Ryan Harden grew up in Danville, Illinois with his 4 siblings all raised under the strength of his single mother. His love for fitness started when he began picking up shifts at the local nutrition store his senior year of high school, while also working at his local gym under the mentorship of its owner, a successful championship bodybuilder. Ryan balanced his commitment to fitness throughout his adolescence, along with other extra curriculars (theater, football, and show choir).
He attended the University of Kentucky where he studied dietetics while working at an in patient hospital for the mentally ill before fully launching his fitness career.
Ryan is currently based in Nyc, where he lives and works one-on-one with his dedicated clients, teaches high intensity interval training (HIIT) courses and fitness models for Wilhelmina modeling agency.
Ryan's mission is to empower people through mind, body and spirit - helping to enlighten those to live the extraordinary.
*Wilhelmina fitness model
*Top trophy placings in physique shows
*NASM certified personal trainer
*HIIT class instructor
*Studied dietetics at University the of Kentucky
*Worked with top brands such as Under armour
*Public speaking, workshops, and motivation/goal setting
Ryan has also been featured within numerous print and media outlets, including Muscle and Fitness magazine and Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen on TV