutes | Aug 15, 2018
Welcome to the Champions Journey Podcast
Hello Champions Welcome to the episode of The Champions Journey podcast. I am just going to give you a quick overview of what you should expect and how to keep in touch. This is the podcast where we explore the inspiring fitness journeys of Athletes, Physique Competitors and Fitness Entrepreneurs. There will be a mixture of interviews and my personal opinion on the best way to pursue your fitness goals. We will also be discussing how to de-stress, deal positively with your mental health and get into the zone state, which is a state of optimal productivity where you can perform and your peak in sports and life. Interview guests for this first series of shows will be in a variety of fields related to sports and entrepreneurship. There are some really amazing highlights in the series of interviews, but just to give you a taste of what’s on the line up: We kick it off with Forrester Osei, who discusses his journey from American Football Player to Olympic Weightlifting Champion. Following up Adam Frater – World renowned Bodyweight trainer, Calisthenics expert and street workout pro discusses how to take your workout to the next level. Chris Elkins- WNBF natural pro bodybuilder and founder of Cutting Edge Physiques discusses how to bulk, shred and get a symmetrical physique ready for competition. Ben Wintour- Co Founder of Steel Warriors discusses how he turned a tonne knives into an outdoor calisthenics gym as an attempt to raise positive awareness on the problem of knife crime. And we have a special bonus interview at the end of the series to cap this one all off. All interviews will have youtube videos to as to accompany them. There are a few requests I have for the audience, Join the Mailing list by email email@example.com Subscribe to this podcast on itunes and give it a review as the episodes come through Subscribe to the youtube channel for alerts on when each video episode is released Download the podbean app if you would like to leave comments and feedback on certain episodes Finally, follow us on all social media channels as follows: Get The Champions Journey Audiobook @thechampionsjourney on instagram The champion’s journey on youtube And @champsjourney on twitter. Look forward to hearing from you.
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