Episode 209 – Vikram Raya: Turning Decades Into Days, Blood Work, Cardiovascular Risk

Episode 209 – Vikram Raya: Turning Decades Into Days, Blood Work, Cardiovascular Risk

“How does he do it?” That is what Vikram wanted his loved ones around him to think at the start of his journey in Sept 2020. As a serial entrepreneur and cardiologist, his purpose in life is strong. But he was worried that one aspect was running behind and pulling him back from his potential: his health.

With heart attacks and conditions rife in his family, Vikram did not want to let his health get in the way. For decades he had been trying to work on it, but a mix of priorities, and most of all, a lack of a proper structure, strategy and system meant he had spent most of his time spinning his wheels.

He was fed up, so started his journey with the goal of getting into the shape of his life, being a superhero for his two sons, having an abundance of energy, and continuing to impact millions through his work. Now Vikram has reached the first checkpoint towards his dream, he is shifting gears to investing in crystallising his habits so he can use the physical as the vehicle to 10x everything else in his life.

Tune into this podcast to hear about his journey, but also to deep dive into cardiovascular risk factors, what to pay attention to, what bloodwork to get, and how to best manage your health as you age.

There is a lot of gold in this one, and I can’t wait to share it with you.

“Who you surround yourself with is who you become.”

Vikram Raya

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[00:00] – Intro

[01:40] – What Vikram should be looking like

[05:48] – The ultimate trigger of his journey

[07:55] – The “Why?”

[09:12] – Surrendering to the system

[11:12] – What is the missing piece in Doctors

[15:50] – The biggest common resistance in taking the shift

[18:06] – Nucalm Strategy

[21:33] – Markers to cardiac issues in the future

[26:25] – Bits of Advice to change behaviours

[28:45] – Starting the Journey

[31:34] – Nutritional Hacks to Parents

[33:30] – “Physical as the Vehicle“ to Vikram

[36:00] – Journaling

[38:17] – Final words

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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.