Episode 182 – #AuthenticAF: Psychosomatics, Technique & Injury    

Episode 182 – #AuthenticAF: Psychosomatics, Technique & Injury    

Happy New Year to everyone, I hope you all had an amazing Christmas period and are recharged and ready for what I hope to be a much less of a rollercoaster ride compared to the unpredictable nature of 2020. We’re kicking it off with another instalment of #AuthenticAF, and this one is all about the interesting links between psychology and physiology, training technique and injuries. We started off with a quick training update, and it segued into all sorts of interesting topics, so without further ado, let’s dive in. 

Pain is so much more than a physical injury” 

Ivan Gavranic  

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[00:00] – Intro

[02:00] – Agenda: Reflection on what is achieved this year physically

[05:00] – Realizations from injury-free experiences

[07:10] – Body signs and appreciation

[07:40] – Identity on prioritizing body and fitness

[09:00] – Time management to train

[11:41] – Common Excuses

[14:20] – Head focus when doing training

[16:27] – Body movement when doing training

[20:55] – Connecting to your muscle

[24:52] – Forms will develop overtime

[28:50] – Muscle tension on your body

[31:00] – Deadlift

[35:03] – Variants of goals to chase

[40:43] – Linking Psychology to Physiology

[43:55] – Akash’s Manifestation of stress on skin

[46:44] – Injuries linked to traumatic experiences

[51:40] –Training videos

[53:20] – Realizations and Coach Discussions

[58:05] – Body Imbalances

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Akash Vaghela is the Founder of RNT Fitness, where his mission is to see a world where everyone experiences the power of a physical body transformation to act as a vehicle for the greater good in their lives. Akash has produced 200+ blogs, 100+ videos and hosts the RNT Fitness Radio podcast, which has amassed over 110,000 downloads in 90+ countries across 100+ episodes. Alongside this, he's been seen in Men's Health, BBC, T-Nation, Elite FTS and the PTDC, while also regularly speaking nationally and internationally on all things transformation.