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Episode 165

Featuring Peter Twist

Quarterback Your Own Health (Part 2)

We are back with Part 2 of “Quarterback your own Health” with my good friend Peter Twist. In this part 2, Pete shares the next phase of life after battling Stage-4 throat and neck cancer, changes with Twist Conditioning, survival during the pandemic, and now creating a new life from a blank canvas.

There is great wisdom, knowledge, and inspiration in this episode so buckle up and listen to the passion and spirit that is Peter Twist. Twister discusses:

Why he recently shut down his iconic Twist Conditioning Center during COVID-19 to create a “Small Giant” and much more! Energy shifts in life and how and why we must listen to them. What he is creating in the next “chapter” of life. Advice to fit-pros & trainers today. Going from success to significance. How do you “Get your mind right” in today’s craziness?

Enjoy today’s episode and please share it with your community and on your social media. Please be sure to tag Peter and me so we can reciprocate some love!

IG/Twitter: @ToddDurkin @coachpetertwist



More on the episode:

1:16  – A Lifelong Learner

3:26 – Changes in Twist Conditioning.

12 locations and 4 countries

6:41 – The New Direction Human Touch Points.

Naturopathic sports medicine. Holistic nutrition. Building better athletes.

12:04 – 25 Years of Sweat Equity.

Shutting Down

16:31 – The Shift Life is in Chapters.

“Creating and building a pathway to help people.”

21:13 – The next chapter in life.

Creating a Small Giant with an MVP All-Star Team!

27:53 – Recreating Life with a Blank Canvas.

35:25 – Mindset advice for fit pros today.

Generalize – get all the experience you can and then specialize and become an expert Look at the market, who is underserved. Have the long game in mind, don’t let naysayers get in your way

40:00 – The close

Follow Pete Twist @coachpetertwist

About Pete Twist

A Sports Scientist and Performance Coach for 700 pro athletes, Twist coached in the NHL for 11 years before partnering with the China government helping modernize summer and winter Olympic training. A pioneer of functional training creating the industry’s first functional certifications, Twist today innovates how we can activate both brain + body and improve our human vehicle.  TWIST University certifies trainers in sports performance and sports medicine.

Twist’s leadership and methods have been harnessed by Under Armour, IMG, Nike, Beijing Sport University, American Council on Exercise, IDEA World, Virgin Active, Equinox, and trainers in 33 countries who studied TWIST sport education courses.

A Stage 4 cancer survivor and thriver, Twist’s mission shares positive energy, inspiration, and education across the spectrum from restoring health to the highest peak physical and mental performance.

Follow Peter Twist:


IG – @coachpetertwist



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