Boys in a Cave

It’s a busy time of the year and I know everyone has a ton going on. But I invite you to STOP for 3-minutes and please read this letter I just wrote. It might save your life. Literally. I’m not sure about you but I have been captivated by this story of the youth Thai soccer team trapped in a…

10 Father’s Day Lessons

I recently came across a letter I wrote on Fathers Day. The lessons are still very pertinent today and I wanted to share a few of them with you. Take a look and see “10 Lessons” from my Dad…and hopefully one or two or more speak to you on this Father’s Day!!!   10 Father’s Day Lessons! By Todd Durkin,…

Let Me Get Personal…

Happy weekend. You have heard the phrase “Happy wife…happy LIFE!” I would like to start by wishing my beautiful wife Melanie a HUGE Happy Birthday today. I am blessed to have her in my life and I would NOT be the man I am today without her by my side. Her support, love, wisdom, encouraging words, and SMILE inspires me…

TD’s 7 Must-Do Exercises to be Strong From Foot to Fingertip

As a fitness professional, I’m always asked about my favorite, must-do exercises… If I’m being honest, the best exercise isn’t what you’d expect. The truth is, It’s simply whatever exercise you’ll actually commit to. That said, I have a unique list 7 exercises I consider my favorites… and my guess is, at least 1-2 of them will be brand-spankin’ new…

TD’s 10 Essential Supplements to Maximize Results

WARNING: Supplements are just that — supplements. When your nutrition is dialed in and your workouts are on point, supplements can be great additions to your routine to maximize performance. That said, they should NOT replace excellent eating habits and calorie-crushing workouts. TD’s Top 10 Essential Supplements Here are my Top 10 Essential Supplements to complement your fitness and nutrition,…

TD’s 4 Essential Strategies to Maximize Your Workouts

Get ready to challenge your body like never before… Are you wondering how to go from ordinary to extraordinary and start training at an elite level? If you want to get the most out of each and every drop of sweat, maximize your time at the gym, and earn the kind of results you’ve only dreamed of before, the following…

One of the biggest mistakes I made in my career

One of the things I love when presenting at conferences is the questions I receive after my presentation or workshop. I have had a ton of great questions from all the trainers/coaches in attendance of my sessions so far this year. Here were the Top 7 questions I received from them with my answers below: Q1. Do you ever have…

4 Stages of Business

There are “4 Stages of Business,” regardless of your chosen field of endeavor. #1. Survival #2. Stability #3. Success #4. Significance Which stage are you in right now? And which one do you want to get to within the next 12 months? And what’s that going to take for you to advance stages? I’m assuming you want more growth, correct?…

I Can Only Imagine

One of my favorite songs of all-time is “I Can Only Imagine.” The song inspires me, empowers me and sometimes even gets me emotional. But I didn’t know the entire story behind the song until I recently saw the movie “I Can Only Imagine.” Wow. It is a MUST see! Now I must admit, I don’t see a lot of…

This took my breath away…literally!

When I was filming NBC STRONG a few years ago, all of the trainers and contestants were physically beat up after a few weeks of the intense training & competition. Because Gabby Reece was the host and her husband is the legendary big-wave surfer, Laird Hamilton, we went over to their house in Malibu for some “advanced recovery.” Part of…