Seacrest: From Timid Kid, to Pop Culture Icon

Ryan Seacrest has become a staple in today’s pop culture, from starting out as the host of American Idol, going on to host On Air with Ryan and Live with Kelly and Ryan , branching out into clothing and fashion with his lines Distinction and Polish and hosting Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve, everyone knows who Ryan Seacrest is. Along with his success in media, Seacrest has also created the Ryan Seacrest Foundation to build radio studios that give access to pediatric patients to give them a creative outlet. Although being famous and fit is the 38 year old’s reality now, as a child Seacrest struggled with weight and confidence issues. From the overweight kid in Georgia who hid his body, to a fashion and pop culture icon, Ryan Seacrest’s journey has lead him to speak with Men’s Fitness about his life and how he keeps it all together.

When asked about his commitment to fitness, and how he fits it into his notoriously hectic schedule, Ryan Seacrest explains that working out sessions are treated like business meetings, and he will not let himself cancel. Another trick he uses throughout his busy day, is having different sets of workout gear and professional clothing in different locations. This allows him to easily meet his goal of being in the gym at least 5 hours a week, and still have time to shower and be at one of his numerous jobs.. Seacrest goes onto explain that he does not have a favorite exercise, but does like to change things up regularly. He enjoys swimming when he can, but also loves running, yoga and biking.

TV host Seacrest has admitted to being an avid food lover, some of his favorite snacks include vegetable juices, roasted nuts or anything crunchy, and occasionally peanut M&M’s. His go to cheat food is Mexican food, but he likes switching up his cheat days to include pasta or pizza. Seacrest states that balance is an important part of everyone’s physical and emotional well-being. Balance with family, career and health will allow a person to be successful and feel fulfilled.

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