Hallelujah…We are opening

Hallelujah Hallelujah!!! I haven’t been this excited in a long time. Like more than 3-months! I feel like it’s Christmas Day. I feel like I just got out of imprisonment. I feel like it’s my first day opening my business. Actually, it kind of is. I am feeling such an array of emotions and excitement. […]

Busy weekends as a parent…

Are there any parents out there whose weekends are consumed by their kids’ games? Are there any parents who absolutely love the “busy-ness” and know that “this too soon shall pass”? Do you ever have to drive 1-2+ hours to a game or practice for your kids’ events? Heck, I spent the better part of […]

Mindset of a Champion – Dose of Durkin

I just wrapped one of the busiest times of my year. June and July are crazy because I’m prepping my NFL athletes for training camp and the upcoming football season. And I LOVE IT!!! The guys all departed for Training Camp within the last few days and the groundwork has been laid for what should […]

BHAG – Big, Hairy, Audacious, Goal

This week I had a big announcement. It was the first time that I could publicly talk about the TV show NBC STRONG that I will be on staring in on Wednesday, April 13th. While I won’t go into the details now about the show, I will tell you it was the culmination of a […]

Are You an Energy SUCKER?

Are You an Energy SUCKER? By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Here I sit on the sideline before the 10th lacrosse game (no joke!) of the weekend. Brady (10) & Luke’s (12) teams have done incredibly well and they are both preparing for the Finals starting in just a matter of minutes. And here I sit […]

The Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS “We cannot always build the future for our youth, but we can build our youth for the future.” ~Pres. Franklin D. Roosevelt “I believe the children are our future. Teach them well and let them lead the way.” ~George Benson  June is such a great month of […]

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work- 10 Reasons WHY I Believe We Won Small-Business of the Year! By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS I received a phone call recently that put a huge smile on my face. It was California State Assemblyman Brian Maienschein (District 77) congratulating Fitness Quest 10 on winning the “California Small Business of […]

Fitness Quest 10 Wins “Super Bowl”

Fitness Quest 10 Wins “Super Bowl” By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Everyone loves it. Everyone needs it. Not everyone gives it. Most people welcome more of it. What is it? RECOGNITION. By definition it means to PRAISE or HONOR. And you can praise people for a job well done. You can give an “atta boy” […]

Do you have a $2,400 appetite?

The water fountain broke at Fitness Quest 10 a few weeks ago. Not good. Lots of sweat and thirst. And no water fountain. First things first, I didn’t realize that a water fountain costs about $1,800. Wow. And then my GM Julie Wilcox came to me and asked if we wanted to upgrade it to […]