Darin Detherow loses 53 pounds to become a top finisher!

Darin Detherow loses 53 pounds to become a top finisher!

Darin Detherow is a 35 year old Fire Equipment Operator for the City of Tulsa and was a top finisher in our 25 week Challenge for Fit First Responders.

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Darin’s favorite aspect of FFR is the atmosphere at Fit First Responders. He explains, “The results you get by pushing one another in a group atmosphere cannot be replicated on your own. The coaches ability to inspire, motivate, and put things into perspective are really what separate this program from similar ones out there.”

Since the beginning of the competition, Darin has transformed his body physically, losing over 53 pounds and dropping 12 inches off his waist size. He has gained physical strength that he didn’t think possible. He has increased his max bench press by 25 pounds, his deadlift by 90 pounds, and has gained three inches in his flexibility. He says, “But even better is the way this program has transformed my overall health. After 23 long years, I am no longer a slave to chewing tobacco nor do I have to rely on medication to regulate my blood pressure. Mentally, I now feel there is nothing that I cannot accomplish. Once I set my mind on a goal, I know it will be attained. I have also gained a new respect for the other first responding agencies in the Tulsa metro. The fact that we all went through this challenge together built a respect that has carried over to the streets of Tulsa.”

Darin talks about the changes FFR has made in his life: “The Fit First Responder family has shown me how to take control of my physical health and improve my habits, but even more importantly how to change my thinking. I have learned that all change begins with the mindset. How YOU perceive the situation YOU are in!”

Going forward, Darin intends on using the knowledge and habits formed during the 25 week challenge to continue bettering himself and the people around him.

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    "If you want to WIN more in life you are in the right place my friend! I am blessed and privileged everyday to help people WIN more in life.

    I got my start as the youngest Director of Strength & Conditioning at the Division I level at Oral Roberts University and have been blessed to COACH professional athletes from the NFL, NBA, MLB, MLS, and WNBA through Dynamic Sports Development. As an ENTREPRENEUR I then started Bootcamp Tulsa to help women WIN in their Fitness, Nutrition & in Life. On a daily basis I now run our Non-Profit, 501 (c) (3), Fit First Responders serving those that serve us everyday, our Police Officers, Firefighters, Medics and national Guard.

    If I'm not helping people WIN through my Performance Coaching you will find me motivating people on stage through my MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKING in churches, companies, universities and athletic organizations. I even took some of that motivation and combined it with a winning game plan to author a few books. I love helping people WIN but there is nothing I'm more passionate about then being a FATHER to my beautiful daughter and a HUSBAND to my hot wife."

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