Building An Hourglass Figure with Don Saladino

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My life's passion and mission is blending modern science with ancient wisdom to empower women's health and healing.

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This week Dr. Stephanie interviews Don Saladino, strength coach, celebrity trainer, and online global fitness entrepreneur, about all things bodybuilding for women. They talk about exercise programming, adapting to your workout, and refocusing on your fitness goals based on your lifestyle. They dive into why it is important for women to not only focus workouts on their lower body, but building their upper body strength, and the ins and outs of physique building for women. You’ll learn why it is important to tailor your routine to your menstrual cycle, the importance of maintaining balance in your diet, and some of the supplements that Don recommends to his clients.

Episode Overview: 

  • 1:30 Introduction
  • 5:00 Welcoming Don Saladino
  • 6:45 Don’s Origin Story
  • 14:00 Refocusing Your Goals
  • 24:00 Strengthening the Upper Body for Females
  • 30:00 Physique Building for Women
  • 39:00 Importance of Metabolic Flexibility 
  • 45:00 Lifting For Your Cycle
  • 49:00 The Importance of Balance in Diet
  • 52:30 How to Build and Maintain Muscle in Menopause
  • 1:00:00 The Mental Resilience From Training
  • 1:05:00 The Supplements You Should Be Taking 


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