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Burn fat, build lean, sexy muscles, lose inches, and feel healthier, more energetic, and youthful than you ever have in your life...with a revolutionary new approach to resistance training. 

Tired of spending hours on the treadmill? Dealing with the joint paint of high impact exercise? And seeing very few results in terms of fat-burning and weight loss? If so, it’s time to join the revolution. Brought to you by Sal Di Stefano, the founder of the mega popular Mind Pump podcast, The Resistance Training Revolution reveals how resistance training is the best form of exercise to burn fat, boost metabolism, and achieve health benefits you cannot obtain from other forms of exercise. 

Di Stefano breaks down fitness misconceptions, shares his decades of industry knowledge, and brings you a comprehensive, accessible guidebook that will give you the body you’ve always wanted - in as little as 60 minutes a week. This book features: 

  • Over 60 fat-burning, metabolism-boosting workouts you can do at home to sculpt your body and maximize your health and longevity
  • Raw fitness truths that will show you what works and what doesn’t. You’ll be shocked at how easy it is to build lean muscle and lose fat once you understand these truths, and once you train your body the right way
  • The newly discovered health benefits of resistance training in terms of heart health, bone strength, joint protection, and especially antiaging
  • The exact formula for nutrition that makes losing fat, while sculpting your body a breeze and for the long term.
  • Dozens of self-assessments to track your progress, and much more

The Resistance Training Revolution also reveals how to optimize your workout time following Mind Pump’s Muscular Adaptation Programming System (MAPS) - a system that ensures that you keep making progress without the frustrating plateaus. Isn’t it time you joined the revolution?  

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

 

©2021 Sal Di Stefano (P)2021 Hachette Audio

Critic Reviews

“Sal Di Stefano is brilliant and my go-to source for all things fitness.  He bridges a crucial divide, presenting cutting edge fat loss techniques while keeping in sight the science of living and aging well.  We live in challenging times, and Sal expresses a true understanding of the hurdles real people must go through in order to see results today.  Anyone who reads this book and follows Sal’s advice will see improvements right away, both in mindset and in the mirror.” (Max Lugavere, author of Genius Foods and The Genius Life)

“Sal is one of my favorite fitness authorities. In The Resistance Training Revolution, he explains why lifting weights or using resistance is the best form of exercise for health, fat loss and longevity for people of all walks of life. I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in improving their health who also doesn’t have hours a week to dedicate to fitness.” (Dr. Jolene Brighten, author of Beyond the Pill)

“This book is a clear and practical guide to training your body and your mind with simple, proven steps based in science. Sal Di Stefano’s raw fitness truths about motivation, resistance training and intuitive eating can help anyone, at any age, at any level.” (Jason Fung, MD, physician, New York Times best-selling author)

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Listen to MindPump, seriously.

Sal covers the topic in his normal professional manner, ensuring all who listen are able to comprehend and absorb his decades of research in the fitness field.

Just like his podcast (MindPump) with Adam Schafer, Justin Andrews, and Doug Egge. The information is backed by clinical studies and peer reviewed papers confirmed in the field before brought ahead to the public.

If you're unsure about where to start your fitness or health journey. Start here. But if still not sure, listen to their podcast as it's free.

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This is the ultimate guide for anyone who is new to or wants to learn about health, fitness and the power of resistance training

This is by far the best book out there for anyone new to exercise and nutrition, it’s a MUST READ FOR EVERYONE!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 24-06-2021

Good information

This book to help me realize the importance of resistance training. However, it is probably better suited to buy the actual book since it has a lot of information that you will need to refer back to which is hard to do with an audible.

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  • Jules N
  • 01-05-2021

Challenging and Good Training Advice

A book for this current era of sedentary lifestyle and processed foods in modern day developed culture. Sal wrote on what he constantly puts forward in their mind pump podcast discussions and packaged it into a guide that we can use to constantly reevaluate our lifestyle. As well as a challenge to move away from cardio-based to a resistance training approach for meaningful results.

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  • Hannah
  • 29-04-2021

Perfect Resource for Beginners

I began strength training at my local gym about a month ago after finding the Mind Pump podcast. I have already started to notice an improvement in my overall health, but I needed more direction for the long term. I was very excited to hear that Sal was releasing a book, and was not disappointed! The audio is only a few hours long, but packed full of tons of great information. I appreciate that he does not "fluff" the book with tons of unnecessary info. The book gives very practical information which I believe can be easily adapted to any person, regardless of fitness level or expertise. Definitely a great all-around guide to fitness and long term health!

A little bit of background about me, for those interested: I am a 28 year old female, who was athletic for most of my life and never had problems with weight. After graduating college and starting a career, life got busy and I found myself gaining a few pounds a year despite my level of activity being more than average (I'm on my feet at work all day, and like to mountain bike, hike, etc. in my spare time).

I discovered I was overweight for the first time last year at a doctor's appointment, and went on my first calorie restricted diet in my life (but was not exercising much due to COVID). After a few months I lost about 15 lbs and plateaued... HARD. I decided to accept the weight I was at and go back to maintenance calories but within several months I had gained every pound back.

After that experience, I knew something was wrong, and I was looking for a different approach to weight loss that doesn't destroy the metabolism. I think I have found the right way, in strength training and in this book.

Although my journey is still in progress, I am very happy with the results thus far and can't wait to apply Sal's book to my workout routine. I will try to update my review later with results. I am just so grateful that there is a resource like this out there! Thank you!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 21-07-2021

From Mind Pump to The Resistance Training Revolution

I have been an avid listener of the Mindpump podcast and when I heard about Sal’s book - I knew I had to give it a read.

It wasn’t available in book stores in SA, so I downloaded the Audible version.

Great listen and, as always, super insightful. I am still going to try to get my hands on a hard copy.

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  • Cody Tustin
  • 07-07-2021

Sal absolutely knocks it out of the park!

This has been information that needed to be shared for a long time! debunking old myths created by marketing campaigns, a proper and safe way to approach fitness. Also, touches on mental health and things that can progress your overall wellness not just in the gym! I can't speak highly enough of this book in the information in it, great job Sal!!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 05-07-2021

Amazing Book!

An amazing book on how to live your best life by an amazing personal trainer/fitness icon!

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  • T & R
  • 21-06-2021

Excellent read with an avalanche of great info

This is an excellent read with an avalanche of great info especially when it comes to exercising and creating good habits.

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  • avichai kalij
  • 09-06-2021

the book i wish i had when i was younger

This book is a must read for anyone interested in health. I know i am going to refer all of my close friends from now to this book.

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  • caroluna
  • 22-05-2021

Sal's the best!

For his first book, I think he did a great job. Nothing sugar coated and right to the point. Thank you Sal for your hard work and to Mindpump for all of your hard work and dedication. You all have my support 100%

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  • 16-05-2021

Sal is awesome as always.

This book contains great information for achieving a healthy lifestyle. Sal hits all aspects of why resistance training is the key to health and vitality. if you like the book, be sure to check out the Mind Pump podcast.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 27-04-2021

Such wise words

Great book, so informative listened to whole thing in one day! on a long drive and dog walk, will be recommending to friends

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 09-07-2021

Awesome!

Great listen, insightful, informative, easy listen!! Listened while working around the house/garden, having just started yet another period of training and considered eating, this book has opened my eyes! Love the podcast and this book just brings it all together! Thank you.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 26-05-2021

Sal's the boss

Truth easy to digest, applicable by anyone!
Sal communicated it perfectly! Thank you Sal!

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  • sean sturrock
  • 25-05-2021

Great scientifically backed fitness information

I hope this inspires many who have never stepped foot into a gym before to realise the real benefits of a healthy lifestyle

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  • Ian Davies
  • 12-05-2021

Good book for people new to mindpump

Enjoyed listening to this even tho it seems like all points covered in it has been discussed at length in the podcast for free. I'd still recommended tho to have all those points in one place for reference

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  • Mr B
  • 12-05-2021

Not just for beginners

Sal is fantastic on mind pump and fantastic on here........ If you don't listen to mind pump...... You don't even know

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  • TopProducts
  • 11-05-2021

Great listen (trigger warning big you love cardio)

I have been listening to mind pump for years and this is a great book that compresses all that information. It does bash cardio a bit but it comes from a good place and understanding. keep up the great work guys. My wife is going to listen to this next

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  • ayo kalejaiye
  • 03-05-2021

One stop book for all your fitness info

Great book which is easy to follow and debunks all the fitness misinformation.
Practical advice for everyone.
Highly recommend

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