DiscoverThe Ultimate Health Podcast500: How to Boost Your Metabolism, Melt the Fat Away & Build Muscle | Sal Di Stefano
500: How to Boost Your Metabolism, Melt the Fat Away & Build Muscle | Sal Di Stefano

500: How to Boost Your Metabolism, Melt the Fat Away & Build Muscle | Sal Di Stefano

Update: 2022-10-182


Watch the full video interview on YouTube here:

Sal Di Stefano (IG: @mindpumpmedia) is a personal trainer and co-founder of Mind Pump Media and co-host of Mind Pump, an online radio show/podcast that is dedicated to providing truthful fitness and health information.

He is dedicated to prioritizing health over appearance, and he aims to shift the direction of the fitness industry from aesthetic- and insecurity-based to one based in self-love and self-care.

Sal’s the author of The Resistance Training Revolution: The No-Cardio Way to Burn Fat and Age-Proof Your Body―in Only 60 Minutes a Week.

If you’re looking for a simple but powerful breakdown on how to use resistance training to build muscle and burn fat - this conversation is for you.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • Why cardio is a terrible way to try and lose weight
  • Strength training boosts your metabolism
  • Testosterone is a pro-muscle & pro-youth hormone
  • Improve insulin sensitivity by gaining muscle
  • How muscle memory works
  • The truth about weight loss photos
  • All forms of exercise and activity have value
  • How to transition from running to strength training
  • Sending the appropriate signals to your muscles
  • Exercise is a skill
  • Stop training to failure
  • How to make diet & exercise sustainable forever
  • Love is an action, not a feeling
  • A simple way to develop discipline
  • How to create barriers for impulsive behaviour
  • Set your intentions before a workout
  • Should you eat after a workout?
  • The top supplements Sal recommends + what he takes in a day
  • Using caffeine as a resistance training tool
  • The best time of day to workout
  • Sal’s thoughts on intermittent fasting
  • Simple steps to start resistance training today

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Related links:

Sal Di Stefano - The Resistance Training Revolution (book)

Sal Di Stefano's website (Mind Pump Media)

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Mind Pump: Raw Fitness Truth Podcast with hosts Sal Di Stefano, Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, Doug Egge (podcast)

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