It all started with a notecard — An ode to 10 years of my Mastermind!

Good morning from beautiful Telluride, CO! It’s a cool, crisp Fall morning here and there is nothing like mountain-fresh air. I love it! I just wrapped up yet another incredible Mountain Retreat with my Mastermind in one of the most extraordinary places on earth. There were tons of laughs and high-fives, a few tears shed, a lot of strategy work,…

20 Ideas to Take Better Care of YOU This Fall

How do you improve your self and take BETTER care of YOU this Fall? Here are 20 ideas that will undoubtedly help you take better care of YOU (choose a few)… 1. Choose a day to completely unplug and enjoy the day. No guilt or shame allowed. Just allow yourself to indulge in taking care of YOU. 2. Make a pot of…

The Day the World Changed

The following is an open letter on change I shared with the world on 9/11/17, the 16th anniversary of the 9-11 tragedy. In an effort to truly capture the emotion of this letter, I also recorded it on audio. You can listen to the powerful message here.  My friends, you have heard a few of these clichés on CHANGE: “You…

What I Fear the Most

Today, I want to talk about FEAR. It’s a topic that comes up often and it’s important to address. Because we ALL have fear in us. Even me!  As a matter of fact, I recently shared a post on Instagram that said, “RUN TO THE THINGS YOU ARE SCARED OF.” I received some great comments and even a few questions. One question,…

5 Ways to Use Technology to Grow Your Fitness Business

It’s 2017 my friends, and if you haven’t integrated technology into your business, your competitors will eat you alive. Here are five tried and true tools I personally use to ensure Fitness Quest 10 and Todd Durkin Enterprises stay at the forefront of fitness. From retaining current clients to attracting fresh faces and spreading more IMPACT and WOW, this is how…

5 Top Takeaways from Climbing Mt. Quandary

How is life going for you? Are you on a high-of-highs or are you possibly in a low-of-lows? Or are you somewhere in between? I realize that many times in life we face adversity, setback, and challenge and we are forced to get out of a hole, get the mind right, and start climbing back. I get it. And then…

I’ve Never Been More Proud

What an incredible weekend in Canton, OH at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony for LaDainian Tomlinson. Words can’t even describe my emotions at the “Gold Jacket” ceremony Friday night and the “Enshrinement” ceremony on Saturday night. The enshrinement ceremony was a 2nd career highlight in less than 3 weeks. When I was a young boy, I never…

5 Ways to Heat Up Your Motivation

Yoo-hoo!! Yeah, you know who it is… I’m in all-out motivation mode, baby. It’s my busy season; the calendar’s chock full of Perform Better presentations, keynotes across the globe, countless camps, and off-season athletes, and as the San Diego sun is shining down on Fitness Quest 10, the heat got me extra energized to hop on TD TV and deliver…

Top 5 Tips to Staying Fit While Traveling

From cross-country keynotes and continuing-education events to mastermind retreats and my beloved “blue-sky” time, I’m bouncing between airplane aisles and hotel rooms for several months of the year. The grind of travel is both time consuming and draining, and racking up frequent flyer miles and hotel rewards is often synonymous with skipped workouts and poor nutrition. Don’t let planes, trains,…

Mom in the Huddle (Season 2)

I love going to Orlando, FL for a lot of reasons. One is to go to the theme parks with the kids when they are with me. Another reason is to teach at the 3-day Perform Better Summit. But the best reason I love Orlando is that that’s where my Mom lives. She’s 83-years young and doing great. As a…