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Adam Campbell

Meet the Experts

Adam Campbell



Adam Campbell is Precision Nutrition’s editor-in-chief. He holds a master’s degree in Exercise Physiology from the University of Kansas, and a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Missouri-Kansas City. His certifications include NSCA Certified Strength Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Precision Nutrition Level 2. He’s won two National Magazine Awards (2012, 2004).

Prior to Precision Nutrition, Campbell was Chief Content Officer of Rodale, Inc., where he led editorial content for all Rodale brands and products, including Men’s Health, Women’s Health, Prevention, Runner’s World, and Rodale Books. Before that he served as Editor-in-Chief of and Fitness Director for the Men’s Health brand.

Campbell has authored or coauthored six books—with over one million copies sold—including the New York Times bestseller Men's Health Big Book of Exercises and The Women's Health Big Book of Exercises. He’s also appeared on Today, Good Morning America, The Early Show, and The Dr. Oz Show.

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Articles by Adam Campbell

Athlete Profile: Danielle Rochon

Is there anything sweeter in life than having wonderful children? Well, maybe your blood glucose levels if you've developed gestational diabetes. On the bumpy road to wellness, Danielle's discovered that being "selfish" is, in fact, the most UNselfish thing she can do for her family.

All About Chocolate

Chocolate's mysterious allure has lasted hundreds of years, from the ancient Mayans to the modern science of antioxidants. Where does chocolate come from? What makes it so appealing? And is it truly good for us?

Athlete Profile: Steve Mesler

50 years is a long time for anyone except tortoises and rocks. It's an especially long time for a country that's used to winning. In 1959, the United States won its last title in men's bobsledding. For 50 years, they were unable to repeat that feat. Until Steve Mesler and his team came along. Time to kick history's butt, at 90 mph.

Expert Tips: Losing versus maintaining weight

If you're hoping to diet down to your ideal weight, then quit working on it, you're in for a surprise. Just like you don't brush your teeth once and then forget about it, research shows that staying at a healthy weight requires regular effort, exercise, and a long-term focus.

Start with a clean slate

Starting with a clean slate. It's a simple thought. But it might have profound implications for your physique - and your life. The key is to learn how to stop fixating on your mistakes - we all make them. And to focus on the awesome stuff that lies ahead of you.

Athlete Profile: Steve Duperre

We’ve all seen magicians defy gravity, find quarters behind our ears, pick out our chosen card, or vaporize themselves out of seemingly inescapable constraints. Looks easy, doesn’t it? That is, until you try it yourself, and realize that there’s a lot of hard work behind the "magic". The same is true of bodybuilding.

All About Drinking Water

Sure, drinking water is good for you -- water does a lot of important things for your body. But did you know that bottled water is over four times the price of gasoline? And that barely 1% of the world's water is safe to drink? You might want to take a closer look at what's coming out of the tap or bottle before you chug-a-lug.

Expert Tips: Cooking whole grains

At PN, we emphasize the importance of eating whole foods. And here's a great set of tips for how to cook 'em. Following our method you'll get better quality grains faster and with less hassle.

How to make your own chocolate.

Do you love chocolate? We do. As long as it's a high % cocoa variety. The only problem, it's often hard to find. And can be expensive. Not if you make your own. Check out this awesome plan for making your own chocolate at home - posted by Precision Nutrition community member Kaisa.

Research Review: Postworkout vitamins — help or hindrance?

Exercise provides a form of "good stress" that helps the body compensate and get stronger. But what happens when you "block" that natural stress process with antioxidant vitamins C and E? Is it good or bad? Well, this study suggests it might be both... and that if you're concerned about insulin sensitivity, maybe you should hold off on that multivitamin for a little while.

All About Estrogens

Estrogen gets blamed for everything from wimping out in the gym to crying at long distance telephone commercials. But guess what -- both guys AND girls have it! Learn more about estrogen's role in the body, and what effect it might have on your health.

Saving money on food

Gah! Food is sooo expensive now! Or is it? Although average Americans spend just 10% of their disposable income on food, we could be saving even MORE money. If you're a PN eater, you might just end up richer than you think... and healthier too. We can't promise you'll be a millionaire, but your waistline AND your wallet will thank you. Nutrition coach and certified cheapskate Ryan Andrews hits the blue light specials.

8 weeks with Cosgrove and JB – The results

Everyone wants to know: What is the best program for weight loss and performance? We tried to answer this question by comparing three programs in our Informal Experiment... and the results were surprising.

All About Kitchen Makeovers

Berardi's First Law states that "If a food is in your possession or located in your residence, either you, someone you love, or someone you marginally tolerate will eventually eat it." In order to get the body you want, you have to surround yourself with good stuff... and purge the stuff that's holding you back. Get the garbage bags and compost bin ready!

Bean me up, Scotty

What if we told you there was a dirt-cheap source of protein, fibre, and vitamins that was as close as your pantry? Dig out that forgotten can of chickpeas and make room for legumes!

Good nutrition starts in school

Kids these days, with their rock music and Frosted Flakes! Mr. Andrews learns 'em good.

Why you’re not lean yet

PN Member Canada K just went the distance, dropping his body fat to an ultra-low 6%. How did he do it? And what can you learn from his experience? Click here to find out.

Research Review: Leucine vs whey for building muscle

When it comes to muscle building, leucine is the rock star of amino acids. It has its own VIP entrance to the cells, and the DJs mTOR and Rheb start the protein synthesis party when it arrives. But is leucine on its own better than whey?

All About Vitamin D

Vitamin D, aka the "sunshine vitamin", is crucially important for the body. And yet most of us are probably deficient. Grab the convertible or get on your bike and head to the beach!

All About Eating On the Go

Feel like you "don't have time" to eat well? What you probably don't have are good strategies. Whether you're hitting the road for vacation or business, busy at work, or just feel like you "don't have time" to eat well, try our handy tips.

Secret to nutrition success?

Have you ever wondered why you aren't succeeding despite "knowing" what to do? Maybe you've read every nutrition textbook in the library and aren't lean yet. The problem might not be how much you know... it might be what's around you.

All About Glutamine

Should you supplement glutamine? Well, double check: are you lying in a hospital bed? Are you sitting at your Polish grandmother's dinner table? In those cases, the answer may be yes. If not, you may want to save your money.

Expert Tip: Act your nutritional age

You probably know your chronological age. You may even know your RealAge. Or your age in dog years. But do you know your nutritional age? If you don't, you might be trying to pogo stick jump before you can crawl.

All About Cancer and Nutrition

Cancer is a major cause of premature death. Yet cancer is treatable. Cancer is preventable. Good nutrition and avoidance of overweight are two of the most important strategies for keeping this killer from striking.