After opting out of the 2020 season, Tryon spent nearly eight months training at Proactive Sports Performance. The workouts “recalibrated” his body and helped him shine during the pre-draft process. Now, he’s eager to prove he was worthy of a first-round pick.

“Coming to Proactive, (I wanted) to really change my body in a way I knew would benefit me once I had the opportunity to play in the league. So just getting with Ryan Capretta and Andy and trying to see where my limits were and how far I could take my body composition … The before and after pictures are incredible. From my chest to my legs, really everything I wanted to work on, I’ve accomplished.”

Proactive Sports Performance recently led a series of workouts where elite military members and NFL athletes trained side-by-side. Owner Ryan Capretta says he feels extremely fortunate to give back to those who protect and serve our country.

“It’s all about the challenge … (I want to) innovate and evolve and stay on top for a while.”

“No one has figured more prominently in the NBA’s manic off-season than George — and yet not one has been less visible, training six days a week with Ryan Capretta at Proactive and recovering at his home in aptly named Hidden Hills.”

Proactive founder Ryan Capretta calls the first two steps of the 40-yard dash the most valuable stat in the league.

Combine trainers are now tasked with developing a six-month plan for opt-outs that has no blueprint. And with millions of draft dollars at stake, there is no room for mistakes.

“(Proactive) introduced me to a different workout that I never had … Before, I spent two to two and a half hours in the gym. Now, I take care of everything in an hour and a half. You burn more calories and are able to hit the goal you want to hit. I feel great.”

“I mixed up my training in Westlake. It helped me. I feel a lot better right now … It was fun. Different types of training. Uptempo stuff. Some yoga mixed in. Running the sand dunes there at Malibu Canyon. I paired that with my attention to nutrition.”

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“We want to shower these people with love and support from the community, and if for one second it takes away an ounce of their pain, it takes them to a place that brings them a smile, then we’ve done our job.”

Special Olympics Southern California (SOSC) athletes had the unique opportunity to train alongside athletes headed to the NFL Scouting Combine in March at Proactive Sports Performance in Orange County.

Bakhtiari never would have predicted a global coronavirus outbreak would force Proactive to open a quasi-satellite facility in the home gym of Clay Matthews, Bakhtiari’s workout partner and former Packers teammate.

“I feel like I have so much more to prove … I feel blessed to have had early success in my career, but it’s still early. There are still a lot of things I can improve. That’s why I’m [at Proactive].”

“The sand dunes (were) probably one of the hardest days I’ve had … The last one, going all the way up to the top all the way from the bottom. It was a grind all the way up to where the coaches were. It was a pretty cool experience.”

“(Proactive) actually wants to put you to work. It’s not for show. It’s about actually getting you better … It’s tough. But this is the kind of work that I enjoy.”

Multiple trainers at Proactive work with 30 current NFL players and about 20 draft prospects—usually in person. But this spring, Aaron Rodgers, Derwin James, David Bakhtiari and Clay Matthews, among others, worked with Capretta virtually.

“We had to get creative, but we made it work.”

Penn thanked his trainers at Proactive Sports Performance in Los Angeles for keeping him in shape during his holdout.

“The days of meathead workouts are over … Training has evolved.”

“Quickness, agility, explosiveness—the drills incorporate all of those movements, so no matter what position you play, you’re getting good work that will transfer onto the field.”

“With Dwight being picked up seven games into the season, we found ways to focus on staying ready without actually playing a snap.”

In the off-season, Rutherford spent about six hours a week at Proactive. Three days a week he’d work on his strength, explosiveness and flexibility. The other two he’d work on speed and recovery.

“I’ve come a long way, man … Speed and all that, that’s come a long way. I’ve been trusting the process.”

“This experience at Proactive has been great. It’s different from what I’m used to. Back at OU, heavy lifting, heavy, heavy, heavy. This stuff, it’s more technical. It doesn’t break the body down as much … The coaches really know what they’re talking about.”

“(I get great advice from) Ryan Capretta, owner of Proactive Sports … (He) tells me to always focus on mobility in my hips and hip flexors as that is one thing that will help keep me explosive.”

Agoura Hills native and Proactive Sports Performance owner Ryan Capretta was one of just five U.S. performance trainers selected to speak at an Adidas’ HQ summit in Herzogenaurach, Germany.

Kaley is openly obsessed with PSP and credits it with helping her to get back into shape after her shoulder surgery in July 2018.

“With C.J., we want to maximize his football speed. Everyone knows he can run fast straight ahead, but we want to develop speed endurance in multiple planes that will prep him for the demands of an entire game.”

The Combine is the NFL’s version of the SAT. It’s a series of specific tests designed to place a quantitative value on certain skills. My job: Prepare my athletes to ace the test, and leave scouts and GMs with no questions about their athletic ability.