How to Save Time & Energy and Increase Productivity

Stop. Start. Continue. How to Save Time & Energy and Increase Productivity By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Hey, if you’re a high-performer, you are always looking for “simple” little exercises to boost your  time, energy, and productivity. Well, last week, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of senior level management executives at D.A.U. (Defense Acquisition University) on…

True Strength

TRUE STRENGTH By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS It all began a couple months ago when I was invited to conduct some special workouts for the NFL athletes participating in the Pro Athletes Outreach (PAO) Increase Conference held in San Diego last week (March 3-6th). PAO’s mission is to support professional athletes by integrating faith, family and career. The leadership of…

A Tribute to LaDainian Tomlinson

“A Tribute to LaDainian Tomlinson” By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Most people don’t know that I was a sports massage therapist for the San Diego Chargers in years 2002 & 2003. I would go down to the facility every Monday after their Sunday games and work on the guys. And on the last week of the 2002 season, a player…

My Lips Were Quivering in Michigan!

“My Lips Were Quivering in Michigan!” By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Good morning! I hope you had a GREAT weekend and you are raring to go on this glorious Monday. A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit Grand Rapids, Michigan, to speak at a YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) event and do a “Day of Impact” at a…

Miracle On Ice

MIRACLE ON ICE By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS It was February 22, 1980 and I was just 9-years old. And I remember the day like it was just last year. I was at soccer practice for the “Brick Rowdies” at the old Lanes Mills Elementary School in Brick, NJ, and all the parents were huddled around this big boom box…

Shift Happens

Shift Happen By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS It is said that “either you choose change or change will choose you.” So true! Speaking of change, I gave a talk to my Mastermind Group at our Retreat last week called “Shift Happens.” Part of my talk entailed discussing the “4 Insights of Change” by Peter Diamandis. And in this week’s Dose…

ONE THING

“ONE THING” By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS We just finished our 8th Annual TD Mastermind Retreat here in San Diego and it was SPECIAL. 75 passionate, fired-up fitness pros inspired to transform the planet. It was a weekend filled with laughter, smiles, connection, support, motivation, thought, and strategy. We went DEEP. I LOVE hosting these events. They allow time to…

LIVE INSPIRED!

Live Inspired! By Natalie Peterson The things that you do and how you do them have an impact on the people around you. It becomes a ripple effect, those that you influence go on to influence others. Whether you are in a leadership role in your professional life or not, you are an influencer of people. We are all connected.…

Think Big!!!

Think Big!!! By Todd Durkin I hope you enjoyed last night’s SUPER BOWL. Whether you liked the outcome or not, it’s always great to see one team crowned a champion. And I believe to be the BEST in anything, it takes a certain mindset. A winning mindset. A mindset that fuels hardwork and discipline. A mindset that breeds passion and…

What R U Doing Right Now?

What R U Doing Right Now? By Todd Durkin For several years, I have been texting my pro athletes early morning video messages of me talking trash while I workout. I call them my “What r u doing right now?” messages. I do it to get in their heads before they come in for their session. And light a little…