Andy Petranek: Living the Whole Life Challenge
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In this conversation we focus on Andy's journey bringing The Whole Life Challenge into existence. We discuss developing healthy habits and the power of community to support accountability. The importance of taking responsibility for our health and wellbeing is a theme that weaves throughout this episode.
I appreciate Andy's unique perspective on taking action through life, and always seeking expansion, enjoyment, and fulfillment.
We left so much untouched in this conversation, as is the case much of the time when connecting with individuals who have such amazing content to share!
Andy Petranek has been a health and fitness leader, inspirer, and coach for over 25 years. He was a United States Marine, a sponsored athlete (Red Bull) in the endurance, team, obstacle sport of adventure racing, founded one of the original 10 CrossFit Affiliates in the world, CrossFit Los Angeles, and is the co-founder of the Whole Life Challenge, a world-wide, 6-week, online and in-your-life game you play with friends and family to improve your daily fitness & well-being habits.
Andy’s been largely responsible for nurturing the growth of the WLC from it’s inception to the global phenomenon it’s become today, with over 135,000 participants world-wide. He’s been repeatedly praised for his unique ability to inspire others to access their courage, joy, and community to “do the impossible.” He’s been featured in Outside Magazine, Men’s Health, Men’s Journal, Muscle & Fitness, and Greatist.com.
Andy is also a host of a podcast, "The Andy Petranek Podcast," where he talks to exceptional people about their experience and expertise in one of the WLC’s 7 Daily Habits - nutrition, mobility, exercise, sleep, hydration, well-being, reflection.