Arthur De Vany
Arthur De Vany is an American economist, author, and fitness expert, known for his work in evolutionary fitness and nutrition. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles. He was a professor of economics at the University of California, Riverside, and later at the University of California, Irvine. He retired from academia to focus on his work in the fitness industry.
De Vany is best known for his work in evolutionary fitness, which is based on the concept that human physiology and physiology are adapted to a hunter-gatherer lifestyle. Unfortunately, modern lifestyles and diets are contributing to obesity and chronic disease. He has developed the "Evolutionary Fitness" program, which emphasizes high-intensity interval training, resistance training, and a diet high in protein and low in carbohydrates.
De Vany has written several books on evolutionary fitness. Some of his notable books include:
- "The New Evolution Diet: What Our Paleolithic Ancestors Can Teach Us about Weight Loss, Fitness, and Aging" (2011) - This book presents De Vany's theories on evolutionary fitness and nutrition and provides a plan for achieving optimal health and wellness based on the principles of the paleo diet.
- "Hollywood Physique: The Evolution of Fitness" (2015) - This book is an updated version of "The New Evolution Diet" and includes new research, information on De Vany's workout and diet program, as well as testimonials from his clients.
- "The Metabolic Finisher: The Ultimate Training Tool" (2016) - In this book, De Vany shares his approach to high-intensity interval training and how to use it to burn fat, build muscle, and improve overall fitness.
- "The Best Way to Lose Weight" (2021) - This book provides an evidence-based approach to weight loss and a practical plan for achieving optimal health and fitness.
In addition to these books, Arthur De Vany has published several articles and papers in academic journals on evolutionary fitness and nutrition. He is also a popular speaker and has been featured in several media outlets, including The New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Men's Health, and others.