20 Sep 2021

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Ep. 175 - #AuthenticAF P3 | Netflix, Mcdonald’s & Food Addiction

On another episode of #AuthenticAF we discuss the real competition we’re facing in our industry, the strategic food addiction created by big companies, childhood associations formed with food, the power of your inner circle, commonalities of fad diets, and why your environment is so critical for your long term success in everything you do. This one’s a fascinating insight into how when we think competition in the fitness world, we’re up against industries whose sole focus is to have you addicted to the opposite behaviour we espouse.

“The diet itself is the easy part to follow, you’ve now got to create the lifestyle for the future, and that’s the hard bit.”

- Akash Vaghela

Timestamps:

00:00 – Intro

02:00 – The real competition: Netflix and fast food

09:03 – Food and social conditioning

11:50 – Socialising and surrounding yourself with like-minded people

17:58 – Staying in shape vs quick fixes

18:59 – Fad diets

24:40 – The connotations of the word ‘diet’

26:42 – Diet ‘tribes’

31:42 – Myths around salt

39:05 – The team’s experience of fad diets

45:57 – Intermittent fasting

53:39 – Replacement foods

57:12 – GOMAD diet

59:53 – Squats and pullovers 

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