Ellington Darden has a goal: to help people live leaner and stronger longer. For the last 30 years he has worked with thousands of men and women who wanted to feel better physically, look more attractive, and improve overall health through a disciplined approach to nutrition and exercise.
He holds bachelor's and master's degrees in physical education from Baylor University and a doctorate in exercise science from Florida State University (1972) as well as two years of postdoctoral study in food and nutrition.
Darden was director of research for Nautilus Sports/Medical Industries for 17 years. There he helped develop and popularize the Nautilus exercise machines. Darden is the founder and chairman of Living Longer Stronger, a corporation devoted to science and education.
He was honored by the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports in 1989 as one of the top 10 health leaders in the United States. He has written 45 books including A Flat Stomach ASAP, The Nautilus Book, 32 Days to a 32-Inch Waist, Living Longer Stronger, Body Defining, and Hot Hips and Fabulous Thighs.