Top 5 Tips to Help Kids Succeed in Sport Today | IMPACT Q&A

The world needs more great coaches on all levels and our youth sport world today is an entirely different ball game than it was back in my day– both for the kids and for the coaches. On today’s episode, Lori Sawyer asks my thoughts on today’s youth sport culture and how it compares to when I was a kid. Truth…

Tony Gwynn Jr…Growing Up in An Iconic Baseball Family

You are in for a real treat this morning. If you follow the game of baseball, you know the game Tony Gwynn. Tony Gwynn Sr. is one of the best MLB players of all-time, a Hall-of-Famer, and he’s known appropriately as “Mr. Padre” as he spent his entire 20-year career with one team, the San Diego Padres. Today, his uber-successful…

Happy Thanksgiving–Eating Pie & Pain

Happy Thanksgiving!! Thanksgiving is a heightened time of year to acknowledge our many blessings. And gratitude doesn’t come only during times of sunshine and rainbows. Even the most adversity-filled times can leave us with gratitude overflowing from the lessons learned, the precious time spent that we no longer take for granted, and our new perspective on life (that couldn’t have…

GRATITUDE & What I’m Most Grateful For | Ep 32 with the Durkin Family

Happy Thanksgiving from the Durkin family. In this “light & fun” episode, I sat down with the entire family at the dining room table and asked them about GRATITUDE and what they are MOST grateful for. The one caveat was they weren’t allowed to say “family.” You’re going to smile a bunch in this one! In addition, I share my…

Speed Up or Slow Down?

Four years of service in the United States Army, a deployment to Iraq, and now a volunteer firefighter who has given her life to serving our first responders in New York City at FDNY, makes Sarah Apgar’s interview on today’s podcast a special one. Sarah is the founder of FitFighter Training and a previous All American Rugby Player at Princeton…

Jeff Bristol…Overcoming Addiction & Rising to the Top

I hope you guys have all had your morning workout, coffee, or energy drink because we are going deep today with my man Jeff Bristol, General Manager of Fitness Quest 10. If you are outside of the Fitness Quest 10 community you may not know Jeff, but he has one heckuva story. He has been with me for 8-years and…

Hell & Back…Wayne Cotton (Part 2)

Welcome back podcast fans. I hope you’re ready to be super-inspired today. As if Part 1 of the episode from Wayne Cotton wasn’t enough, he just keeps bringing the heat today. In Part 2, we talk about overcoming adversity, his ADD, his father, the 7-F’s, and why he believes he suffered multiple strokes. WOW! Wayne also reveals his color-coded calendar…

Million Dollar Mentor…Wayne Cotton (Part 1)

Have you ever noticed that some people come into your life just at the right time? That’s exactly what happened to me when I was just 28-years old and had a dream to start a training business. I had a ton of passion & energy, but I knew nothing about business. Then Wayne Cotton showed up in my life. This…

Top 8 Recovery Methods | IMPACT Q&A

Recovery is the name of the game. Whether it be after a tough workout, a grueling game or even after an injury or surgery. In today’s episode, I’m focusing on cutting-edge recovery techniques as I had 2 great questions come in. One question (@LukeThierfelder) asks about my top recovery strategies at home and the gym. The 2nd question (@Brit_Prieto) asks…

Knee Replacement–1 Year Later

It has been one year since my knee-replacement surgery. That was a very difficult time in my life. Tons of pain. Fear about surgery and the unknown. The “inconvenience” of being hurt, on crutches, and weeks off from work. 1-year later I’m pain-free. I’m physically stronger than I’ve been in a decade. My energy is at all-time highs. But it…