Joe Klemczewski


Dr. Klemczewski received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physical Therapy from the Indiana University School of Medicine.

While working as an orthopedic outpatient physical therapist, he continued his education by earning a Masters and Doctorate in health and nutrition related fields. Along the way, he also studied for and passed the renowned Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist examination with the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA).

He finished a second doctoral dissertation investigating all contributing causes of childhood obesity and a corrective approach on his way to a PhD in Health Education.

Athletics led Klemczewski to weight training by the age of thirteen and he competed in his first bodybuilding contest at the age of twenty.

By the age of twenty-seven he won his pro card with the World Natural Bodybuilding Federation (WNBF) and has competed in pro bodybuilding?s largest venues including top-five finishes at the Mr. International and Mr. Universe contests.

Shortly after finishing his first doctorate and winning his pro card, Dr. Joe created a wellness corporation and opened a fitness facility. He next founded Genetitec, Inc., a supplement company specializing in proprietary protein formulations.

Continuing his specialty in product development, Klemczewski started A3R Labs, Inc. and is introducing new products like The Diet Doc Protein Blend ? a functional time-released powder and Conrol-4, a blood-sugar modulating supplement perfect for dieting.

Joe specializes in intensive nutritional consulting and contest preparation. He has helped clients win over 120 pro cards and more than 25 pro titles in the last decade alone (

His staff is the most educated and experienced in the industry and has created unique support programs for training and posing as well as his original "Perfect Peaking" program.

He began franchising his Diet Doc business model in 2007 and there are now several Diet Doc Weight-Loss Centers across the country (

This program has helped thousands of general population clients since its inception and carries an active client load in the hundreds. Monthly travels around the nation to give motivational and instructional workshops keep Dr. Klemczewski anchored in the health culture.

Joe is currently working to restart his weekly weight-loss radio show, Dr. Joe; America?s Permanent Weight Loss Expert and will bring The Diet Doc Magazine to market this year.

He has been a contributing science editor for Chelo Publishing, a health and fitness magazine publisher in New York, for the last ten years. His articles regularly appear in Natural Bodybuilding & Fitness and Best Body and Dr. Klemczewski has been a contributing writer for eDiets among several other health websites. His newest book, co-authored with Dr. Scott Uloth, MD, was released nationally in 2009 (

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    I've about as immersed in the bodybuilding culture as one can be. Find out how I turned numerous amateurs into pros using my methods...

  • Gigantic & Dry - Oxymoron No More.

    Water balance in your body is incredibly complex. There are several processes that affect cellular fluid dynamics. We have to start with the big picture first.

  • Carbohydrate Tricks Bring You Contest Day Perfection!

    During peak week I use certain carb strategies to make sure an athlete is ready. Here's a look at the carb strategies I use to make sure everyone is ready to go on contest day. Learn more.

  • The Peaking Axis, Part II: Effects Of Sodium And Potassium

    In part II of this series I'll discuss sodium and potassium because ultimately they decide whether you go into a contest shredded or soft.

  • Peak Week: It Has To Be Perfect!

    First of all, let's begin with how you should plan to enter peak week. If you still have to be concerned with losing the last couple pounds in the week before the show, you won't be able to peak properly. Learn how to perfect those last few days!

  • Master Your Metabolism!

    I've certainly left my own trail of complicated and sophisticated articles on very specific components of dieting and peaking, but here I want to go back to the beginning and show how your body can truly burn body fat most effectively.

  • Keep Your Muscle While Dieting!

    Everyone I talk to has a different concept of how to get from offseason to stage. Find out how to keep your hard earned muscle while dieting for a contest!

  • Dieting To Win: Your Individual Approach!

    Summer is slowly fading into Fall, swimsuits are spending more time in the dresser drawer, and another bodybuilding season is winding down. Learn how to make your program precise down to the very last detail.

  • Get Biceps As Big As Your Head!

    I hate to disappoint anyone, but you can't change the shape of a muscle by varying hand positions etc. You can under develop certain muscles and on large multi-muscle groups you can under develop certain parts of a muscle...

  • Using Water To Be Dry On Contest Day!

    Drifting in and out of sleep for most of the night, your routine ran through your mind at times, your pulse raced, you wondered if it would work. Would your skin be dry? Would deep crevices and vascularity be visible like so many days...

  • How To Burn More Fat By Rotating Your Carb Intake!

    If you want to lose body fat with good speed, it's not rocket science to assume you need a high enough calorie deficit, but that creates a problem. Here are some ways to keep your carbs and fat loss firing on all cylinders. Learn more.

  • The Peaking Axis, Part III: Body Type Variables During The Final Week!

    There are many different body types requiring different ways of peaking. Here's a look at what I do for my clients the last week.

  • The Greatest Pre-Contest Diet Weapon!

    Time is an often-overlooked factor in our training. So what can we do about it? Ah, once again we touch on this ever painful subject. Find out some very useful information right here that not many bodybuilders seem to employ.

  • The Peaking Axis, Part I: Effects Of Carbs & Water

    Bodybuilders have two goals regarding peaking - Huge & Tight. We'll focus on water and carbs because they are critical when it comes to peaking.

  • The Anatomy Of Victory!

    The contest season is winding down and with the true warrior spirit of a bodybuilder, you're already planning for next year... Here are some tips to prepare for the next season! Learn more...

  • A Bull's-Eye Peak!

    Everyone I talk to has a different concept of how to get from offseason to stage. Find out how to keep your hard earned muscle while dieting for a contest!