About Daryl

Daryl R. Conant, M.Ed

Exercise Physiologist / Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Former U.S. Olympic Committee Strength Coach


  • Bachelor of Science:  Physical Education and Health
  • Bachelor of Science: Psychology
  • Master’s of Education:  Exercise Science / Exercise Physiology
  • Student of the late “Iron Guru”  Vince Gironda

Books Written:

  • InVINCEable™
  • Daryl Conant’s Natural Bodybuilding
  • Currently writing a comprehensive book on Nutrition entitled “Metabolic Nutrition”
  • Conant’s Elite Series:  Bodybuilding System.  A twelve month program that incorporates a variety of Gironda based exercises.  This is Conant’s attempt of continuing where Vince left off. 
  • Currently involved in a complete video series of proper bodybuilding techniques.
  • Conant’s Sports Conditioning Techniques for All Athletes

Creator / Inventor:

  • Creator of Ollie the Fitness Nut (1994)
  • The Fitness Nut House Wellness Center: A Multifaceted fitness center that teaches exercise, sports conditioning and bodybuilding for all ages.  Owner since: 1998.
  • Creator of the F.I.T. Program. Focused Interactive Training.
  • Inventor of various pieces of exercise equipment.


  • Working in the fitness industry since 1988. 
  • Worked in various Sports Medicine/ Physical Therapy clinics from 1989-1998, as the resident Exercise Physiologist.
  • Owner and operator of Fitness Nut Enterprises, LLC.  1998-present
  • 28 Years of weight training experience
  • A True Natural Bodybuilder
  • Constantly in the pursuit of total consciousness.

Certifications / Memberships:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Health Fitness Instructor
  • Director of Fitness
  • Optimal Performance Specialist
  • Master Pilates Instructor
  • Boxing Conditioning Strength Coach
  • American College of Sports Medicine
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • National Academy of Sports Medicine


  • Golfer
  • Member of America’s Long Drivers Association (LDA)
  • Competitive Long Drive Participant : Longest competitive drive 355 yards / hit with 355 SMT Deep Bore 5 degree, 48inch Accuflex PRO LD Shaft:  Longest non-competitive drive 370 yards/ hit with the same club.
  • Seminars
  • Daryl has conducted Nutrition and Bodybuilding Seminars all over North America.  He is available for seminars.  Please contact him to schedule a time.  Due to Daryl’s busy schedule he is booking 4 weeks in advance. 
  • Greatest Accomplishment
  • Marrying my beautiful wife (Joy) and having two spectacular sons (Perrin, Avery).  Having a family is by far the greatest accomplishment I have ever done.  The challenges a family provides helps me to become a better person.  It is all apart of  my everlasting journey of achieving greater consciousness.  It’s all good!!!