Joe Bonington is the founder of Joe’s Basecamp, a highly specialised training gym on Sydney’s Northern Beaches. The master adventure fitness trainer and son of legendary British mountaineer Sir Chris Bonington has been helping people to achieve amazing goals for almost 20 years. His gift is to help ordinary people to unlock their full potential to achieve things they never thought possible.
On this episode Joe talks about his training philosophy, the right mindset and how juggling and doing handstands are a great way to enhance your performance level. He also shares his darker past and the moment he decided to fill his life with purpose and share his guidance to help others become the best possible version of themselves.
This Episode of Talking Australia is hosted by Justin Walker (Editor Australian Geographic Adventure) and produced by Ben Kanthak (www.beachshackpodcasts.com).
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Check out these six fantastic new adventures, then spend your downtime planning how you’re going to tick off each one!
Australia and New Zealand contain some of the world’s best multi-day walks. Whether you’re after an alpine experience or a wild desert escape, these five tracks offer plenty for those dreaming of their next foot-borne adventure.
Peru’s Machu Picchu is on your bucket list but you’re not keen on the crowds walking the Inca Trail to get there. The solution? Tackle the more remote – and exciting – Inca Rivers Trek. There are no crowds, you will traverse spectacular mountain terrain, and you’ll get the chance to explore one of Peru’s ancient secrets: Choquequirao.
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This full-leather hiking boot from Kathmandu combines robust manufacturing with comfort for foot-borne exploration in all conditions.
Reach a variety of bushwalks from the water along Tasmania’s spectacular east coast, on this four-day walking and sailing experience.
With just a high school level of war history and new boots, a rather underprepared Mark Watson follows in the footsteps of our Diggers. In PNG, he discovers a new challenge – and a whole lotta pain.
Not far from Sydney or Canberra, this wilderness and bushwalking mecca is home to the Budawang Range and Fitzroy Falls – it’s also one of the birthplaces of the national parks movement in NSW.