I help busy people achieve improve their health, fitness and confidence without gimmicks, restrictive diets or hours in the gym.  I will partner with you to develop your own CUSTOMIZED health and wellness plan!

About Ryan Parnham

I’m Ryan Parnham, a husband, father, nurse practitioner, Primal health coach and personal trainer. I help busy people improve their health, fitness, energy and confidence.  I will work alongside you as you transform your body and your life so you have more energy and stamina to keep up with your family, work and whatever life throws at you. I use no gimmicks, just tried and true methods that lead to lasting changes.  I do not believe in drastic measures, as these are temporary, but rather help you gradually build better habits that add up to huge improvements over the long-run. If you are tired, overwhelmed and not sure where to start, then reach out to me and lets get going!

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Body transformation and improved metabolic health: focus on strength training and protein

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Like most busy Americans, you might be a bit dissatisfied with your current state of health and body composition.  Maybe you are a few (or more than a few) pounds…

Building Resilience In Uncertain Times.  A Lesson in Becoming Bulletproof  

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There’s no doubt COVID-19 has changed our world.  We’ve all been affected in some way, shape or form.  It’s been a time a great uncertainty for all of us and…

Metabolic Flexibility, Intermittent Fasting and the New England Journal of Medicine 

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So, there’s is A LOT to unpack in this post but I’m going to tackle, yet again, the benefits of intermittent fasting, explain “metabolic flexibility” and share some highlights from…

My response to the “controversial” Peloton ad and “health shaming”

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By now, most of you have seen and heard about the so-called “controversial’ Peloton commercial that released on November 21st.  A brief summary (since most of you have likely seen…


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