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193: Ryan Munsey: Hidden Secrets of The Supplement Industry

Brief Bio:

My guest on today’s podcast, Ryan Munsey, is a former fitness model and gym-owner-turned writer, speaker, and biohacker.

He’s a mental and physical performance specialist with a degree in Food Science & Human Nutrition from Clemson University, and a wealth of knowledge on topics such as smart drugs, lucid dreaming, unconventional strength training and cardiovascular training techniques, and dirty secrets in the supplement industry. Ryan is also the Chief Optimizer at Natural Stacks and host of the Optimal Performance Podcast.


In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • How fitness can fill the void after you stop playing sports
  • The origins of biohacking
  • How Ryan started working with Natural Stacks
  • Why Ryan became disillusioned with his nutrition degree
  • Why nutrition courses in college are wrong
  • Why you should be careful with government nutrition recommendations
  • Why “success leaves footprints”
  • The #1 thing you should do to track your progress in the gym
  • Why Strength is the adaptation that leads to all other adaptions
  • What “autoregulation” training is
  • How Natural Stacks is different than other supplement companies
  • How to determine if a supplement is good quality or not
  • Illegal and unethical practices in the supplement industry
  • What a “proprietary blend” is
  • Natural Stack’s Open Source Initiative
  • How supplement companies rip you off
  • Insider supplement secrets



Top 10 Supplement Industry Secrets

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Watch My Video Reviews:

Whey Protein Review

Magnesium Review

Check it out my latest blog post about Supplement: 6 Best Supplements For Building Muscle, Sleep, Stress, And Better Health


Connect with Ryan:

Ryan’s website


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Until next time!



Ted Ryce is a high-performance coach, celebrity trainer, and a longevity evangelist. A leading fitness professional for over 24 years in the Miami Beach area, who has worked with celebrities like Sir Richard Branson, Rick Martin, Robert Downey, Jr., and hundreads of CEOs of multimillion-dollar companies. In addition to his fitness career, Ryce is the host of the top-rated podcast called Legendary Life, which helps men and women reclaim their health, and create the body and life they deserve.

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