Today I’m joined by one of my best friends, and the man who’s transformation put RNT on the map – Shyam Kotecha.
We’ve been fortunate to have been part of numerous transformations at RNT, but never have I seen one have as much of an impact or a domino effect as Shyam’s.
It’ll always be the transformation that’s closest to my heart, simply for what it did for us at RNT, and for how many people it inspired to take charge of their lives and transform.
On this episode, we go through his journey, and spend a lot of time talking training, the mindset behind real hard training, and why it’s so important to build the physique you’re after.
If you’re someone who’s come out of fat loss and wondering what’s next in store, and why the next phase is even more important, this is an episode you won’t want to miss.
It was fun talking about training in this much depth, and I hope you enjoy it as much as I did!
‘’Progressive overload is an analogy for life’’
1:04 – Shyam’s love for coffee and recommendations
3:37 – The birth of Skotvisuals
13:36 – Favourite part of a photoshoot
15:36 – How Shyam has got into training
23:01 –Training intensity
25:21 – How to bring the intensity
26:06 – The use of visualisation
31:55 – The importance of training partners
36:38 – Focussing on strength and muscle building
41:19 – Building the foundation
44:32 – Keeping accountable in the muscle building phases
47:53 – Nutrition struggles
52:44 – Body image and confidence
57:37 – Tips for anyone starting their fitness journey
58:08 – Questions for Shyam
1:11:03 – The worst nutrition advice Akash gave Shyam
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