On this episode of #RNTFitnessRadio I am joined by long-term member, Ricky Shah, who to this day, is still the most impressive physical starting point I have seen on an application form. At the start of my book, I say: getting in shape is easy, staying in shape is a whole different ball game. Ricky knew this so decided to come to us for one reason, and for what we are best at: to learn how to stay in shape, make continuous improvements, and truly transform your behaviour, mindset, and identity to be your best self. Where this podcast gets interesting is when we tap into Ricky’s consumer psychology background, and explore themes of decision fatigue, food variety, reversions to the mean, and the most popular meal in the UK. He has recommended some books to read more on these topics, for which I have linked in the show notes below.
“In order to succeed, you need to be innovative.”
- Ricky Shah
00:00 – Ricky’s Journey (Intro)
03:30 – The reason why he met RNT
04:35 – Weight loss and rebound
06:20 – How he managed to change his thinking
09:23 – Principles he applied to his training
12:45 – Love for learning
15:00 – Integrating something in his lifestyle
20:25 – Nutrition Repertoire
22:20 – What should be done to shift behavioral patterns
27:25 – Reflection about mastering body composition
29:30 – Rules he follows day to day
31:40 – What make him stop doing what he sees form others
36:10 – Change in the coping mechanisms
38:42 – Getting back to who he was before
41:25 – Long-term body goals
44:25 – Athletic side
45:37 – Wrap up
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