The Legendary Peter Twist – Dose of Durkin

“In this Dose of Durkin, I shared a message from a friend & colleague Pete Twist. He is a pioneer, a force of nature, he truly is a legend, and a man who has survived stage 4 cancer of the head and neck. Take a look at this weeks Dose of Durkin and let me know what your are going to do this week to live a life worth telling a story about!”

Introducing – Peter Twist

From a background as a competitive athlete and NHL strength and conditioning coach, Peter Twist has become a world leader in sport conditioning and athlete development.


Sport science researcher, published author, educator, business entrepreneur, CEO, motivational speaker, leadership and team building, cancer crusher, and outdoor recreationalist – today Peter Twist’s path is predicated on creating new methods, new content, and new business models all of which is shared with trainers, coaches, active adults and directly to the businesses who service those demographics.

An exercise physiologist with a Masters in Coaching Science, he coached full-time in the NHL for 11 years and along with his own camps and consulting in several countries has worked with over 700 professional athletes including four major league MVP’s from three sports. Twist Conditioning operates six Sport Conditioning Centers where all ages and abilities engage in athlete training. A passionate educator, Twist has published over 400 papers, 10 books, and 23 DVDs on athlete development. Twist has authored several Certifications on sport conditioning and is IMG’s Global Education Partner for their IGNITE sport performance brand.

He was honoured with the 2001 National Strength and Conditioning Association’s President’s Award, the 2003 CanFitPro Specialty Presenter of the Year, the 2010 IDEA Program Director of the Year, CanFitPro’s 2012 Canadian Presenter of the Year, and the 2013 IDEA World Fitness Inspiration award. Twist lives with his daughters Zoe and Mackenzie in North Vancouver British Columbia making the rainforest and mountains his home and his preferred environment for sport and recreation.

Peter Twist’s Philosophy


Be Your Best
Give Energy™
Educate and Inspire Others
Get Involved

Peter Twist’s Resumé


Publications and Presentations