Ryan Demonstrates The Perfect Pushup

Training a Future UFC Champion

tim boetsch 300x187 Training a Future UFC ChampionI hope everyone tuned into Spike TV to see my client Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch manhandle Kendall “Da Sypder” Grove!  This was a big win for The Barbarian with his Middleweight Debut. The fans were impressed with Tim’s new figure at 185lbs (including  UFC President Dana White).  We worked incredibly hard implementing different nutrition and supplementation to get The Barbarian to a powerhouse at middleweight.  We used a ton of ProSource supplements to get the Barbarian to look the way he did.  We always want to thank all of our fans for the support and will promise to keep working hard to make a real run at the title.  Many of my new ProSource followers were asking how I got acquainted with UFC fighter Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch.  How do a bodybuilder and UFC fighter train together and be beneficial for one another with their methodologies and styles with training/dieting?  This blog entry is going to be dedicated to the dynamic synergy which makes Tim and I a nasty and unique force.

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Ryan’s Nutrition and Dieting 101

I think one of the most challenging things to do is understand nutrition and dieting.  There is so much information relative to nutrition floating around out there and it always seems to frustrate every one of us.  I would be a liar if I said I know everything there is to know about this topic. Nutrition is something I am always fascinated to learn more about and is what keeps me intuitively eager as a professional to learn more and more.  I am mystified each time I compete because I learn something new every show I prep for.  Every client I work with that is interested in nutrition consulting also makes me learn something new each time as well.  As I said before, every one of us is so different and figuring out the best plan that suites each of us is the challenge of it all.  I do think that there is a perfect diet and lifestyle for everyone of us out there that we can look our best and also enjoy life too.

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Success and the Art of “Going Backwards”

The key to success in whatever fitness or nutrition plan you are pursuing is being totally true to yourself.  Whenever I start my training I make a list of things that I know I am not good at and make sure I address each one in my 12 week prep the best of my abilities.  For instance, I got all my partying out of me and I made a commitment that I will not miss church these next couple months.  I threw away all my chocolate Easter candy that sometimes beats me down.  All of the outside stressors and negativity need to be put to a halt and dealt with after competition and total satisfactory with my body is accomplished.  You should never plan on doing something that you already know you are going to fail at.  Confidence dictates success when pursuing a diet or exercise regime.

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Factors and Variable to Consider in Your Fitness Training

As I further my education within exercise physiology and nutrition, I can never give enough respect to the true complexity of the human body.   As I know, training can be very frustrating from time to time.  As frustrating as it may be, it is surely fascinating as well.   There is no such thing as a “one size fits all” science or art relative to training as I have been continually preaching.   I often get the question “Which is better for losing weight? Cardio? Strength? Pilates? Yoga? Dieting?  My answer is always the same: All of it.  You need everything, one is no better than the other.

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