Train for Life

Train for life means constantly adapting your workout to strengthen and prepare your body for every activity, sport or personal adventure you have in mind.  

Life happens outside the gym.  Our goal is to build a strong, capable athletes in pursuit of living bold & adventurous lives.  We work hard to make Maxmead Fitness the best part of your day!

We focus on professional men & women who want a bit of "badass" in their life, look good, and be strong.

Our Code for Fitness

Primal Movements; Accessory work to develop Stability and Mobility; Skill Development; Varied Movements; Intensity and Energy are pathways to Fitness for life.

We encourage you to try new things, stay active by playing sports, going on adventures, and experiencing nature. The Code for Fitness will enhance your physical fitness and energy. It was developed around longevity and quality of life: we want you to be the best you can be.

Ryan McDowell

Ryan McDowell

Ryan McDowell

Ryan brings a true passion to coaching and teaching. Specializing in building better athletes by improved movement, Ryan combines this unique focus with knowledge and experience in movement assessment, strength training, and corrective exercise.

Ryan has 20 years experience with over 12,000 hours as a personal trainer, strength coach, instructor, and trainer of small and large groups. In addition to training, Ryan has conducted over 220 presentations for corporate, civic, athletic, and philanthropic organizations. He spent 3 years working with the University of Wisconsin-Madison Badger football, soccer, and wrestling teams.

A lifelong athlete, Ryan spent 12 years as a D1 college and Senior Men's club Rugby player.  

He lives in Hopkins with his wife and 4 children. Ryan enjoys spending time with his family, working out with sandbags, and coaching rugby. 




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GPP Class (General Physical Preparedness)

Maxmead Fitness GPP classes are recommended for all levels of ability. We focus on proven training methods and time-tested exercises to maximize your results from each one-hour workout .

It Looks intimidating, but we promise each member will receive expert coaching  every class.

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Remote Online Coaching

We provide Online Programming options for Private programming or one of our popular programs:

-Maxmead GPP: Our flag program for general fitness

-Full Strength: Check here to add some more muscle to build that super-hero physique!

-Maxmead Rugby: Coming Soon!

Personal Training private training

Personal Training

Working one-on-one with a coach is a great choice when addressing things about your health and fitness that are unique and personal. During Personal Training sessions, our instruction focuses on movement techniques and skills, physical conditioning, and the development of healthy workout rituals, eating habits, and self-discipline. After a period of time, you will have the experience and confidence you need to do it on your own.


Vault Fitness

12990 Valley View Rd, Eden Prairie, MN 55344

GPP Class & Personal Training

Monday 5:30am-1:00pm

Tuesday 5:30am-8:00am

Wednesday 5:30am-3:00pm

Thursday 5:30am-8:00am

Friday 5:30am-2:00pm

Saturday By Appointment



4906 W 35th St, St Louis Park, MN 55416

Personal Training

Monday 2:00-7:00pm

Tuesday & Thursday 8:00am-2:00pm

Friday By Appointment


Proudly serving St. Louis Park, Hopkins, Golden Valley, Edina, Minneapolis, Minnetonka, and Eden Prairie.

contact us

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6407 Cambridge Street
St. Louis Park, MN, 55426

(612) 567-2014