EP 8: Shyam Kotecha: How He Went From Chubby City Worker To Photoshoot Lean In 15 Weeks

EP 8: Shyam Kotecha: How He Went From Chubby City Worker To Photoshoot Lean In 15 Weeks

Over the course of 7 years, Shyam finished three body transformations. 

With the guidance of Akash an

With the guidance of Akash, he was able to complete the 15-week transformation. In today’s episode, Shyam shared how this transformation made him feel and what will be his future plans. Akash also discussed the importance of sticking to one program and how being inactive will slow down your progress.

“Don’t chase perfection. Too many people will start this thing and try to get the nutrient timing down. They will try to take the correct supplements all the time. The key is you get started, you do what you can and be consistent with it”

– Team RNT

Subscribe to iTunes!

Love the podcast? Leave a review on iTunes!

What do you want to hear from The RNT Fitness Radio? Tell us here!


Key Highlights:

⇾ Shyam Transformation Story

⇾ The importance of nutrition, weight training, and supplements during a transformation.in

⇾ Why is it beneficial to stick to one routine?


Time Stamps

[2:53] – The Defining moment for Shyam to do the transformation

[4:28] – The biggest challenge when the transformation started?

[8:58] – the First transformation as a beginner and a vegetarian.

[20:49] – The effect of switching routines too often.

[26:19] – Nutrition Program for Shyam’s 15-Week Transformation

[34:03] – Training Program during the 15-Week Transformation

[35:52] – Supplements during the Transformation

[36:19] – How being sedentary affects a transformation

[38:13] – Struggles before the Photo Shoot Prep

[46:47] – How did Shyam feel after the transformation

[51:27] – Future Plans for Shyam

Resources & Links


Follow Akash:

Follow RNT Fitness:

Music Credit 

Music: woodpile – this time

Provided by Copyright Free Trap: https://youtu.be/uzZlhM_blpc


» https://soundcloud.com/woodpil3

» https://www.facebook.com/woodpil3music


Stay Updated 

For any questions, topic requests or if you just want to get in touch, please feel free to email us on info@rntfitness.com. To make sure you never miss an article, video or podcast, subscribe to our newsletter here. As a bonus, you’ll also receive a copy of our RNT 25 Day Extreme Fat Loss Plan! For day-to-day updates and tips, follow us on: IG @rnt_fitness @akashvaghela or FB RNT Fitness


RNT User

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.