Parker Hyde, CSCS, CISSN


Parker Hyde received his M.S. in Exercise Science from Georgia Southern University, studying human performance and body composition. Starting Fall 2015, he will be starting his doctoral work at The Ohio State University. For the past year, Parker has served as the lead graduate student in the Human Performance Lab, where he has been conducting research on sport supplementation, metabolic adaption, and body composition changes. Parker has written and published several manuscripts and abstract on sports nutrition, supplementation, human performance and body composition testing. Additionally he has published a textbook chapter on exercise testing and training for individuals with Cerebral Palsy.

Parker also holds certifications for National Strength and Conditioning Association (CSCS), as well as the International Society of Sports Nutrition (CISSN).




  • Intermittent Fasting: Supplementation

    Limiting when you eat can help you lose fat, gain muscle, and stick to your diet. These supplements will help you get the best results.

  • Ketogenic Diet: Your Complete Meal Plan

    Set yourself up for keto success with this rock-solid plan crafted by researchers and athletes who have done the work and already made the switch!

  • Hanging Knee Raise

    One of the most scalable and versatile ab exercises out there, this move is a challenging strength-builder and an ab must for any lifter!

  • Hard and Heavy Leg Workout

    Buckle up and get ready to work hard, then limp home. This is a workout that will deliver muscle and strength gains where you want them!

  • Leg Curl

    Think squats and deads are enough for your hamstrings? They're not. You need leg curls, too! Here's how and why to save room for them on leg day.

  • 10 Best Ab Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

    Get the six-pack of your dreams by incorporating these core exercises and workouts into your training week! This is the way to washboard abs.

  • Deadlift

    Pull big to build big legs! Here's why and how to load up on this powerlift on leg day, and how to program it for lower-body gains.

  • Russian Twist

    Added weight upgrades this old-school training staple to the hard-hitting heavyweight class. Your obliques won't know what hit 'em!

  • 10 Best Leg Workout Exercises for Building Muscle

    Better leg days are in your future. These are the exercises you need to have in your leg workouts for strength and mass!

  • Machine Ab Workout

    Get those bricks raging with this all-out, all-machine ab workout.

  • Ab Roll-out

    Fitness gimmicks come and go, but the ab wheel is here to stay! Why? Because it's one of the best brick-builders in the biz!

  • Leg Press

    This machine is popular for a reason: It works! Turn up the reps and give your legs a message to grow. Here's how to use them in your workout.

  • Barbell Back Squat

    The squat is called the king of lifts for a good reason! The most challenging leg movement is also one of the best. Here's how to fit it into your workout.

  • Pallof Press

    How you resist movement is just as important for building strength. Do this sneakily difficult move to build strength and resiliency in your core!

  • Hack Squat

    This bodybuilder fave is a quad-crusher of the highest order. Here's how to use it for maximum leg development in your workout!

  • Beginner Leg Workout

    Work your legs and it'll pay off for your whole body! This beginner's leg workout is perfect for anyone looking for a little less volume, while still getting the benefits of dedicated lower-body lifting.

  • Olympic Lifts: Snatch and Power Clean

    You don't have to be preparing for competition to benefit from the Olympic lifts. Here's why and how to use them for leg development.

  • Split Squat

    The best unilateral leg exercise is also one of the most difficult. It doesn't take a lot of weight for split squats to burn like crazy! Here's how and why to use them.

  • What Are the Best Ab Programs for Building Your Six-Pack?

    Ready to show off those abs? These four programs will add size and definition to your midsection.

  • Cable Crunch

    Upgrade from the floor and add weight to your crunch with this gym classic guaranteed to set your six-pack on fire!