Adam M. Gonzalez, PhD, CSCS


Adam M. Gonzalez obtained his PhD in exercise physiology at the University of Central Florida, where he spent years working in a human performance laboratory researching sports science, exercise physiology, and nutritional supplementation. Gonzalez is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Health Professions at Hofstra University, and is also an NGA natural men’s physique pro. Gonzalez has published over 90 peer-reviewed research articles and abstracts on applied exercise physiology and sports nutrition.


  • Nitrate Supplements: The New Essential for Pump and Performance

    Green and red supplements are showing up on pre-workout labels like it's Christmas, but are nitrate supplements legit? Here's what the science says.

  • The New Science Of Size And Strength

    There's a way to train for muscle growth, and a way to train for strength. But they're not the same thing...right? A PhD put the old way of doing things to the test and gives you the insider's perspective!

  • How Citrulline Helps Athletes Get More Reps

    L-citrulline and citrulline malate seem to be in nearly every new pre-workout that hits the market. How has it changed the game and what are the benefits? Find out here.

  • Your Expert Guide to HMB Free Acid

    This new take on a familiar supplement has been getting a lot of attention. But is it all its fans say? Here's where the science is right now.

  • Your Expert Guide To Phosphatidic Acid

    Phosphatidic acid has emerged as a promising muscle-building supplement. Let's dive into the science to find out if this ingredient will supercharge your gains or merely burn a hole in your wallet.

  • 4 Classic Training Ideas: Fact Or Fiction?

    New research is refining how we think about training and nutrition. Get the truth behind the "anabolic window," how much protein you need to eat, and more!