Chris Lockwood, PhD, CSCS


Chris Lockwood, Ph.D., earned his doctorate in exercise physiology. He is the president of Lockwood LLC, an innovation, research, and consulting firm within the dietary supplement, nutrition, and fitness industries, most notably developing new intellectual property, overseeing scientific and regulatory compliance needs such as claims substantiation, clinical studies and FDA cGMPs, and providing technical expertise that effectively bridges the gaps between science, sales, marketing, and the consumer.

He has authored hundreds of consumer and trade articles, is a co-author on over 65 peer-reviewed manuscripts and presentations, has been a featured presenter and lecturer all throughout the world, including for the US ARMY Rangers and US Department of Defense, and is widely regarded as one of the foremost experts in sports nutrition and dietary supplements.

He has raised over $3 million in donations and cash for protein and dietary supplement research, is the lead inventor on five patents and pending applications, and has formulated and been a critical team member behind some of the best-selling products and brands in sports nutrition.

He previously served as Editor in Chief of Muscle & Fitness and M&F Hers magazines, senior category director of the Diet, Energy, Food, and Beverage category for GNC, senior brand manager of ABB, and his clients have included Auburn University, Cellucor, Scivation, Biotest, Eurpac Service Inc., Muscle Foods USA, Glanbia Nutritionals, actor Matthew McConaughey ("Magic Mike," "True Detectives") and singer Ciara Harris, just to name a few.