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Strong By Design Podcast

Jul 31, 2019

Todd Durkin, MA, CSCS, is an internationally recognized strength, speed and conditioning coach, personal trainer, body worker, motivational speaker, and author who motivates, educates, and inspires people worldwide.

His gym, Fitness Quest 10, was named one of “America’s Top 10 Gyms” by Men’s Health for the past 5 years. His team of 38 trainers, coaches, and therapists deliver results to over 500 clients weekly.

Todd works with a high-profile clientele of elite professional athletes. This includes NFL MVPs, Super Bowl Champions and MVPs, Heisman Trophy Winner, Olympic and X-Game Gold Medalists, and many other champion athletes. He is a 2 Time Personal Trainer of the Year (IDEA & ACE). He has been labeled one of the 'Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness' for the past four years.

Todd is incredible passionate about impacting others to achieve greatness. The fire inside his bones and his faith in God radiates through his words and his actions and it's highly contagious. You do not want to miss this life-changing episode.

On today's very special episode, host Brian Klepacki sat down with Todd Durkin out in Orlando and they talked about FEAR and how it can either overcome you or how you can overcome it.

Listen in to this educational and inspiring conversation and start learning on how you take your next step on the right path to overcoming fear.
"You've got to find the 3, 4 or 5 things that most move your spirit, when you identify those things, I have 5 that move my spirit, when I'm doing those things 80% of the time then my passion is flowing and people feel that!"


As I've evolved as a man, it's divine purpose, it's God's purpose.. Am I doing today what I'm doing because of what I want or because what God wants of me."
-Todd Durkin
Time Stamps

2:20 Todd Durkin…you’re the GUY! Find out why…


8:40 Passion. Purpose. Impact.

10:00 Snap the band!! Flip the switch!! Todd’s powerful message about what fills his soul and his acronym for I.M.P.A.C.T.

13:50 What his serious injury taught Todd back in the 90s

15:40 What does FEAR look like in your life? How does Todd deal with the ‘F’ word

23:00 Turning fear into faith – run at your fear to overcome it

26:40 Todd’s fears when it comes to his family

33:15 When you get whooped in life, are you learning from it? Take risks – be willing to fail…

38:20 Todd’s faith in God and living in alignment with God’s purpose for him

41:00 What would Jesus do? WWJD

46:00 Goal setting and Todd’s ‘behavior contract’

47:30 When the D.O.S.E. gets released, you feel better!

50:30 Todd is driven by affirmations – his love language is DMs 😊

53:55 Passion driven mornings – finding YOUR magic time in life that fills you up!

58:15 Quiet time can be “different” for everyone… create your own routine to nourish your being – your spirit

1:02:20 Have the mindset and approach of a Pro Athlete

1:06:20 Iron sharpens iron – find the community and environment you need

1:11:15 Average is the enemy – Give up good to get to great…

1:15:10 Change is scary but necessary in all things

1:23:00 Check out the Todd Durkin Impact Show and how to find Todd on social channels

1:23:40 Todd’s final message to the listeners to Take Action in life