James has a M.S. in Nutrition from University of Florida and a M.S. in Exercise Science from Washington State University. He has been published in prestigious scientific journals including the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition and the Journal of Applied Physiology. He is the editor for Journal of Pure Power, an online publication which delivers science-based information to athletes and coaches. He is also the former research associate for an obesity treatment program that treated over 400 patients per year, with an average weight loss of 40 pounds in 3 months. He is currently a wellness reporting consultant, doing data analysis on wellness programs provided by a major health insurer. James is known for his no-B.S., evidence-based approach.