Todd Honea – C.S.C.S.
An Arizona native, Todd graduated from Chandler High in 1990 and 1 month later he was off to the United States Marine Corps boot camp. During his experience with real fitness, Todd quickly accelerated past the other recruits and ended up graduating the most physically fit [better known as the Ironman] from Platoon 2082 Hotel Company USMC.
The strict discipline and physical demands of the Marine Corps set the perfect tone for Todd’s career in health & fitness. After his tour in the USMC, he decided that he would like to help people enrich their lives through health and fitness by becoming a Personal Trainer. Todd has a B.S in Exercise Kinesiology from ASU and is currently accredited through the National Strength and Conditioning Association, National Academy of Sports Medicine, American Counsel of Exercise, Crossfit, FMS, RKA, ART and is a Certified Fitness Nutrition Specialist. He has also been featured on Fox 10 News, Channel 3 News, Sonoran Living, The Business Journal, The Marine Corps Times, The Tridune and Scottsdale Health.
Todd’s fitness career has taken him from running a group of hard-charging Marines through daily PT to training pro athletes to physical therapy with the elderly to coaching the Special Olympics Powerlifting Team. He believes that a balanced approach is very important when starting a fitness program and focuses on nutrition, exercise and lifestyle, keeping in mind that there is no substitute for hard work.
Todd’s training methodology is a high-intensity approach to increasing the functional ability of the human body. Todd focuses on developing 10 distinct core abilities: 1. Cardiovascular/respiratory endurance- The ability of body systems to gather, process, and deliver oxygen. 2. Stamina – The ability of body systems to process, deliver, store, and utilize energy. 3. Strength – The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply force. 4. Flexibility – the ability to maximize the range of motion at a given joint. 5. Power – The ability of a muscular unit, or combination of muscular units, to apply maximum force in minimum time. 6. Speed – The ability to minimize the time cycle of a repeated movement. 7. Coordination – The ability to combine several distinct movement patterns into a singular distinct movement. 8. Agility – The ability to minimize transition time from one movement pattern to another. 9. Balance – The ability to control the placement of the body’s center of gravity in relation to its support base. 10. Accuracy – The ability to control movement in a given direction or at a given intensity.