Christopher Mohr

Background

Christopher R. Mohr, PhD, RD, LDN recently finished his PhD while majoring in Exercise Physiology, at the University of Pittsburgh. He is a Registered and Licensed Dietitian and holds a bachelors degree in Nutrition, from Penn State University, and a master's degree in Nutrition Science from the University of Massachusetts, where he was a sports nutritionist within the Athletic Department.

For more information about Chris' services, visit www.MohrResults.com.

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Articles

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 5-17-04!

    In this week's edition of Supplement Savvy, I'm going to discuss the effectiveness of HMB supplementation.

  • Optimizing Your Physique And Health Through Diet - Part 2!

    Last week I introduced you to what I believe to be a basic, optimal nutrition program that can be used for lean body mass gains and/or fat loss. Now that you have some basic guidelines, let's get to the exact program to get you started!

  • Optimizing Your Physique And Health Through Diet - Part 1!

    Are you ready to take the first step towards a year round beach body? If so it would be wise to continue reading and learn how to change your physique and perform at your potential!

  • Meal Frequency And Weight Loss!

    Don't rub your eyes, do not pinch your cheek; yes you're awake, this is not a dream. While everything you may know up until this point has led you to believe you must eat less to lose weight, I'm here to question that theory-to an extent.

  • The Pro's And Con's Of Dietary Supplementation: Part 2!

    Last week I explored some of the factors that should be considered before taking any dietary supplement. This week I'll outline a few more ideas to provide you with the necessary information so you are not blindly searching for your favorite supplements.

  • The Pro's And Con's Of Dietary Supplementation: Part 1!

    Let's take a look into some of the pro's and con's of supplementation and hopefully the next time you see an ad for one of these products, you will be well equipped to sort through the hype and carefully scrutinize the science behind what is being...

  • Supplement Savvy - 4-12-04!

    This week I'll compare different loading and maintenance protocols on creatine uptake...

  • Supplement Savvy - 4-26-04!

    This week I'll delve into whether or not deer antler velvet extract is all it's cracked up to be...

  • Supplement Savvy - 5-03-04!

    This week I'll discuss the benefits of Cordyceps sinensis supplementation and the synergistic effects of creatine with ALA...

  • Supplement Savvy - 4-19-04!

    This week I'll compare different types of protein and the benefits of meal replacement shakes...

  • Supplement Savvy - 3-23-04!

    In this week's column, learn about the effects creatine has on caffeine, if aerobic exercise burns more calories than resistance training and much more...

  • Supplement Savvy - 5-10-04!

    In this week's edition of Supplement Savvy, I'm going to discuss two products included in many fat loss supplements: CLA and green tea extract.

  • Life Without Ephedra!

    Filling the shoes of this thermogenic powerhouse will be difficult, but several ingredients are ready to step up to the plate. Let's take a look to see if any are ready for the fat incinerating task at hand.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 8-09-04!

    In this article I cover studies about different supplements and their effects on exercise performance, and compare the nutrient oxidative effects of resistance and aerobic exercise.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 8-23-04!

    In this article I cover studies about whether or not NO2 products actually work, how caffeine affects metabolic rate, and if you need ZMA supplementation or not.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 08-30-04!

    This article covers a study about low and high glycemic levels and how they impact a cyclist on a 64 km event. This article also talks about creatine as a healthy supplement, especially for vegetarians.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 09-06-04!

    Let's take a look at the first study of its kind in humans to measure the activity of one of the many products of myostatin available.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 09-13-04!

    Individuals and companies are now in search of an effective replacement for ephedrine and synephrine has recently stepped up as the next in line for a sound replacement.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 09-20-04!

    If an individual is going to be ingesting something, it's important to learn about it first. In this column I provide six guidelines and recommendations on how to evaluate any dietary supplements on the market.

  • Single VS. Multiple Sets.

    All programs will work for some time, the reason for this is that our bodies quickly adapt to what we give them. This is the main reasoning for variation in your workout...

  • The Pro's And Con's Of Dietary Supplementation!

    Let's take a look into some of the pro's and con's of supplementation and hopefully the next time you see an ad for one of these products, you will be well equipped to sort through the hype and carefully scrutinize the science behind what is being sold.

  • Top 8 Supplements For Athletes.

    Here are the top 8 supplements that may be considered (everyone else does the top 10, so I thought 8 would be for a change of pace)...

  • Effects Of Creatine Ingestion On Muscle Thickness.

    This particular study measured the effects of creatine ingestion on muscle thickness in males and females.

  • Safe Fat Loss Supplements For Athletes: Part Two!

    Last week I covered several dietary supplements purported to enhance fat loss. This week, I'll touch on just a few more popular products that are available.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 10-10-04!

    One particular herbal supplement that is common among individuals is ginseng. Learn all about ginseng here!

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 11-08-04

    When deciding on what supplements you believe belong in your arsenal, MRP's should not be forgotten. Learn why...

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 11-15-04!

    These conferences are often in cities where nerdy scientists can finally take off their safety goggles, put down their pocket protectors, and see the light of day as a true tourist would.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 11-29-04!

    This week I'm reporting on my findings on carbs and amino acids...

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 12-01-04!

    This is a review on studies done researching the effects of essential amino acids, power development and energy expenditure...

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 12-06-04!

    This is a review on studies done researching the effects of creatine, amino acids and more...

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 12-08-04!

    I attended a recent conference that offered presentations on everything from training methodology, macronutrient intake, and dietary supplements. Let's take a look at some of the presentations that may be useful to bodybuilding.com readers...

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 12-12-04!

    Staying up to date on the latest recommendations in sports nutrition is no easy task. But it is easier thanks to a special one-day symposium now held annually in October to kick off the American Dietetic Association conference.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 12-19-04!

    Staying up to date on the latest recommendations in sports nutrition is no easy task. But it is easier thanks to a special one-day symposium now held annually in October to kick off the American Dietetic Association conference.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 1-07-05!

    Green tea extract has recently seen a surge in popularity; it is hard not to find it on the ingredient list of fat loss supplements.

  • Prescription For Cardio Haters.

    My fitness goal was to add more cardio to my regimen. I typically did some cardiovascular work a few days a week, but I dreaded that 30-40 minutes on the machines. Learn how to get your cardio done...

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 2-2-05!

    Now that ephedra is merely a figment of our fat incinerating imagination, it's time to find a new adjunct to a healthy diet and intense workout routine. This time around we'll discuss Chitosan and Caffeine.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 2-21-05!

    This week I'm going to cover a few recent studies about popular supplements - antioxidants and HMB - and their effects on muscle damage.

  • Bodybuilding With Diabetes.

    Weight training can be therapeutic and is recommended for the prevention and treatment of many diseases and illnesses. For example, it is recommended that people with diabetes exercise regularly. This is true for both type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

  • Need To Lose Or Gain Weight? Find Out How To Here.

    This is a shortened plan with a one day sample each of a fat loss and muscle gain meal plan, including bonus recipes. Read on to spice up your weekly meal plans!

  • Recovery Nutrition!

    The goal of recovery nutrition is to prepare the body for the next workout. While the body is at rest, it is the athlete's job to refuel it. By refueling the body, athletes may reduce muscle soreness and cramping, common complaints for many athletes.

  • Chokeberry Juice: A Study Reviewed!

    This week I'm going to cover a few products that are a bit more obscure. Folks may encounter them, so I believe it is worth covering them.

  • HIT Vs. Periodization!

    Ask 10 people what they believe to be the optimal training regimen and you'll likely get 10 answers (maybe 11, if one person is indecisive). The true question: is there an optimal training regimen?

  • Summer Slim Down!

    Dietary supplements are, and always will be, immensely popular. Fat-loss supplements are particularly popular as America is currently facing an obesity epidemic. And, I might add, bodybuilders are facing a 4-pack epidemic...

  • Creatine And Fuel Use!

    I've recently received a number of questions about some types of creatine and would like to take this opportunity to try and answer those questions. Find out more about creatine from the studies in this article.

  • Tyrosine & Effects On Performance.

    Bodybuilding.com readers are quite an inquisitive group, which is great. This week was no exception with a great question coming in about Tyrosine. To learn more about this amino acid please read on.

  • Top 10 Nutrients For Your Body!

    You cannot consistantly rip your body up in the gym and expect amazing gains without following some simple guidlines. These guidelines include diet, supplementation, whole foods, and of course sleep. Read on to learn more.

  • Sodium Bicarbonate: Will It Reduce Muscle Soreness?

    Here we are going to make an effort to answer the question about whether or not Sodium Bicarbonate will improve a workout and what the consequences may be if you ingest to much. Read below to learn more about this interesting supplement.

  • American College Of Sports Medicine Review, Part 2.

    Each year at ACSM's Annual Meeting, researchers, scientists, dietitians, physicians, etc. gather to discuss the latest research. In this article I will present information about creatine phosphokinase (CPK), soccer, and caffeine.

  • American College Of Sports Medicine Review, Part I.

    Each year at ACSM's Annual Meeting, researchers, scientists, dietitians, physicians, etc. gather to discuss the latest research. In this article I will present information about energy drinks, and carbohydrate and antioxidant supplementation.

  • Supplement Savvy - 6/22/05.

    Last week I reviewed a number of studies presented at this year's ACSM Meeting. This week I'm focusing on a series of studies that was presented in the 'Protein Metabolism' session. Read on to see how carbohydrates effect protein synthesis.

  • Supplement Savvy - 7/12/05.

    This review is from good 'ol New Orleans, home of the 2nd Annual International Society of Sports Nutrition Conference. Get the latest research information right here about Conjugated linoleic acid (CLA) and the new designer coffee 'JavaFit.'

  • Supplement Savvy - 7/20/05.

    Today I will continue sharing information with you from the 'International Society of Sports Nutrition Conferenc'. Get more details right here about protein, beta-alanine, and creatine.

  • Supplement Savvy - 9/01/05.

    After taking a little break and finishing my PhD I am back and ready for more. Today I am going to talk about the effects of static stretching and psyching-up.

  • Supplement Savvy - 9/23/05.

    Whatever happened to HMB? This study is going to put some positive light back on the subject of HMB with the introduction of KIC to the equation. Will this be the magic bullet in keeping muscle damage to a minimum? Read on to find out!

  • Why I Got Involved In The Nutrition Field.

    I have been asked by many how I got involved in the field of nutrition. This article tells my story as motivation for others.

  • Packing On The Mass - Part II.

    Do you think you're a hard gainer? Then it is time to get a taste of some of the secrets to muscular explosion. Learn much more right here!

  • Studies About Weight Gain And Weight Loss!

    I thought these would be useful reviews to whet your appetite for what's to come with regard to weight loss and weight gain studies. Check it out!

  • Training For Mass - What You Need To Pack On Muscle.

    While many are focused on losing weight; there are surely a handful of folks who have resolved to gain weight. Our goal here is simple... to put on mass muscle. Sample training program included.

  • Supplement Savvy - 1/23/06.

    This is a study specifically about the effects of different post workout drinks and how they effect training. Regardless of the type of training, the goal is to adapt and improve. Learn more about this right here.

  • Supplement Savvy - 2/23/06.

    For this issue of Supplement Savvy, I'm going to share with you a new study about CLA and its effects during resistance training. Learn more about it right here.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 4-07-06!

    Get the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Today some of those questions have to do with using HIIT and weightlifting and paying more attention to nutrition and gaining mass.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 4-11-06!

    Get the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Today those questions have to do with losing body fat and updating a supplement stack. See what the doctor has to say.

  • Insulin & Supplements: What You Need To Know!

    I've talked a bit about insulin in the past. I'm going to review my previous article previously published on Bodybuilding.com before delving into some new info.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 3-29-06!

    Here are answers to some of the most common and sometimes not so common questions. Today I answer questions about lifting programs and stalled weight loss.

  • Should Personal Trainers Be Dispensing Nutrition Advice?

    Who is the most educated when it comes to providing nutritional advice? Personal Trainers, Sport Nutritionists? Get answers to that and more right here!

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 5-10-06!

    Get the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Today we have some answers for football players wishing to control weight and keep hard earned muscle. See what they learned.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 11-23-04!

    This week I'm again reporting on findings at a recent conference.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 1-07-05!

    Conjugated linoleic acid is a supplement that has been proposed to increase metabolic rate, increase fat utilization, and thus, with these combined, result in weight loss.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 6-03-06!

    Get the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Today we have some answers for getting abs to show, clearing casein protein, and supplement overkill. Learn more right here!

  • Raising The Bar!

    We are all familiar with going out the door and not eating to only find ourselves hitting the local fast food chains or vending machines. Look at the details of this article to get some handy tips and facts when trying to pick a good snack bar.

  • Trans Fats: Filling The Empty Seat On The Bus.

    Dietary fat is a vital nutrient that is essential for health. Like other macronutrients, dietary fat is an important energy source for the body. Find out in this article what fat you want to avoid as much as possible, however!

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 6-14-06!

    Get the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Today we have some answers about MRP's and dinner, calorie intake, building strength and more. Check it out and get the facts here.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 8-16-04!

    In this article I cover studies about the antioxidant effects of vitamin E and determine whether or not creatine blended with mg2+ is more effective than regular creatine.

  • Supplement Savvy - 4-05-04!

    This week I'll discuss the importance of pre-workout nutrition, a recent, but crucial development in muscle development and recovery...

  • A Review Of Pre-Workout Nutrition Protocols And Ribose!

    While we already know how important post-workout nutrition is we have not stepped into the realm of pre-workout nutrition in addition to whether or not Ribose helps increase power. Read on to see if a pre-workout shake works better than you thought.

  • The Ten Commandments Of Training!

    Even if your weight training goals are just to remain healthy and maintain your current physique, there are certain rules you should follow. Therefore, I thought I would compile a list of what I'll call the Ten Commandments of Training.

  • Supplement Savvy - 3-22-04!

    In this week's column, Chris Mohr, discusses how to evaluate dietary supplements. He will regularly be evaluating research for this site and allowing you to make informed decisions on dietary supplements.

  • An Interview With Trainer Eric Cressey!

    Learn who Eric Cressey is right here as I ask questions about his background, how he got involved in strength and conditioning, value of education, challenges, and much more. Read on...

  • Supplement Savvy - Research Main Page!

    Chris Mohr's weekly review of the latest supplement studies! Find out what works and what doesn't so you can get the best possible results.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 6-21-04!

    In this article I cover studies about different supplements and their effects on exercise performance, and compare the differences of single versus triple set resistance training programs.

  • Weight Loss Plan.

    A week long menu to get you started on your way to get shredded.

  • Training Children: Building Blocks For A Great Resistance Program!

    Physical inactivity & poor nutrition habits are ruining our lives. This is the first generation of children who will not outlive their parents. Get some valuable insight and tips about youth and training! Bonus: activity pyramid included.

  • From College To Real Life - Jim Makes An Amazing Transformation!

    Jim, a south Florida resident, went from college life to an office job with real life weight gain. He was not happy and decided to make a transformation. Read the interview and see how his program worked!

  • LL Cool J's Platinum Workout: An Inside Look At His Training, Nutrition & New Book.

    LL Cool J has earned everything he has with hard work and dedication - training philosophy, nutrition tips and more below! Learn more as I have a roundtable with LL Cool J and his trainer 'Scooter' Honig.

  • Supplement Savvy - 6/24/05.

    Once again it's time to summarize some more studies from the ACSM Conference. The abstracts I will speak of today include Creatine Supplementation, Cortitrol Supplementation, and L-Aspartate.

  • An Interview With Natural Bodybuilder, Ron 'Alcatraz' Coleman!

    This week I sat down with one of the most well respected natural bodybuilders of our time, Ron 'Alcatraz' Coleman. The man talks the talk and walks the walk. Learn more about him and what he is doing now in this great interview!

  • Shed Fat Now With These 7 Steps!

    Beaches and pools open up and American's clothes start disappearing like a magic act. It's time to shed a bit of winter's insulation (body fat) before you hit the waves. Follow these 7 tips to get on your way to a new you.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 3-22-06!

    The questions and answers posted here are about getting into better shape, which includes nutrition changes, and getting the abs to show a six pack. Read on to see how the Doc responds.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 6-14-04!

    In this article I cover studies about the effects of caffeine and the importance of post-exercise nutrition.

  • An Interview With Dietitian & Sports Nutritionist, Christopher Mohr - All About Nutrition!

    Nick Grantham, a well-respected strength coach from the UK contacted me for some pressing nutrition questions. Get answers about recovery, nutrient timing, dieting, and more right here!

  • An Interview With Strength Coach Mike Robertson.

    This week I have a great interview with strength coach, Mike Robertson. Mike has some very solid information to share... This great interview will fill you in on his background both professionally and personally!

  • Six-Pack Supplements!

    I've recently had a surge of questions about how to lose weight, the best diet to follow, and what fat loss supplements folks should consider. I've covered some in the past, but I thought I'd touch on a few others that are not covered very often.

  • Ab Periodization Program.

    While it may seem like an impossible goal, with a little hard work and dedication, you too can have that washboard look...

  • Think 'Negative' To Grow!

    When hitting the iron, many consider only the movement or exercises, with no regard to the speed, eccentric portion, or time under tension. This week I'm going to discuss eccentric muscle actions and the importance to an overall lifting regimen.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 1-17-05!

    This week we will take a look at osteoarthritis and joint health and how glucosamine, chondrotin and msm can help!

  • A Day At The 2006 Arnold Classic!

    Here is a quick recap of the 2006 Arnold and what some of the booths had to offer. In addition a Q&A has been added for those with bicep questions. Check it out.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 11-19-04!

    This week I'm going to bring to you some of the work I heard recently at a conference I attended.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 9-18-06!

    Have questions about the quality of your child's nutrition quality? This is an article you can give to your son and coach for detailed information on fueling young athletes. Get information on snacks, carbs, and more right here.

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 9-04-06!

    Get the answers to some of the most commonly asked questions. Today we have some answers about taking tribex as a teenager, possible overtraining, and about showing the abs. Learn more here!

  • Supplement Savvy: More Questions, MOHR Answers - 6-07-04!

    In this article I cover two recent studies that are very applicable to your performance in the gym.