In the past decade, Pat Rigsby has built over a dozen businesses as a CEO and Co-Owner, with five becomingmillion dollar or multi-million dollar ventures. Two of those businesses, Athletic Revolution and Fitness Revolution, have been multiple-time winners on the Entrepreneur Franchise 500 with each being the #1 franchise for it’s respective market. Another business, Fitness Consulting Group, was a multiple time honoree on the Inc. 5000, placing as high as #580 on the list of fastest growing businesses in the U.S. He’s also been a Best-Selling Author six times over, presented in front of thousands of entrepreneurs and been featured in Entrepreneur, Men’s Health, USA Today and on hundreds of other media outlets. When it comes to sales, Pat’s personally sold as many as 116 franchises in a single year and been the strategist and copywriter for over 10 million dollars in online sales from his own businesses and millions more in sales for his clients. Pat’s coaching and consulting clients have been featured in places like Men’s Health, USA Today, Men’s Fitness, Shape, Women’s Health, Huffington Post and on ABC, CBS, NBC television affiliates and pretty much any other media outlet you can think of. In addition to that, they’ve built some of the most successful businesses and brands in every corner of the industry, from local business and supplement companies to online businesses, certification organizations and have even became best selling authors. In fact, many (if not most) of the experts providing business coaching in the fitness industry have been his clients, customers or franchisees. And the best part of this? He’s been able to do all of these things and more while working from home, coachinghis kids in baseball and soccer and enjoying a type of entrepreneurial lifestyle he would have never thought possible just a few short years ago.
Michael Roussell, PhD
Dr. Mike is known for transforming complex nutritional concepts into practical nutritional habits that his clients can use to ensure permanent weight loss and long lasting health. Dr. Mike holds a degree in biochemistry from Hobart College and a doctorate in nutrition from Pennsylvania State University.
Dr. Mike’s academic background coupled with his broad range of experience from consulting with pharmaceutical and food companies, medical schools, top rated fitness facilities, professional athletes, and individual clients, gives him the unique ability to translate scientific findings into relevant, understandable, and actionable strategies that get results. As a scientist, his research has been published multiple times in the premiere clinical nutrition journal in the world, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.
Dr. Mike is the Director of Nutrition for PEAK Performance (#3 Best Gym in America) in New York City where he oversees the optimization of the nutrition and health of a range of clientele from professional athletes, to celebrities, to Fortune 500 executives. He is also a sought after continuing educator, speaking across the country to physicians, dietitians, nurses, and other health professionals on the most recent advances in the nutritional treatments for cardiovascular disease, metabolic syndrome, and weight loss.
Dr. Mike’s unique approach to scientifically derived, yet practical nutrition, has made him a well-known expert contributor to both national print publications and leading online fitness outlets. In addition to being an adjunct assistant professor at Pennsylvania State University, Dr. Mike serves on the Advisory Board for Men’s Health and SHAPE magazines as well as LIVESTRONG.com. He also writes the monthly “Ask The Nutrition Know-It-All” column for Men’s Health Magazine. Dr. Mike has authored three books, Your Naked Nutrition Guide (2007), The 6 Pillars of Nutrition (2011), and Dr. Mike’s Ultimate Book of Smoothies (2015) and has served as the nutritionist for Men’s Health Book of Power Training (Rodale, 2007), Strength Training Cardio (Rodale, 2010), the Women’s Health Big Book of Abs (Rodale, 2012), the Men’s Health Big Book of Abs (Rodale, 2012), and Your Body Is Your Barbell (Rodale, 2014). He has also been named one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness.
Dr. Mike currently lives in Rochester, NY with his wife Emily and four children.
A Sample of Leading Publications that have featured Dr. Mike
- Men’s Health
- Ironman Magazine
- Men’s Fitness
- Health Magazine
- Muscle & Fitness
- Dick’s Sporting Goods Game On
- Eating Well
- Women’s Health
- Real Simple
- Experience Life
- Cooking Light
- Volleyball Magazine
- STACK Magazine
- USA Today
- Women’s World Weekly
- Yahoo Shine
- Outside Magazine
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. He is the founder of Fitness Quest 10 in San Diego, CA, a world-class facility that provides personal training, strength and conditioning, therapeutic massage and bodywork, Pilates, yoga, nutrition, chiropractic and physical therapy programs.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) and has received numerous industry accolades. Greatist has named Todd one of the Top 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness for the past three years.His gym, Fitness Quest 10, was named one of “America’s Top 10 Gyms” by Men’s Health for the past 5 years, and in addition to high-profile athletes, attracts many fitness enthusiasts of all ages, shapes, sizes, and levels who want to improve their overall health and fitness performance. His team of 38 trainers, coaches, and therapists deliver results to over 500 clients weekly.Todd has appeared on 60 Minutes, ESPN, the NFL Network and has been featured in Sports Illustrated, USA Today, Men’s Health, Men’s Fitness, ESPNN the Magazine, Stack Magazine, the NY Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, and many others.Todd earned his BS degree in Kinesiology from The College of William & Mary in Virginia and his MA degree in Exercise & Nutritional Science with a specialty in Biomechanics and Sports Medicine from San Diego State University.He and his wife Melanie reside in San Diego, CA, with their three children, Luke, Brady, and McKenna.
Sergio has over 19 years experience as a health, wellness and motivational coach and speaker. In addition to working with dozens of professional athletes, CEO’s and celebrities, Sergio has also worked with many corporations and community organizations, helping them to develop and implement a variety of wellness, leadership and productivity coaching programs and events. Sergio’s extensive credentials in functional movement science, cellular nutrition and psychology are coupled with extensive management,media and public speaking experience. In addition to managing and training teams in a variety of settings, Sergio has also worked on television for over 14 years, including the past 11 as the Fitness &Wellness Expert for NBC 5 in Chicago. He has also appeared on the Today Show, MTV 2’s Battlegrounds and co-hosted cable’s “Healthy Lifestyles Weekly”. As a public speaker, Sergio has done over 100 speeches, speaking to large and small crowds, including being the key-note speaker to over 1,500 Federal Employees at their annual awards ceremony, and over 600 attendees at Madison Wisconsin’s YMCA 110 Year Anniversary Celebration.Sergio is currently the owner of ImFIT Wellness, a Chicago-based health,8tness and motivation company that services individuals and corporations. Sergio’s passion and commitment to community andyouth also has him in key roles with Free2Play, a movement literacy program for kids, the Mayor’s and Governor’s Fitness Councils,Energizabulls (Chicago Bulls charitable foundation), with HopSports, a digital physical education program, Be The Match (bone marrow match registry), and with Building A Healthier Chicago.In addition to being the former Strength & Conditioning Coach for the WNBA’s Chicago Sky, Sergio also served in Washington D.C. as the former Executive Director of the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports &Nutrition.