Ryan began his training career after he received a B.S. in Exercise and Sport Science from one of the country's top exercise science schools, the University of Wisconsin La Crosse (2004). To complete his degree Ryan interned with the Strength and Conditioning department of Stanford University in the fall of 2004. Ryan then became a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (2005) and began his career in personal training. He became a Muscle Activation Techniques® Certified Specialist in 2011. In 2016 Ryan became a Master Level Practitioner of Muscle Activation Techniques®. Adding to his education in 2020 Ryan became a Muscle Activation Techniques® Rx Foot and Hand Specialist. In August 2021 Ryan became the only Muscle Activation Techniques® Rx Full Body Specialist in the Kansas City area.
Using Muscle Activation Techniques®, Ryan has helped people move and feel significantly better with histories ranging from the consequences of mild overtraining to severe orthopedic injuries that are 10 years post medical and therapeutic intervention. Ryan has successfully used MAT® to help a wide population of individuals ranging from grandmothers to professional athletes. In his career, Ryan has built custom resistance training programs that have helped a diverse population of clients ranging from a 68-year-old grandmother a few months post knee replacement to Division I football players/prospects. He has helped several people lose between 20 and 100 lbs. while exercising around a variety of unique physical limitations. Ryan’s mission with each of his clients is to help restore proper muscle function and then take them through a safe and effective exercise program that is specific to their individual needs and goals.
Muscle Activation Techniques® Rx Full Body Specialist
Muscle Activation Techniques® Master Specialist
B.S. Exercise and Sport Science
NSCA® Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist