EP 4: Dealing With ‘Post Diet’ Phase, Strength Plateaus & Muscle Building Psychology

EP 4: Dealing With ‘Post Diet’ Phase, Strength Plateaus & Muscle Building Psychology

Welcome to episode four of RNT Fitness Radio!

In this episode, we breakdown 5 of their clients’ most common muscle building and fat loss questions in a simple Q&A type format.

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Show Notes:

[0.54] How to deal with the ‘post diet’ phase – both physically & mentally

[7:58] Akash’s ever-ringing home phone…

[10:54] How to avoid and break through strength plateaus

[14:04] How to recover between sessions & reduce soreness

[16:45] Does stretching help DOMS?

[17:23] Strategies for mentally dealing with adding muscle size without losing your abs for those who’ve come from being overweight

[20:54] How to deal with the Christmas period

Extra Reading:

To read more about the topics we discussed in the show, check out the following articles:

Post-Contest Rebound: Why Does It Happen and What You Should Do Instead

Breaking the Post-Contest Binge Cycle

Goal Setting After Your Diet Is Finished: How To Make A Successful Transition For Long Term Results

Training To Failure: Yes or No

Akash Vaghela’s Reverse Diet

Ten Fastest Ways To Improve Your Chin Ups

Myth of Lean Gains

3 Ways To Stay Lean Over Christmas

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Akash Vaghela is the Director of RNT Fitness. He specialises in transforming the bodies of City executives, CEOs, actors, physique athletes and regular people who want to be in the best shape of their lives. Akash has written for T-Nation, Elite FTS, Flex UK, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, MensXP, the Square Mile, Muscle Monsters, the PTDC, Advanced Coaching Academy, and Ultimate Performance.