True Strength

TRUE STRENGTH By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS It all began a couple months ago when I was invited to conduct some special workouts for the NFL athletes participating in the Pro Athletes Outreach (PAO) Increase Conference held in San Diego last week (March 3-6th). PAO’s mission is to support professional athletes by integrating faith, family […]

The Jersey Without a Number”

The Jersey Without a Number” By Larry Indiviglia On a recent Saturday afternoon at the “Magic Kingdom of ALL Gyms,” Fitness Quest 10, there were two young athletes (visitors) finishing their workout. I was at the front desk catching up on some work and trying to decide where I was going to go to dinner […]

Coach Johnny Parker—A Strength & Conditioning Legend

Coach Johnny Parker—A Strength & Conditioning Legend By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS I met a legend on Saturday. And it was one of the highlights of my busy few days at both the IDEA World & Perform Better conferences. After teaching my “Secrets to Training ALL Athletes” program at Perform Better in Long Beach, a […]


LaDainian Tomlinson–ONE OF THE BEST TO EVER PLAY THE GAME Today is a bitter-sweet day. I feel nostalgic. I feel sad. I feel proud. It’s a day I knew was coming but never really wanted to acknowledge. Today, LaDainian Tomlinson retired from the NFL. To me, LT was much more than just a football player. […]

Are You Ready For Some Football?: Todd Durkin’s TRX Workout

You probably prep for football season by hauling out your lucky jersey and making sure there’s a six-pack in the fridge, but the guys on the field have done a heck of a lot more than that. To find out what it takes to move the chains, we asked Todd Durkin — who trained more […]

3 Shoulder Exercises For Quarterback

There’s no better time than the offseason to get in peak shape for the football games awaiting you this fall. For quarterbacks, that means strengthening the parts of your body that will be used the most in games. To throw the ball stronger and more accurately–while preventing debilitating injuries–shoulder workouts during the downtime are crucial. […]

Do You Want To Play?

I hope you are doing fantastic.  I just got back from the field where I was training some of our NFL guys and boy did I have fun!  I had LaDanian Tomlinson (RB, Jets,–wow, does that sound weird), Charles “Peanut” Tillman (CB, Bears), and Malcolm Floyd (WR, Chargers) out there amongst some of our other young upcoming stars.  What I really love about going to […]

Todd Durkin visits the NFL Network

Todd Durkin, Owner, Fitness Quest 10, Head, Under Armour Performance Training Council was on the NFL Network talking about preparing for the NFL Combine. Take a look at the clip and if you are looking to prepare for the NFL combine come to Fitness Quest 10. [youtube=] Visit: Follow Us:

Todd Durkin at Super Bowl 44 in Miami,Florida…

Todd Durkin MA, C.S.C.S., Owner, Fitness Quest 10 and Head of Under Armour Performance Training Council went to Super Bowl XLIV in Miami to cheer on and support Fitness Quest 10 Client, Drew Brees. Todd’s journey included an Under Armour Combine for Miami High Schools, media row where Todd was featured on over 15 different […]

Why Bigger Isn’t Always Better

The Indianapolis Colts defensive starters are not diminutive people. If everyone in America weighed 240 pounds, on average, we’d be dealing with a health crisis of epic proportions. But in the NFL, that number places them well below the league average. And it’s not just their weight that stands out: The Colts defense is also […]