Paul Salter, MS, RD


Paul Salter, MS, RD, CSCS is's nutrition editor. Also known as The Nutrition Tactician, he has worked with elite youth, collegiate, professional, and Olympic athletes. Salter received his BS in dietetics from the University of Maryland and his MS in exercise and nutrition science from the University of Tampa.

Salter is a firm believer that nutrition plays an integral role in maximizing health, body composition, and performance. Standing a mere 5-foot-3 entering his junior year of high school, Paul tried every "get big" training program and method he could think of to keep up with his bigger, stronger peers. He found that nutrition had a major impact on his performance and has since been heavily involved in both bodybuilding and powerlifting.

Before joining, Salter was a sports dietitian for IMG Academy, a boarding school for youth elite athletes and home to multiple professional and Olympic training programs. He has had the opportunity to work with Olympic gold medalists and professional athletes across all major sports.

Today, his passion is providing individuals with the tools and knowledge necessary to reach their respective goals, and to do so in a way that is easy to understand and simple to implement. Salter also works as a nutrition consultant for Renaissance Periodization.

Be sure to follow him on social media for nutrition education, tips, and more to become your best self!

Competitive Background

  • First place, Men's Bodybuilding Lightweight Novice Division and Overall Novice Champion, NGA Annapolis Cup
  • Third place, Men's Bodybuilding Lightweight Open Division, NPC East Coast Classic
  • Second place, Men's 83-kg class Sunshine State Games Powerlifting Meet (1134 lbs. total)