Bill Willis is a personal trainer, bodybuilding competitor, and PhD student in physiology. His research looks into mechanisms that control protein synthesis in muscle tissue. The current focus is on the heart, especially during cardiac stress. He and his colleagues hope to one day be able shut down the pathological changes that lead to cardiac dysfunction and heart failure. He is also interested in translational (i.e protein synthesis) control mechanisms in skeletal muscle. He also competes in amateur bodybuilding contests, having placed first in the Mike Francios classic.
John Meadows CSCS, CISSN, is the creator and owner of www.mountaindogdiet.com. He is a top 5 finisher in the Mr. USA and Mr. North America bodybuilding championships, and when not training is usually chasing around his twin infants, designing brutal training programs, fixing people's cholesterol levels, or writing articles for T NATION.