J.J. MAYO, PhD, RD, is an associate professor and the graduate coordinator of the Strength and Conditioning Studies program at Arkansas Tech University in Russellville, Arkansas. He is a registered dietitian with 20 years of experience in the health and fitness industry. Dr. Mayo has published articles in numerous scientific and trade journals and has been quoted in magazines, including Men's Health, US Weekly, and Bicycling Magazine. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.
Dr. Mayo routinely consults with competitive and recreational athletes to improve performance, particularly in endurance sports. He is a Boston Qualifier who has completed several ultramarathons and is a 9-time IRONMAN triathlon finisher.