Transformed from the boardrooms to the weight rooms, Ramy Selah's story is a testament to defying expectations. But just when he thought he had found his purpose, life threw him a curveball. Brace yourself for an unexpected twist that shook Ramy's world and redefined his journey. Discover how this extraordinary man navigated the uncharted territories of fatherhood, emotional battles, and personal growth. Tune in to find out how Ramy went from chasing physical strength to embodying the true essence of being a man of character.
In this episode, you will be able to:
Grasp the fundamentals of resilience and the unmatched strength it brings against life's challenges.
Immerse yourself in the journey of fostering a character that is both strong and principled.
Acquire an insider's look into the fitness industry, opening the conversation on certifications and profession advancement.
Get a step-by-step guide on how to balance family life and a demanding career without compromises.
Develop better understanding of the significance of a growth mindset and the setting of achievable goals.
My special guest is Ramy Selah
Our guest today, Ramy Selah, is a testament to the transformative power of starting a new life chapter. Starting out in the corporate sphere, Ramy experienced a swift career progression, reaching managerial level with a Fortune 500 company at a young age. Yet, it was in the realm of fitness that he found his true calling. His achievements, from earning a Level 3 CrossFit coach certification to a West Side Barbell qualification, demonstrate his commitment to health and wellness. The entry of fatherhood, however, ushered in an enlightening stage in his journey. This rich personal experience shaped his outlook on resilience, personal growth, and character development.
The key moments in this episode are: 00:00:00 - Overcoming Fear of Failure 00:01:01 - Introduction to the Podcast 00:01:27 - Star Wars and Superpowers 00:03:39 - Guilty Pleasure Snack 00:04:59 - Morning Person or Night Owl 00:15:35 - The Early Days of CrossFit in Egypt 00:16:19 - The Journey to Becoming a Level 3 CrossFit Coach 00:18:56 - Pursuing Strength with West Side Barbell Certification 00:22:06 - The Impact of Fatherhood on Ramy Selah's Career 00:22:49 - The Life-Changing Experience of Fatherhood 00:32:02 - Taking Responsibility for Personal Growth 00:34:05 - Mindset Over Exercise and Nutrition 00:34:45 - Prioritizing Sleep for Overall Performance 00:35:58 - Defining Character and Its Importance 00:41:27 - Confronting Addictions and Trash in Life 00:47:18 - Building Resilience and Mindset 00:49:23 - Embracing Challenges and Trying New Things 00:50:43 - Steps to Personal Growth 00:53:36 - The Importance of Small Steps 00:54:44 - Fatherhood and Helping Men