Fitness Professional

Johnny Ryder, PhD(c), MEd, MPT

Founder and CEO, Ryder Fitness-Personal Training Studios

Show Low, Arizona 85901

ABOUT Johnny

Johnny Ryder is a Doctoral Degree Candidate (PhD) in Holistic Life Counseling, and holds a Master of Education Degree, in addition to a number of additional degrees and collegiate certificates. He is a Certified grades K-12 Health and Physical Education Teacher in the State of Arizona. Johnny is also a Certified Master Level Personal Fitness Trainer and Certified Interscholastic Coach, holding numerous individual specialized certifications. He has well over thirty-years experience in the health and fitness field as an educator, trainer, fitness and martial arts competitor, published author, public speaker, and is the founder and CEO of Ryder Fitness-Personal Training Studios and Ryder Total Wellness Services, LLC. For a more detailed description, see below:

-Doctoral Degree PhD(c) in Holistic Life Counseling
-Master of Education Degree in Curriculum and Instruction
-Master Level Certified Fitness Trainer
-Certified Personal Trainer
-Certified Specialist in Exercise Therapy
-Certified Specialist in Corrective Exercise
-Certified Specialist in Senior Fitness
-Certified Specialist in Fitness Nutrition
-Certified Specialist in Martial Arts Conditioning
-Interscholastic Coach. Certified as a Strength and Conditioning and Wrestling Coach
-Second Degree Black Belt in Taekwondo, and has studied various other styles
-Certified K-12 Physical Education Teacher
-Certified K-12 Health Education Teacher
-Past bodybuilding, physique and martial arts competitor
-Ranked #3 in the "Top 10 Fitness Trainers in the USA" by Pouted Magazine 2018
-Named Personal Fitness Professional Magazine's Trainer of the Month for July 2019
-Featured member of the Medical Fitness Network 2019
-Medical Fitness Network April 2021 Nominee for Professional of the Year
-Published Health and Fitness Author and Speaker ... show less.




more than 30 years

Payment Methods

  • Cash
  • Paypal
  • Credit/debit Cards
  • Personal Check
  • I am interested in working with people who have the following conditions:

    I am certified in: Alzheimer's Disease • Arthritis • Breast Cancer • Cancer - General • Diabetes • Fibromyalgia • Heart Disease • Osteoporosis • Parkinson's • Respiratory Disease • Stroke • Women's Health • Obesity • Post-Surgical
    I am familiar with: Mental Disorders • Multiple Sclerosis


    Plymouth State University -- Master of Education

    Youngstown State University -- Bachelor of Science in Applied Science

    Youngstown State University -- Associate of Applied Science

    University of Sedona -- Holistic Life Counseling

    Industry Certifications

    International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA) -- Master trainer

    National Federation of State High School Associations -- Certified Interscholastic Coach

    Arizona Department of Education -- Health and Physical Education Teacher Certification

    International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA) -- Fitness/ Exercise Therapy

    International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA) -- Fitness Nutrition

    International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA) -- Senior Fitness

    International Sport Sciences Association (ISSA) -- Certified Fitness Trainer

    National Federation of State High School Associations -- Certified Wrestling Coach

    Additional Certifications

    CPR/AED -- American Heart Association

    Liability Insurance -- Lockton Risk Services (ISSA)

    Techniques and Specialities

    Fitness Activities and Specialty Areas

    • Back Pain Prevention/Postrehab
    • Core Training
    • Fat Loss
    • Flexibility
    • Lower Back Pain
    • Personal Fitness Trainin
    • Senior Fitness
    • Stretching
    • Weight Management
    • Wellness/Preventive
    • Biomechanical
    • Executive Fitness
    • Fitness Assessment
    • Group Exercise
    • Men's Fitness
    • Postnatal Fitness
    • Sports Nutrition
    • Toning and General Fitness
    • Weight Training
    • Women's Fitness
    • Bodybuilding
    • Family Fitness
    • Fitness Education
    • Lifestyle Coaching
    • Nutrition Coaching
    • Postrehab/Injury Recovery
    • Strength Training
    • Weight Loss
    • Wellness Coaching

    Health & Wellness Coaching Techniques

    • Group wellness coaching
    • Weight management
    • Stress management

    Insurance Types Accepted

    • Renew Active Healthy Contributions through United Health Care and Medicare. Accept most Health Savings Account (HSA) Cards.

    Johnny's Locations

    Google Map

    Ryder Fitness-PT Studios, 3191 S. White Mountain Rd. STE 4, Show Low, Arizona 85901