Ryan Manthe - services

By: Ryan Manthe  11-11-2011
Keywords: fitness, Exercise, Yoga

Ryan & His Services

Ryan enjoys academic degrees in physical fitness and wellness to go with his over 14 years of experience and passion. He is proud to share his wealth of fitness knowledge and innovative techniques to clients ranging in age from 7 to 70 in everything from pilates, to strength, to yoga. Along with a healthy balanced diet, dedication and a 'can-do' attitude, Ryan's philosophy of fitness and wellness delivers.

  • Certified Personal Trainer (St. Mary's University College Twickenham)
  • NASM (National Association of Sports Medicine) Certified Trainer
  • Exercise Specialist (ETA) Children – Pregnancy – High Risk
  • Sports Massage (St. Mary's University College Twickenham)
  • Pilates
  • Yoga Flex (Bodyline)
  • Child Development
  • Cancer Wellfit Programme

"With the correct techniques, the proper form and speed of the exercises you do, formed on a solid basis of my 14 years of training. I can present you with different training systems that you can learn and then execute almost anywhere.

Training is a lifestyle. This is the truth. It consists of the correct nutrition, training programme and mind-set. If you have these 3 things, you will succeed!"
– Ryan Manthe

Ryan's training workouts bring lasting results in the least amount of time possible to benefit cardiovascular health, bone density, physical strength, mental alertness, agility, sexual well being and physical appearance, amongst a multitude of other well documented medical and physiological benefits.


Ryan's exercise regimens work for both males and females, regardless of body type, age group, training experience or personal fitness goals. He tailors specific regimens to the needs of the individual who desires a partial or full body transformation with enhanced and sustained physical development through attention to the essentials of health fitness.

Balance   Strength  Flexibility  Speed 



Cardiovascular fitness is a special form of muscular endurance. It is the efficiency of the heart, lungs, and vascular system in delivering oxygen to the working muscle tissues so that prolonged physical work can be maintained. A person's ability to deliver oxygen to the working muscles is affected by many physiological parameters, including heart rate, stroke volume, cardiac output, and maximal oxygen consumption.

Core strength is the foundation of Pilates exercise. The core muscles are the deep, internal muscles of the abdomen and back. When the core muscles are strong and doing their job, as they are trained to do in Pilates, they work in tandem with the more superficial muscles of the trunk to support the spine and movement.

As you develop your core strength you develop stability throughout your entire torso. This is one of the ways Pilates helps people overcome back pain. As the trunk is properly stabilized, pressure on the back is relieved and the body is able to move freely and efficiently.

One of the best things about the Pilates method is that it works so well for a wide range of people. Athletes and dancers love it, as do seniors, women rebounding from pregnancy, and people who find themselves at various stages of physical rehabilitation.

train your body.. Many people think that yoga is just stretching. But while stretching is certainly involved, yoga is really about creating balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. This is done through the performance of poses or postures, each of which has specific physical benefits. The poses can be done quickly in succession, creating heat in the body through movement (vinyasa-style yoga) or more slowly to increase stamina and perfect the alignment of the pose. The poses are a constant, but the approach to them varies depending on the tradition in which the teacher has trained.

Pilates vs. Yoga

In a very general view, pilates focuses more on strength and hatha yoga focuses more on stretch. There are certainly exceptions to this statement as pilates does include stretching, in fact, pilates is known for creating length in the body, and doing yoga does develop strength. The difference is emphasis.

Many people are finding that the core strength and integration they develop in pilates support them well in the daily activities and sports they engage in. For those who also do yoga, pilates gives them the stability that they need to control and expand their yoga poses safely. Conversely, the expansive stretching in yoga provides a wonderful balance to the typically more core oriented pilates exercises.

Ryan has specialised training programmes, catered for individual needs for the following groups:

  • Fitness for Children and Teens
  • Fitness for Competition
  • Lifestyle and Wellness
  • Weight-Loss
  • Sports Fitness
  • Cancer Well Fit Programme
  • Train-the-Trainer

Keywords: Exercise, fitness, Muscles, Pilates, Yoga

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