About Daryl

Exercise Physiologist / Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Former U.S. Olympic Committee Strength Coach (1994-1996)

2019 AAU Mr. Universe (3rd Place Men’s Masters Division)

2021 AAU Mr. Universe (1st Place)

(Overall Winner Classic Bodybuilding  Masters Division)

2022 Mr. America (5th Place Men’s Masters, 5th Place Men’s Open)

2023 Mr. America (3rd Place Men’s Masters)


  • 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™
    • Diet Earth™
    • CiviLIESation™
    • Positopes™
    • Buff Daddy™: Bodybuilding for the Family Man
    • Secrets to Fat Loss
    • ConVINCEd™
    • Healthy Living: For a Better YOU!
    •  Sculpting a Masterpiece
    •  100 Fit Tips: Volume 1
    •  100 Fit Tips: Volume 2

Creator / Inventor:

    • Owner of Conant Conditioning: A Multifaceted fitness center that teaches exercise, sports conditioning, bodybuilding, and nutrition for all ages.  Own and operated since: 1998.
    • Creator of the F.I.T. Program. Focused Interactive Training.
    • Inventor of various pieces of exercise equipment.
    • Conant’s Golf Conditioning Program
    • The Elite Series Training System
    • The Ab Inferno Training System
    • The D-Bell™ Training System


  • 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
  • 42 Years of weight training experience
  • A True Natural Bodybuilder for life

Certifications / Memberships:

  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Health Fitness Instructor
  • 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.
  • 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 and a daughter.  Having a family is by far the greatest accomplishment I have ever achieved.  The challenges a family provides  motivates me to be a better person each and every day.
  • Through all the accomplishments I have achieved in my life none would be possible without the inspiration and faith in my Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Phil: 4:13: I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.