Meg Kruse Interview with Todd Durkin– September 2013

Meg Kruse Interview with Todd Durkin– September 2013 Meg Kruse is a fitness trainer at Fitness Quest 10 and a figure competitor who just attained her PRO CARD by the IFBB (International Federation of Bodybuilders) at the North American Championships in Pittsburgh, PA, on August 31, 2013. Todd did an in-depth interview with her about […]

Weight-Loss Ain’t Easy

Weight-Loss AIN’T Easy By Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS Weight-loss is one of the most common goals of clients and members at Fitness Quest 10. I know, I know. You want to improve your strength. And fitness. And health. But many people are also trying to lose an extra 5-10 pounds. Or 20. Or 50. Or […]

The Sentence That Changed My Life

The Sentence That Changed my Life By Janet Bertrand ACE If there is one thing I have learned over the last 10 years, it’s that when an opportunity presents itself in your life, you have to step up and act on it. Every opportunity has a shelf life, and if you wait, it will pass […]

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 […]


Question I want to ask you about the meaning of Impact. What does it stand for?  And, do you have some information on leadership books that struck a cord with you? Matt Mcrowell, Georgetown on Canada Matt, thanks for asking.  Yes, IMPACT is a way of life.  The acronym “I.M.P.A.C.T.” stands for: I = […]

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 […]

IMPACT! Corner Questions August 2012

How do you fire up your trainers and staff to bring IMPACT every day in everything they do and transfer that enthusiasm of ownership? First, you have to make sure you are fired up yourself.  World-class workouts, eating impeccably, getting bodywork/massage, and all the physical and recovery practices we preach to our clients everyday.  This […]

Don’t Eat That; It’s Poison!!

Don’t Eat That; It’s Poison! Brett Klika, C.S.C.S. As you know, the following foods are poison and if you eat them, you will explode: 1. Meat because of saturated fat, poor quality (hormones, etc) and animals are cute 2. Milk and dairy products because of lactose, hormones, and questionable bioavailability of nutrients 3. Eggs because […]

IMPACT Corner Questions March 2012 – Todd Durkin

Thanks for your questions on our Facebook LIKE Pages ( and on our Twitter feed ( this past week.  I always enjoy hearing from you and connecting via our Social Media outlets.   If you have a question that you would like to ask, please visit one of the links above and share your question.  […]

I Would Like You to Meet AGNES

I would like you to meet AGNES – Part 1 of a 3 Part Series on the Pillars of Wellness as We Age By Janet Bertrand ACE Every day we are faced with choices. We make those choices and build our lives based on a pattern of decisions, one after the next. Those choices dictate […]