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PerfNut Podcast: Motivation, And Pasquale Scatturo & Andrew Shao Interview.

Listen in as Dr. Jose Antonio and IFBB competitor Carla Sanchez interview the hottest names in the fitness and sports industries! This week: Jose and Carla interview Pasquale Scatturo & Andrew Shao!

Scatturo & Shao Interview

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Interview with Pasquale Scatturo & Andrew Shao, Ph.D.
Adventurer & Scientist.

Topics: Dr. Kraemer's Research: Variation; Motivation; Supplement regulation; CSCS Training: lifting belts; Carla's Sex Tip: Good sex takes planning!

August 23, 2006; 58:14 minutes; 13.3 MB  audio

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About This Episode

Adventurer Pasquale Scatturo & Scientist Andrew Shao

    Pasquale Scaturro, geophysicist and adventurer, is one of the most successful and accomplished mountain and river expedition leaders in the world, and has been exploring the far reaches of the planet for over 25 years.

    He has filmed rafting and mountaineering projects for the Discovery Channel, National Geographic and ESPN, and has appeared on the Today Show, NBC Nightly News and in a cover feature of Time magazine.

Pasquale Scaturro
Pasquale Scaturro.

    Drawing upon a lifetime of experiences, Pasquale's motivational talks have inspired audiences throughout the United States and Europe, and taught people that the realm of impossibility has no limits. Visit his website, at

Scientist Andrew Shao, Ph.D.

    Andrew Shao, Ph.D. is Vice President, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, for CRN. Dr. Shao has extensive training in human nutrition science research and an in-depth knowledge of regulatory affairs and product development.

    He comes to CRN from General Nutrition Corporation (GNC) in Pittsburgh, Pa., where he was a senior scientist. Before that, Dr. Shao worked as technical services manager for Kemin Consumer Care, and earlier, as section manager for Kemin Foods (now known as Kemin Health) in Des Moines, Iowa.

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Andrew Shao.

    One of his many responsibilities in this position was ensuring all consumer-focused copy was in compliance with FDA and FTC regulations. Dr. Shao has authored several peer-reviewed papers and abstracts that were published in scientific journals including Toxicology Letters, the Journal of the American Nutraceutical Association and FASEB.

    He holds a Ph.D. in Nutritional Biochemistry and an M.S. in Human Nutrition Science from Tufts University in Boston. His B.A. in Biology is from Brandeis University in Waltham, Massachusetts.