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That's why we have acquired the services of Todd Swinney, our Director of Nutrition Services.
Todd began his career in the industry at the young age of 17 when he began to pursue his own body modification through the world of physique competition.
Over the next many years, Todd's schooling in anatomy, physiology and kinesiology put him in a position to not only further his personal efforts but put him in the position to be of great assistance to anyone desiring to gain lean body mass (muscle) and/or lose stored body fat.
Todd is an accomplished journalist, author and speaker.
articles have been published in practically all of the mainstream health and fitness magazines, he
is listed in the bibliography of "Lean Bodies", authored by Cliff Sheats and in 2004 co-authored his
first book, "The Game Matters" with Olympic champion Bruce Jenner, Mr. Major League Baseball Steve Garvey and the head coach of the University of Tennessee Phillip Fulmer
He further has been a judge with the NPC (National Physique Committee) since 1988 and a national judge with the organization since 1997 and served as the State Chairman for the Maryland District from 1997 until 2007.
Referred to in publications as "Maryland's Maestro of Makeover" and the "One Man Fitness Factory" Todd
is further known as a walking encyclopedia when it comes to his
knowledge of nutrition, training, physique modification, nutritional supplements and the human body.
resume consists of a "Who's Who" of professional athletes from pro bodybuilding (fitness and figure) to athletes from other fields including, the NFL, the MLB, the NBA and even Olympic athletes have sought his
To his credit, Todd was also the Nutritional Director for the Baltimore Ravens cheerleaders for many years.
is quick to say however, these things established his
reputation, but 80% of his
primary clientele are not pro-athletes, but people just like you who want to improve their physical appearance or general health, fitness and well being.
own words "I'm capable of applying world class, scientifically proven, cutting edge nutrition and training information and working it in such a manner that it fits the lifestyle, goals and day to day schedule of anyone.
Todd Swinney and Chris Carter; Owner of Fitness Express in Birmingham, AL.
The Weight Loss Diet and Exercise Guru » Blog Archive » Training With Todd Swinney
One man likely to have his finger on the prediction pulse of bodybuilding, health and fitness for the foreseeable future is Todd Swinney of Glen Burnie, Maryland.
This marks the twentieth year of Todd's involvement in the muscle building, fat losing universe.
Todd competed as a bodybuilder from 1980 through 1990 and then in 1993 opened MAXIMUM FITNESS, a premier personal training/nutrition center: equipped exclusively with John Parrillo's Genetic Equalizer line of training equipment.
programs to meet the needs of each and every individual client.
In 1996, Todd
moved his business and joined forces with his friend Kevin at the newly opened WORLD GYM FITNESS CENTER
is working his
nutrition and training magic out of Gold's Gym
in Glen Burnie, Maryland.
And as if he wasn't busy enough, Todd is also the current NPC Chairman for the Maryland District.
promoted the 1998 Maryland State Bodybuilding and Fitness championships and promoted Kevin Levrone's "Full Blown" championships.
In 1999, Todd
will once again promote the NPC state championships.
Todd has been a judge for the National Physique Committee for eleven years and in the January 1999 issue of FLEX Magazine Swinney received major kudos from NPC president J.M. Manion, thanking Todd for bringing Maryland bodybuilding 'back to the top'.
has lectured on nutrition nationally and internationally and has trained a flock of local, state, regional and national champions.
has had articles published in all the top bodybuilding magazines and is listed as a reference in the bibliography of Cliff Sheat's best selling nutrition book Lean Bodies.
This is a pretty impressive stack of credentials.
provides expert personal training and nutritional counseling to his clients and is quick to credit John Parrillo with being instrumental in guiding his career.
"John and I clicked from the very first time we talked" Todd
found Parrillo approachable and made the most of it.
Their relationship grew and over time Todd
got to pick John's brains on every conceivable subject: "I've got to say that John Parrillo has been instrumental in my high success rate with my clients.
Through data accumulation, Swinney
makes the hard choices.
"Should we continue on this path?
Is it working for this individual?
I ponder these factors and often make course corrections.
continued: "I don't have all the answers, but in no time at all, I'll find out!
refers to his
basic philosophy as "Metabolism Building Nutrition".
learned the ropes from John Parrillo and now, a decade later, teaches with the easy assurance of a truly knowledgeable training master.
"I frequently am asked about this diet, or that diet, or another diet - the fact is, diets are short term solutions to long term problems and they rarely ever work over the long term."
relates some nutritional topicality: "Recently I've been getting a lot of questions and queries regarding my opinion of the faddish high fat diets.
Is it any wonder why Todd Swinney
is in such high demand?
approach requires the client use all the tools and techniques we have available.
feels the process is done "one brick at a time".
Motivation is a key aspect of Todd's approach: "The vast majority of my time is spent with average people who are just sick and tired of being sick and tired - they want to look and feel better.
I take great pride in motivating and helping them to achieve their goals.
I take the things I've learned from dealing with elite athletes and apply these principles with normal people - albeit a little watered down and diluted.
As a result, the normal folks get results beyond their wildest dreams!
considers goals and priorities a prerequisite: "I consider it fundamentally important to map out each and every individual's goals ahead of time.
I have those seeking my services commit their goals to paper.
Choose their course and write it down.
I show them how we will stair-step our way up to the goal, taking baby steps seven days a week.
Why is Todd Swinney
in high demand as a trainer and nutritionist?
Results still matter.
I put Rusty on a program early last year and he
grew so quickly that when he
was visiting a taping for the WWF, The Undertaker and Kane (pro wrestlers) both wanted to know what he
was doing 'to get so big so quickly!'" It turned into a strong endorsement for Todd
and the Parrillo System: "They were excited and Rusty has promised to put them in touch with me. I'm sure he
will, but I have this recurring nightmare: What if, for the first time in my career, I don't produce my trademark great results for my clients?
Then I'll have The Undertaker and Kane chasing me, wanting to inflict great bodily harm on me!
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has been involved in the sport of bodybuilding since 1978 and became an active competitor in 1980.As a teenage competitor, Todd
envisioned a fitness center with a full functioning nutrition center as a part of the total operation.The nutrition center and fitness center would function as one, and therefore be able to cater to all the needs of the individual clients regardless of their goals or level of fitness.The results produced for the individual from this type operation would greatly exceed the results produce by commercialized mass marketed programs.In January of 1993, Todd
opened just this type of operation.Maximum Fitness functioned fully as this type of an operation and in 1996, Todd
knowledge and his
clients one step further when he
joined forces with top ranked IFBB Professional Bodybuilder Kevin Levrone and his World Gym Fitness Center
magic in the 17.000 square foot WORLD GYM in Severna Park, Maryland.
THE PHILOSOPHYTodd's programs that are utilized daily with his
clients are based on years and years of personal experience in dealing with athletes and other individuals from all walks of life.Todd
is quick to credit his friend and mentor John Parrillo for first introducing him to this type of "metabolism building nutrition."
has been called a "walking encyclopedia" when it comes to his
knowledge of the Parrillo
programs.Also commonly referred to as "Maryland's Maestro of Muscle," Todd's clients are all walking testimonials to his
knowledge and to his
level of commitment to serving each individual to the best of his
THE NUTRITIONIST AND TRAINERTodd is a certified professional fitness trainer and his college background is in pre-chiropractic studies.Todd is also a certified sports nutritionist with the International Sports Medicine Association.He
specializes in customizing nutrition, training and supplement programs that will produce superior results for the individual regardless of their current level of fitness or their goals.His
experience with personal training and nutrition goes back to 1980 when he
first began assisting friends and gym mates with their training and nutrition programs.In 1995 alone, Todd
coached two of his
clients through the ranks of the NPC
into the IFBB.Seven total clients have reached IFBB status under Todd's guidance.
has had numerous article published worldwide in all the top bodybuilding publications including FLEX
, MUSCLE & FITNESS
, MUSCLEMAG INTERNATIONAL
, NATURAL BODYBUILDING
, MEN'S EXERCISE
and John Parrillo's PERFORMANCE PRESS
...Todd is chairman of the Maryland District of the National Physique Committee of the USA.Todd is also an active national judge, judging the top amateur bodybuilding and fitness competitions in the country.Todd
judging career in 1988 and began promoting competitions in 1990.Todd
is a well respected authority in the bodybuilding and fitness community.His
assistance and opinions are much sought after and respected throughout the establishment.
hgh-PH growth hormone study -- bodybuilders
The nutritional profile for each athlete was carefully monitored by expert nutritionist Todd Swinney (Todd currently monitors IFBB Pro Bodybuilder Kevin Levrone's nutritional intake).
...We would also like to thank our professional nutritional advisor, Todd Swinney, for his help with the athletes diets.