Why Jordan Spieth Won The Masters

“Why Jordan Spieth Won The Masters” By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Sometimes there are days or workouts where I remember how good it is to feel “young.” The body feels good. There are little aches. And I’ve got that “pop” that I used to just take for granted. But it’s not always like that. It […]

My Lips Were Quivering in Michigan!

“My Lips Were Quivering in Michigan!” By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Good morning! I hope you had a GREAT weekend and you are raring to go on this glorious Monday. A couple weeks ago, I had the opportunity to visit Grand Rapids, Michigan, to speak at a YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) event and do a […]

What R U Doing Right Now?

What R U Doing Right Now? By Todd Durkin For several years, I have been texting my pro athletes early morning video messages of me talking trash while I workout. I call them my “What r u doing right now?” messages. I do it to get in their heads before they come in for their […]

Todd Durkin Announces “Big News”; FITBLOK to Change the Fitness World

I have some big news to announce. I have been working hard on a revolutionary training idea that I believe will change the face of fitness. Literally. With the thousands of people I have trained in my career, I often hear the same excuses that rob people of being healthy, fit, and strong: “My workout […]

Justins Russ’ Update on Interning at FQ10

By: Intern Justin Russ Over the course of the past several weeks, I can say with complete confidence that this internship has been a truly remarkable experience. Highlights to date include: playing catch with Drew Brees (and being so star-struck that I dropped a pass from 5 yards away), meeting TRX creator Randy Hetrick, competing […]

A Typical Day Interning at Fitness Quest 10

By: Intern Charleston             Today we started with Quest 10 kids in the lower facility. These kids are a lot of fun and they are definitely a good group of kids that need to be encouraged and supported.  Coach Jeff King does an excellent job with this camp by giving the kids something to be […]

Lessons From a Triathlete

-Cara Regas I recently returned from a whirlwind of traveling… two trips to Hawaii for relatives’ weddings in three weeks!  It was awesome to be constantly outdoors: playing, working out and enjoying the islands.  While I was there, I got the opportunity to speak to a local triathlete (we will call her Ann).  Ann lives […]


-Brett Klika I’m looking for investors. I want to open up a street stand where I sell nothing but high fructose corn syrup. No coloring or packaging, just cups full of the oozing substance. I will have toppings available like monosodium glutamate, calcium caseinate and, my mouth is already watering, calcium sulfate. If you think […]

Live a Life Worth Telling a Story About

By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Excellence. Greatness. Passion. What are you pursuing each and everyday of your life? Maybe your purpose is: To be a great parent by offering your children the gift of your time To give back to your community through philanthropic activities To do well in school, in sports, or the game […]

Servant-Leadership For Female Youth

By: Chelsea Ellwood, BS Applied Exercise Science Hello Parents, Let me start by saying how fortunate I am that the youth female athletes I train, typically make up the most responsible and high-achieving percentage of their population.  The attitudes of these young women not only make coaching relatively easy, but also allow me to learn […]