My top secret to success in business

One of my mentors in life and business is Wayne Cotton. Wayne has taught me many valuable lessons in our 15-year friendship. One of the most important is how to organize and plan my time to create maximum results for time freedom and money freedom. Many years ago, Wayne taught me to color-code my calendar […]

Remember to LIVE…It’s MEMORIAL DAY!!

Remember to LIVE…It’s MEMORIAL DAY!!! By Todd Durkin Happy Memorial Day! I hope that you have been able to take some time this weekend to reflect on the meaning of this very special day and spend some quality time with your family and loved ones. Maybe you will go to the beach today, watch the NCAA […]


By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS For many years, I’ve been deeply entrenched in studying success. I’m engrossed by it. I want to know what the best of the best in any field does to be at the top of their game. Athletes, doctors, lawyers, teachers, entrepreneurs, fitness professionals. You name it. One of the common […]

Stay The Course

Stay The Course By Janet Bertrand ACE Recently I attended a fitness convention called Perform Better. It is one of the best conferences in the country. They always have the top trainers, strength and conditioning coaches and health experts in the whole country presenting the latest in health and fitness. It is amazing the things […]

The Transformation Economy: The Future of Personal Training

The Transformation Economy: The Future of Personal Training Jessica Lis, A.T.C., C.S.C.S. Fitness Quest 10, Intern I recently read the book “The Experience Economy” in which B. Joseph Pine II and James H. Gilmore (P & G) discuss the evolution of products – products start as commodities and as society changes products transform into goods […]

We All Love a DARE, right?

We all love a DARE, right? “I DARE you to …” Every week I have a W.O.W. (Word of the Week) to help keep me focused. This week’s WOW is DARE. As a matter of fact, I will share a DARE with you every day in 3 different categories: physical, mental/emotional, & spiritual to help […]

Waggin’ Tails

Waggin’ Tails By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS They say a dog is man’s best friend. I think they’re right. I have a 13.5-year old Golden Retriever named Sid. Sid is getting old. For his breed, he IS old. I have to carry him up the steps at night because his legs sometimes give out. His […]

3 Ways to LEAD your Business to GREAT Success

By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS One of the questions I often hear pertains to “How do you find great trainers, build a staff, and keep them?” It’s a great topic and one that I feel is vitally important for the growth of any organization. Here are 3 ways you can build and lead your training […]

Easier to Stop than Start, taking it to the next level in 2012!

By Natalie Brown, MS, CSCS Director of Todd Durkin Enterprises and Personal Trainer at Fitness Quest 10 2012 can be your best year ever! The first month of the New Year is almost at a close and we are all making game changing moves to propel us to the next level. I suspect individually we […]

Six Things I’ve Learned in Six Years of Practice

Six Things I’ve Learned in Six Years of Practice By Dr. Jennifer Reiner, DC, CSCS, ART If there is one thing I have come to accept in six years of practice, it’s the more I learn the less (I feel) I know.  I believe this is what drives so many of us in the fitness […]