|Getting Results (San Diego Union Tribune - 11/07)|
SD SPOTLIGHT - Getting results
Two-time trainer of the year explains his proven fitness formula
BY R. J. IGNELZI
Anyone who thinks that fitness pros are all brawn, no brain has never met Todd Durkin. The 36-year-old trainer and owner of Fitness Quest 10 training center in Scripps Ranch has a master’s degree in exercise and nutritional science from
He has more than a dozen DVDs and videos out and travels around the world as a motivational speaker, advising sports teams and corporations about how to live a healthier, more abundant life through stress reduction and an active lifestyle.
Recently, we caught up with Durkin between sprints and crunches. Here’s what he had to say.
What’s your favorite activity or exercise?
How did you get so involved in exercise and fitness?
You train more than 25 NFL players, including LaDainian Tomlinson and about a dozen other Chargers. How is training a professional athlete different from training the average person who just wants to shape up?
Despite fitness campaigns, the majority of Americans still aren’t exercising. How do you get people moving?
What’s one of the biggest mistakes people make when trying to get fit?
What’s your diet like?
No chips, ice cream or Caramel Mocha Frappuccinos?
If you had only one piece of advice for someone trying to get or stay fit, what would it be?