A modern-day Renaissance man, Abel James is a #1 bestselling author, Top 10 app developer, award-winning talk show host, and serial entrepreneur. Abel’s work has been featured in WIRED Magazine, Paleo Living, and hundreds of media outlets in business, technology, psychology, and health.

Abel is the host of the wildly popular Fat-Burning Man Show, rated as the #1 Podcast in Health in 2012-13.

Abel and his team developed Caveman Feast, the #1 App in Food and Drink across the world and #6 App overall in the Apple Store in 2013.

Abel’s Intro to Paleo and The Musical Brain are distinguished as #1 Amazon bestsellers in health and psychology.

Abel has advised Fortune 500 and federal government clients including Microsoft, State Street Global Advisors, Lockheed Martin, the Department of Education, the Department of Labor, and the Library of Congress.

Also a professional musician and singer-songwriter, Abel James has toured North America and Europe as the bandleader of multiple award-winning musical groups.

Abel completed high school and college in a total of just six years. Distinguished as Valedictorian at New Hampton School, Abel graduated as a Senior Fellow with Honors at Dartmouth College with a concentration in Psychological and Brain Sciences.

Hailing from the frosty backwoods of New Hampshire, Abel James lives with his rambunctious yellow lab, Bailey, in Austin, Texas.

Abel enjoys strong coffee and cheesecake. Preferably together.

If you’d like to book Abel for an interview or a speaking engagement, contact his staff here.

Fat-Burning Man Show

Learn exactly what to eat and how to train to get the leanest, strongest, and healthiest body of your life.



Abel James shines up his rootsy, old-school influences with a rhythmic funkiness to create a fresh sound that feels as familiar and comfy as your favorite blue jeans.



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Books, Apps, & More

Check out Abel’s books, Apps, CDs, videos, and more.