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The Mind Games Podcast with Hailey and Ronnie Lott

Feb 19, 2019

Brendon Ayanbadejo (BA) is equally know for his prowess on the football field as he is for his tenacity advocating for LGBT rights. The 10 year NFL veteran & Baltimore Ravens Super Bowl champion was the firsts professional athlete to speak out for same sex marriage in 2009. 

Currently Ayanbadejo is the area developer for Orangetheory Fitness (OTF) Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, and Melbourne Australia. West Coast Fitness (WCF) the parent company current boasts a portfolio of 21 open studios, 10 locations in development, and over 20 sub franchisee locations. In 2013 BA with a self proclaimed PHD in teamwork, won a Super Bowl, graduated from George Washington Executive Business school, retired from the NFL, and signed a contract with Orangetheory Fitness. 
BA the entrepreneur has his sights set on 100 OTF locations with WCF. Professionally lighting has struck twice, Ayanbadejo is living his second dream job of a lifetime in the fitness industry with WCF & OTF.  Brendon continues to work philanthropically with the LGBT community, the youth, and spreading health / wellness with everyone he encounters. 
BA’s greatest accomplishment is his family. The husband and father of 2 also has 3 dogs.
Show Notes :
  • What it means to be Mentally Healthy to Brendon
  • Smile to make an impact on each person you meet without expecting anything in return
  • Learn to set yourself up for success and use the breath to move forward 
  • Practice connections with others to spread love 
  • Learn, model, and repeat the things you witness from the people you respect and look up to
  • Take from your own experience and what worked to translate that to how you interact with those around you
  • Vibrational Attraction to bring the right people into your life for ultimate expansion 
  • The importance of a Support system - we get farther together
  • How he won the Super Bowl by harnessing Love