Scheer Madness

Sal DiStefano - Debunking Weight-Loss Myths

April 19, 2023 Rachel Scheer
Scheer Madness
Sal DiStefano - Debunking Weight-Loss Myths
Show Notes

Today, on the Scheer Madness Podcast, Rachel is joined by Sal DiStefano, one of the most sought-after experts in fitness and health with his effective, grounded and easy to understand style of communication. He has been on hundreds of top podcast shows and frequently speaks at trainer and health practitioner events.

Sal talks about some of the biggest myths he has heard within the health and fitness industry, including the truth about optimal body composition %, fasting, supplements, metabolism, and more.

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  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 4:30 Sal’s Opinion of an Optimal Body Composition
  • 13:06 Bulking and Cutting to Achieve an Optimal Body Composition
  • 23:43 Some of the Biggest Myths about Boosting Metabolism
  • 39:57 Genetics and Body Composition
  • 51:31 Sal’s thoughts on Set Point Theory
  • 55:59 Sal’s Rankings of Most Important Factors for Optimal Body Composition
  • 01:06:23 How to Connect with Sal & Outro

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