Episode 196 – What Gets You Up In The Morning?

Episode 196 – What Gets You Up In The Morning?

I started this podcast asking the team, what gets you up in the morning? And understanding, at the core of it, why do we do this. The episode evolved into one of my favourite conversations of late, where we explored our own personal dopamine and serotonin balances in the day, the differences in introverts and extroverts, and what the latest strategies we’re tinkering with in our days to optimise mental health, performance, general well-being.

Waking up early does not mean more productivity.”

Ivan Gavranic

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00:00  Intro 

01:23 – The deeper connection  

04:02 – Ivan’s physical depth 

06:26 – Physical and vehicle in reverse 

09:46 – Dopamine and Serotonin combination 

12:24 – Performance of Introverts vs Extroverts 

17:34 – Akash’s Dopamine mode 

[19:21] – Energy input matching output

21:18 – Realizing the areas to work on 

23:15 – Chasing Motivation 

27:21 – What makes Ed feel in control 

35:50 – The are of being present

40:58 – Ideal blend of Dopamine and Serotonin  

43:50 – Waking up early and productivity 

45:16 – Getting used to what works best for you

48:50 – Getting rid of the structure 

51:23 – Decision Making related to emotion

55:50 – Wrap Up

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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.