Ryback Workout Routine

RYBACK_wokroutRyback, AKA Ryan Reeves, is an American pro wrestler with impressive size and speed in a sport of full of big dudes. He is currently signed to WWE, and has climbed up the ladder to be one of the top heels in the game.

Standing at 6’3 and 291 lbs, Ryback is no joke when it comes to a physical presence in the ring.

The road to Ryback

Reeves began weightlifting at 12 years old. Blessed with good genetics, He was nicknamed “Silverback”, after a childhood joked that he looked like a Gorilla. Revees later adopted it as a part of his ring name. He excelled in both football and baseball in high school, but always knew wresting was the place for him.

After stalling out early in his wrestling career due to injuries, Ryback went back to basics and hit the gym hard for a full two years to gain mass and size. Coming back stronger, Ryback has climbed the ranks and now is a PPV headliner.

“The gym is the one thing I’ve had all my life.” Ryback told the WWE cameras, “It’s the one personal thing – that’s the one place I don’t like to be bothered. It’s where I think and I concentrate. I’m not there to make friends or to chat.”

 The Ryback Workout Routine

Ryback is on the road most of the year, so he tries to fit in a 4-day a week weightlifting program into his wresting schedule. His program is centered around compound lifts like the squat, deadlift, bench, and power clean.

Feed Me Mass Supplements:

Meal Replacement
Muscle Milk

Optimum Nutrition 100% Whey

Post Workout
Optimum Nutrition Instantized BCAA

BSN True-Mass
Con-Cret Creatine

Monday – Shoulders & Triceps
Military Press 4×12,10,8,6
Dumbbell Lateral Raise 4×12,10,8,6
Dumbbell Reverse Fly 4×12,10,8,6
Shrugs 4×12,10,8,6

Skullcrushers 3×10,8,6
One Arm Cable Overhead Extension 3×10,8,6
One Arm Dumbbell Extension 3×10,8,6

Tuesday – Back
Wide Grip Pull Up 4×12,10,8,6
Close Grip Lat Pull Down 4×12,10,8,6
Pendlay row 4×12,10,8,6
Bent Over Barbell Row 4 12,10,8,6
Row (pause) 3×8
Back hyper extensions 3×15

Thursday – Chest and Biceps
Incline Dumbbell Bench Press 4×12,10,8,6
Bench Press 4×12,10,8,6
Incline Dumbbell Flys 4×12,10,8,6
Cable Crossovers 4×12,10,8,6
Weighted Dips 3×8

EZ bar Curl 3×10,8,6
Preacher Curl 3×10,8,6
Standing Hammer Curl 3×10,8,6

Friday – Leg Work
Power Cleans 3×10
Squat 4×12,10,8,6
Leg Press 4×12,10,8,6
Quad Extension 4×12,10,8,6
Deadlift 4×12,10,8,6

Seated calf Raise 3×10,8,8
Standing Calf Raise 3×15,12,10

Can you handle the Ryback workout?

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