Sal Di Stefano is a co-host of top health and fitness podcast Mind Pump Radio. He's a certified personal trainer and gym owner with more than 20 years of experience helping thousands of clients to lose weight and get in shape.

What you'll learn from this episode:

  • How much protein you really need to grow and maintain lean mass, and the importance of protein consumption timing.

 

  • Why traditional split routines might not be an efficient use of your time in the gym, and what Sal claims is a much better alternative.

  • How steady state cardio like running on a treadmill can actually cause your body to lose muscle and put on more fat.

  • Fasting as it pertains to weight training.

  • Separating muscle building myths from reality.

This podcast is sponsored by my friends at Four Sigmatic (check out my interview with founder Tero Isokauppila in episode 12), who make a wide range of coffees, elixirs, and teas using mushrooms like chaga, reishi, lion's mane, and more. Go to foursigmatic.com/max to save 15 percent off of everything!

Resources from this episode:

 

Sal's Blog

Sal at Facebook

Sal at Instagram

Mind Pump Radio

Mind Pump TV

Free Mind Pump Resources

Recipe: How To Make Bulletproof Coffee, Bulletproof Blog

Cardio Sucks for Fat Loss by Sal Di Stefano

7 Signs and Symptoms You Have Leaky Gut Syndrome by Dr. Axe

A Complete Guide On Prohormones, Consumer Health Digest

IIFYM - Counting Your Macros Is F*CKING Up Your Health! | Nutrition Facts + Advice (Jason Phillips)

Mind Pump Radio Episode 620: Chris Kresser on the Chronic Disease Equation, the Potato Hack for Fat Loss

Resistance Training Exercises: Benefits, Definition & Examples

Mind Pump Radio Episode 497: Reverse Dieting to Speed Up Metabolism (Kimera Quah)

The Myth of Optimal Protein Intake by Sal Di Stefano, Mind Pump

Mind Pump Radio Episode 336: The Benefits Of Fasting

What Are Branched-Chain Amino Acids? by Dr. Mercola

MAPS Split

15 Fitness Tips From 1800s Bodybuilder Eugen Sandow That Are Still Good Today by Jake Rossen, Mental Floss

Why Can't I Gain More Muscle? by  Jeremiah Bair, Mind Pump

Genius Foods: Become Smarter, Happier, and More Productive While Protecting Your Brain for Life by Max Lugavere and Paul Grewal M.D.

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