Ryan Taylor, CSCS


Ryan Taylor is the owner of Training by Taylor, a Chicago-based business that emphasizes foundational techniques to maximize long-term strength, power, and performance, serving clients both in person and online.



  • How (and Why) to Nail a One-Arm Push-Up in Six Weeks

    Ready for a strength goal that pays off in more ways than one? Drop what you're doing and commit to this plan and get serious abs and arms along the way!

  • 6 Reasons to Train with a Safety Squat Bar

    If you've never worked with specialty barbells, you're in for a whole new world of pain and gain. Here are the reasons you need a safety squat bar in your routine, starting now.

  • Express Sets for Quick Workouts and Fast Gains

    The only problem with traditional heavy lifting? It takes a long time. This unique protocol allows you to get the most out of your strength work while getting in and out of the gym in less time, using less equipment!

  • The Right Way To Blend Kettlebell And Barbell Training

    Your gym has barbells. It probably has kettlebells, too. Learn to use the two together in the same program, and they'll make each other better, and make you stronger, leaner, and more athletic at the same time.