John Berardi

Background

John M Berardi, PhD, CSCS has been recognized as one of the top exercise nutrition experts in the world.

His work has been published in dozens of textbooks, peer-reviewed academic journals, and in countless popular exercise and nutrition books and magazines.

In addition, through his company, Precision Nutrition, Dr Berardi has worked with over 45,000 clients in over 97 countries. These clients span the spectrum from recreational exercisers all the way up to the athletic elite, including: The Toronto Maple Leafs, The Texas Longhorns, The Canada?s Olympic Ski Teams, Canada?s Olympic Bobsleigh and Skeleton Racers, World Champion UFC Fighters, Canada?s Olympic Speed Skaters, and more.

No stranger to elite athletics himself, Dr Berardi has competed at a high level in football, track and field, rugby, and power lifting. Further, he is a former Jr. Mr. USA champion.

In addition to this work, Dr. Berardi is active in two important, non-for profit organizations devoted to providing healthy food for those in need: The Healthy Food Bank and Spezzatino Magazine.

To take one of his free nutrition courses for men, women, or athletes, visit www.precisionnutrition.com.

John Berardi

Articles

  • 25 Physique-Friendly Recipes: Great Food & Great Taste!

    I sat down with my good friends - all noted recipe maestros - and together we came up with a ton of physique-friendly recipes that BOTH taste great and are great for you. In this article, I'm going to share with you 25 of them. Try them now!

  • Valerie Waugaman - How She's Preparing For Vegas

    With her 5th place finish at this year's Arnold Classic, 1st place finish at the Colorado Pro, and others, Val is carrying some serious momentum... Learn more from the following nutrition, supplement, and training plan as she prepares for the Olympia.

  • Fitness Mythology: Challenge The Dogma.

    Below you will find 5 myths about training the knee, back, shoulders, and abs. Those who know set the record straight... right here! Learn more!

  • The Creation Continues: A Peek Into JBs Training Log.

    In a fit of nostalgia, I clicked the link at the lower left hand portion of the T-mag home page... A quick look into the past and a good program I followed for building mass and agility. Check it out!

  • Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part II: The Debates.

    While displacement foods are probably at the root of many of our health, I also believe 'displacement debates' have also become a real problem. In this article I will present 6 displacing debates that you should know more about.

  • A Letter To Parents Concerned About Their Teenager's Protein Intake.

    I would like to present this letter to all parents and doctors about protein. I am going to try and fill in the gaps here in regard to teens and high protein diets. Become educated and ask questions.

  • Protein Comparison: How Does Your Protein Taste?

    Most people in our fast paced society will need some supplemental protein. Read on to find out more on price, nutritional content, taste, and solubility of top selling protein drinks.

  • Solving The Post Workout Puzzle: Part 2 - The Recovery Plan.

    This article gives a recovery plan for refueling the muscle after intense exercise (maximizing post exercise glycogen levels and maximizing post workout protein balance).

  • Appetite For Construction - Issue #3.

    How do you determine the quality of a protein, is whey or casein better, all about the ketogenic diet and how to determine what vitamins to take...

  • Appetite For Constuction Main Page!

    John answers readers' nutrition questions. Packed full of useful research and information!

  • The Protein Roundtable.

    After all, when is the best time to consume protein? How much? What kind? Is soy really that bad? Why is whey supposed to be so good? What's up with the new interest in casein? Find out here in the roundtable discussion...

  • Beyond Oatmeal: Creative Massive Eating Recipes. Part 2 - Protein & Fat Meals.

    So put down that days-old rubbery chicken breast and shot glass of flax oil. It's time to turn those P+C, P+F meal combinations into something more than macronutrient ratios.

  • Digging Up Our Nutritional Past: Nutrition Lessons From The Prehistoric Period

    Paleonutrition studies claim that Neanderthals looked like bodybuilders because they ate a secret diet. Find out what this is.

  • Back In Balance: Balancing Spinal And Abdominal Muscles.

    Alwyn Wong specializes in training injuries and shares his secrets on developing a balanced core right here. These muscles may not make you look better on the beach, but they will help you stay out of his office.

  • Beyond Oatmeal: Creative Massive Eating Recipes. Part 1 - Protein & Carb Meals.

    So put down that days-old rubbery chicken breast and shot glass of flax oil. It's time to turn those P+C, P+F meal combinations into something more than macronutrient ratios.

  • The Complete Idiot's Guide To Dieting.

    Many times in life we make things more complicated than they actually are; dieting is no exception. Read on and learn how easy it is to determine your daily macronutrient needs!

  • Sleep: The Missing Component - Part 2.

    If you're sick, you can't train. This article addresses cutting-edge nutrition and supplement strategies for staying healthy year-round. Read this article and stay healthy!

  • Sleep: The Missing Component - Part 1.

    If you're sick, you can't train. This article addresses cutting-edge nutrition and supplement strategies for staying healthy year-round. Read this article and stay healthy!

  • Improving The Immune Systems Of Athletes.

    If you're sick, you can't train. This article addresses cutting-edge nutrition and supplement strategies for staying healthy year-round. Read this article and stay healthy!

  • Appetite For Construction - Issue #2.

    Topics include why not to train on an empty stomach and how to eat around early morning workouts, how to diet without going too low with the carb intake, and what rate of fat loss is acceptable/ideal.