Ordinary Champions Podcast

Ordinary Champions Podcast

Former Biggest Loser Contestant, Austin Andrews, discusses Weight, Body Image, Faith and Overall wellness with guests and sometimes, himself. ... Show More

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I cannot explain how powerful a conversation this was with Sandy! The American Ninja Warrior mom was the first mom to ever complete a qualifying city course also becoming the first mom to climb the 14.5-foot warped wall. Her triumph on the show is just a new cause for celebration when looking at all this woman has overcome simply looking to inspire others in their personal journeys. Take a listen and be inspired by this amazing ... Read more

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Cristina, AKA @GringafitAF, joins Austin and talks about her loss of 200 lbs and the journey to freedom in her life.

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Chelsea, AKA TheRealSlimSchumie, joins Austin and talks about Weight Loss Surgery, Serving others, and Seagulls... Yeah, the seagulls part was a surprise to us too, but it sure made way for a bunch of laughs! Enjoy today's podcast! 

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Today I speak to Jamie Bond with Place of Hope, a Family Foster Care and Child Sex Trafficking organization focused on uplifting students. Also on this chat is Greg Kino, a leader of the Westy Palm Beach local chapter of FaithRX, a Christian Crossfit organization focused on organizing and connecting Crossfit enthusiasts and faith communities. We talk about Place of Hope's mission, their use of fitness with the children and s... Read more

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Beckah, on Instagram as PhitnessPrincess, is back to talk about the Telegraph Article focused on the gargantuan fat mannequin in Nike Stores. We talk about how the article affected us while also emphasizing the best possible perspectives on this controversy! 

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Rachel is today's guest and dives into her journey to sobriety. Her college years featured her life as a blackout artist who's now retired from that life and encouraging others to think critically about the decisions they make for themselves. Follow her on Instagram @Shotstoshakes and enjoy her musings as she challenges your preconceptions!

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Sarah (AKA @SarahMcGee on insta) CRUSHES this podcast with wisdom about the journey of weight regain and health. She opens up about her own journey of regaining the weight as well as what perspective shifts have helped her to refocus on the journey, even redefining the journey itself. This is one, you don't want to miss. 

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This episode with Jenn is a special one. She opens up about her life in ways shes never shared publicly, and she does so with courage and the hope to help others. Listen as Jenn and I talk about everything from her childhood to her stroke, Her divorce, and her weight loss while also being open about the darkest times shes experienced suicidal thoughts... This is Jenn aka @Evil_Keto_Genius on Instagram. 

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This is a SOLO episode of The Ordinary Champions Podcast. Recorded Live on Facebook, I do chat a bit with some of the live commenting folks that showed up during the broadcast BUT, this is this weeks episode! 


1) Update on my Health Journey!

Plus talking about Stories:
2) Red Meat "linked" to Early Death (Fact or fiction?)
3) 10K steps a Day (BOGUS or Fact?)
4) Genetics and Blood Su... Read more

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This is Jeremy, on Instagram as @JeremyRochford and we talk for a long time... We talk about his journey to lose 200 lbs and keep it off for 15 years. We talk about several tangents including music, weight loss philosophy as well as weight regain after losing 100lbs in high school! This is a great one folks!

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MEET Ashley, on Instagram as @Ashlosinglbs! We talk about her journey to lose over 150 lbs over the last 6 years. She opens up about her dabbling in veganism for 18 months, her current carnivory and the faith in her journey as well! 

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Today, I sit down with Crystal, on Instagram as @BeastModeKitty, and we talk about her journey to lose over 60 lbs over the last 7 years. She opens up about her fight with chronic pain (fibromyalgia,) calorie counting, the will to get back up after struggling and staying focused on the big picture and not rushing the process. Enjoy! 

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Biggest Loser is coming back in 2020 and needs to adopt some new strategies to survive in a new climate of society. 

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Ordinary Champions is coming back, but first, let's explain where we have been and what is coming next! Austin dives into the crazy of his own life as well as the health complications in his family that have all contributed to a delayed second season of Ordinary Champions. All that being said, the wait is over. The return is imminent.

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Randy talks to us about his journey towards health and his goal to become a police officer. Touching moments in this conversation brought tears to Randy's face as he recounted the death of his mom, the promise he made to her, and the battle he is in for his family and health. 

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There will always be time, right? Well, wrong. We must act now because tomorrow isn't promised to us. This isn't meant to be a scare tactic, its meant to recognize, the best way for tomorrow to be better is by taking action today. Let's talk about it.

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Today's podcast dives into a discussion on the idea of all or nothing mentalities. They aren't rare, in fact, if most of us boil down our decisions we will see examples of this destructive behavior. The question is, what do we do about it? 

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Today, we talk about losing sleep and what the repercussions are on our health. Also, we also talk about the news of the Salvation Army starting a grocery store to help feed fresh food to a food desert. 

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Austin discusses several elements in the latest Childhood obesity stats and proposes a few thoughts and actions we can take. Also, also addresses a few listener questions as we continue to push the limits for how to involve OCP Listeners with the podcast! 

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Beckah is a champion who has fought through all of the ups and downs. From discovering she needed to lose weight to conceive a child to regaining weight after her pregnancy, Beckah has fought her way towards health and is a beautiful embodiment of the champions spirit. 

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