Anthony Colpo is an independent researcher, author and physical conditioning specialist. Hailed as a "walking B.S. detector", he is well-known for his ability to systematically destroy even the most ingrained diet, training and health myths.
Having experienced first-hand the damaging effects of fad diets, Anthony is a strong critic of extreme eating approaches and advocates a non-dogmatic approach to nutrition. Rather than promote rigid, one-size-fits-all diets, Anthony believes nutritional plans should be tailored to an individual's needs, tastes, budget and lifestyle. He believes common-sense and sound science should always prevail above marketing and hyperbole.
He also maintains a keen interest in strength and conditioning research, which he uses to develop time-efficient programs for improving strength, muscle growth and cardiovascular fitness.
Anthony is the author of the books The Fat Loss Bible, The Great Cholesterol Con and Whole Grains, Empty Promises. For more information on Anthony's books, click here.
What the Experts Say:
"Anthony Colpo's The Fat Loss Bible is much more than a great weight loss book - it contains extremely valuable cutting-edge information essential for anyone interested in health and fitness, regardless of their weight status. We require all our sports nutrition interns at SportFuel to read The Fat Loss Bible. The crucial exercise nutrition information it contains is an eye-opener for many as it often totally contradicts and debunks what they've learned elsewhere. Anthony's no-nonsense, evidence-based approach is a great way to teach students that real food and intelligent fad-free eating is hands down the most effective way to fuel high performance activities!"
-Julie H. Burns, MS, RD, CCN, rated “one of the top ten experts to help revamp your diet” by Harper's BAZAAR magazine, former Director of Research at the Chicago Center for Clinical Research, founder of SportFuel, Inc and Eat Like the Pros®, whose current and past clients include the Chicago Blackhawks hockey team, Chicago White Sox baseball team, Chicago Bears football team, Chicago Bulls basketball team, Northwestern University's varsity teams, and individual pro and elite athletes.
"Anyone interested in the controversy over cholesterol should read this book. In my opinion, it's the most well-written and well-researched book on the "skeptic" side of the debate currently on the market ... Anthony Colpo has done an outstanding job compiling the research in this book and has made a valuable contribution to the cholesterol debate."
Chris Masterjohn, PhD, reviewing Anthony's first book, The Great Cholesterol Con.
“Anthony Colpo, a maverick ‘independent health researcher’ like myself, has always been after my heart with his irreverent, entertaining, and cutthroat writing style. In this book he reminds us all that no matter how ‘ingrained’ a nutritional belief may be amongst nutritionists and the general public alike, it often stands atop an enormous mountain of fragility—or in this case a pile of shi*.”
Matt Stone, independent health researcher, #1 Amazon bestselling author, and founder of 180DegreeHealth.com, reviewing Anthony's book, Whole Grains, Empty Promises.
"If you spend your time hanging out on blogs and forums looking for answers, stop and read this book. It's a no nonsense approach to fat loss by a guy who lives it. The science behind it all is explained thoroughly, but not ad nauseum as to bore the reader. Colpo explains why his recommendations are solid and then gives you a blueprint for applying his recommendations to yourself. This is what any good fat loss book should do and Fat Loss Bible delivers!"
Matt Schoeneberger MS, CES, co-author of S.P.E.E.D.
“The fitness nutrition industry is a generator mainly of massive disinformation. But Anthony Colpo is one of the few handful of INDEPENDENT thinkers in our field. His work and this book is rigorous, scientifically accurate and written with the flow of a creative writer. This guy does NOT take short-cuts. The Fat Loss Bible is well extremely well-researched and just as well written. Colpo over-thinks and over-analyzes EVERYTHING - then presents it to his readers as simple and exact instructions - and when it comes to my health and the way I look, that's exactly the type of person I want on my side.”
Amir Siddiqui, Dubai’s “Highest Paid Personal Trainer” (now in Miami, Florida) with over 2,000 clients in more than 15 years.
"Anthony, I can't thank you enough...My weight is hovering between 185-190 and my bodyfat % is close to 7%! I'm looking a lot leaner and my 6 pack is really starting to show...I like taking my shirt off now!"
Muata "Mr Low Body Fat" Kamdibe (MrLowBodyfat.com, featured on CNN), Irvine, California.
Anthony is no armchair commentator: Here's a recent video of Anthony at 50 years of age, practicing what he preaches: