Quality through science.

When it comes to supplements, it’s not about trends or gimmicks. It’s about safely supporting our customers’ goals and true well-being.

Everything we make is built on three pillars – effective formulation, quality sourcing, and ongoing testing. We have an accredited scientific advisory board of health and fitness professionals, nutritionists and dietitians who oversee our clinical trials, providing invaluable input for our cutting-edge formulas and ingredient sourcing.

Scaling standards of fitness. Together.

We are committed to producing best-in-class innovations that make a difference. Testing, retesting, and innovating in partnership with experts is the standard at The Beachbody Company.

Sports | Medicine | Nutrition | Weight Management | Food and Product Safety

Academic Institutions & Laboratories

University of Exeter is a world-leading university ranked first in Sport Science in the United Kingdom for 2018 and 2019.

Partnering with the university’s sports science team, we have studied the effects of Beachbody Performance products on hydration, performance and recovery.

INQUIS Clinical Research is an ISO 9001 certified clinical research organization providing the highest quality clinical nutrition research services to the food industry.

Tapping the expertise of the INQUIS team, we tested the acute effect of Shakeology on appetite and energy intake as well as the glycemic index of both Shakeology and our BEACHBAR snack bar.

Oxford Brookes Centre for Nutrition and Health Is a segment of Oxford Brookes University, providing research and consultancy services to the food industry for more than 25 years.

Our teams united to test the glycemic index values for Daily Sunshine, a healthy smoothie designed specifically for kids.

KGK Science is a leading North American contract research organization based in London, Ontario that primarily provides high-quality clinical research trials with a focus on the nutraceutical and emerging health care products.

We partnered with KGK Science to complete a large clinical study confirming the weight loss benefits of Shakeology that was published in the Journal of Nutrition.

Quality & Certification

IEH Laboratories and Consulting Group is a world-leading laboratory with a longstanding reputation for helping produce safe and wholesome products.

They provide us with routine analytical support on microbiological, chemical and toxicological testing of The Beachbody Company’s products as well as data interpretation.

NSF International’s Certified for Sport® program verifies that what is on the label matches what is in the product. The Certified for Sport® certification is an independent third-party certification program that helps athletes, dietitians, coaches and consumers make safer decisions when choosing supplements.

We work with NSF to certify every batch of LADDER products to ensure they are tested for over 270 banned substances and provide peace of mind to our pro-athlete customers.

Informed-Sport is a global quality-assurance program for sports nutrition products, suppliers to the sports nutrition industry, and supplement manufacturing facilities.

Their program certifies that every batch of Beachbody Performance products has been tested for banned substances by LGC’s world-class sports anti-doping laboratory.

Research & Development Team

Dana Brown
Group Vice President, Product Development
Emily Fritz, PHD, MBA
Vice President, Scientific Affairs
Paul Falcone, MS
Senior Scientist, Scientific Affairs
May Lam, MS
Senior Principal Scientist, Product Development
Krista Maguire, RD, CSSD
Manager, Food, Nutrition, & Results
Natalie Welch, RD
Manager, Nutrition

Scientific Advisory Board

Francis Stephens, PHD
Professor at Exeter University
Heather J. Leidy, PHD
Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin
Abbie Smith-Ryan, PHD
Associate Professor at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill


Darin Olien
Nutritional Scientist
Isabelle Daikeler
Senior Health, Nutrition, & Fitness Consultant