Ryan D. Andrews, MS, MA, RD, CSCS



About RYan

Ryan Andrews is a registered dietitian, strength and conditioning specialist, and registered yoga teacher who completed his education in exercise and nutrition at the University of Northern Colorado, Kent State University, and Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

He’s written hundreds of articles on nutrition, exercise, and health, authored Drop The Fat Act & Live Lean, and coauthored The Essentials of Sport and Exercise Nutrition Certification Manual. Ryan is currently a coach with Precision Nutrition, offering life-changing, research-driven nutrition coaching for everyone.


My Specialties

Food demos

Lectures/articles/coaching about sustainable nutrition

Movement programs

My Book

Drop The Fat Act & Live Lean - Amazon

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  • It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness
    — Eleanor Roosevelt
  • Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter
    — Martin Luther King Jr.
  • Growing your own food is like printing your own money
    — Ron Finley
  • It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it
    — Upton Sinclair
  • Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value
    — Albert Einstein
  • If you are lucky enough to find a way of life you love, you have to find the courage to live it
    — John Irving
  • There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it
    — Oscar Wilde
  • I hope everybody could get rich and famous and will have everything they ever dreamed of, so they will know that it's not the answer
    — Jim Carrey
  • Cheap food is an illusion. There is no such thing as cheap food. The real cost of the food is paid somewhere
    — Michael Pollan
  • Calories count. I just don't believe in counting them
    — Arnold Schwarzenegger
  • One of the greatest opportunities to live our values - or betray them - lies in the food we put on our plates
    — Jonathan Safran Foer
  • Not everything that counts can be counted, and not everything that can be counted counts
    — Albert Einstein
  • The ability to ask the right question is more than half the battle to finding the answer
    — Thomas J Watson
  • If everyone of us would sweep their own doorstep, the whole world would be clean
    — Mother Teresa


  • I’ve been involved in the fitness and nutrition world since 1996.
  • I have two graduate degrees. One in nutrition. One in exercise.
  • I’m a registered dietitian.
  • I studied and trained at the University of Northern Colorado, Kent State University, and Johns Hopkins Medicine.
  • I’m a trainer (certified NSCA-CPT, NSCA-CSCS, ACSM-Certified Exercise Physiologist)
  • I’m a registered yoga teacher (certified RYT-200)
  • I’ve worked with Precision Nutrition since 2007.
  • I’ve coached over 1,600 clients.
  • I’ve given over 100 presentations.
  • I’ve written over 100 articles
  • I’ve worked in a school lunch program.
  • I volunteer with organic farms and food recovery programs.
  • I was a nationally competitive bodybuilder from 1996-2001.

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