About the Author
Doug Miller graduated valedictorian from Penn State’s Honors Program with a B.S. in biochemistry and molecular biology (and economics). He is one of the most successful natural bodybuilders in the United States. One year after graduating from college he entered his first bodybuilding contest and won the overall novice division. Fourteen months later, in his second contest, he won the overall open division and qualified for professional status. In 2009 he won the Yorton Cup international championship. He and his wife, Stephanie, a professional figure competitor, compete in the International Fitness & Physique Association. They own and operate several businesses in the health and fitness industry, including Core Nutritionals—a line of high quality sports nutrition supplements—a personal training business, and a supplement store in Arlington, VA (Arlington Nutrition Corner). Glenn Ellmers has been publishing research papers, policy analyses, and commentary for more than 20 years. His writings have appeared in numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal and Los Angeles Times. He has served as principal speechwriter for two cabinet secretaries and the chairman of a federal regulatory agency. He has competed in powerlifting, judged and expedited bodybuilding contests, and is a certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the Poliquin International Certification Program. Kevin Fontaine, PhD, is Associate Professor of Medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Associate Professor, Department of Health, Behavior and Society, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. His research has been funded by both the federal government and private foundations, including the National Institutes of Health, the Arthritis Foundation, and the American College of Rheumatology. He is also the author of over 90 scientific papers and book chapters. He has appeared on national radio shows and is a frequent contributor to the print media for his expertise on health behavior, fibromyalgia, and obesity.