Overcoming Adversity: Sean-Michael Doty of TrAk Athletics on Creating a Resilient Mindset (FFP Podcast 161)

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

overcoming adversity

Episode 161 of the Fit Father Project Podcast is all about overcoming adversity and creating a resilient mindset in the face of setbacks.

In this episode, you’ll meet Sean-Michael Doty, a fitness expert and the general manager and part-owner of TrAk Athletics, an adult strength and conditioning facility in Akron, Ohio.

Sean-Michael’s journey has been anything but straightforward. It's been a path filled with ups, downs, victories, obstacles, and a whole lot in between.

It all started when he was a college track star and suffered a torn ligament in his ankle. He was determined to recover quickly and rejoin his team, and he did, helping them win their first conference title in 20 years. 

But, that fuel and determination to get back quickly also led him down a path of injuries that ultimately derailed his career and left him feeling lost and depressed.

But sometimes, our setbacks can lead us to discover new paths, and throughout Sean-Michael’s life, he learned the value of resilience, adaptability, and determination. 

His journey has taught him that the toughest challenges can sometimes lead us to the greatest opportunities, and the most significant setbacks can help us grow into the best versions of ourselves.

He has so much wisdom to share, and you’ve got to hear his story!

In this episode, you’ll learn about:

  • The pre-peak performance mindset.
  • How you can shape your mind so it’s attuned to achieve goals.
  • How to stay calm and peaceful through it all.
  • How to overcome adversity, injuries, and more. 
  • How to see the bright light in our challenges.
  • And so much more!

So, if you want to get the most from your health and fitness efforts, listen to this episode on overcoming adversity, take some notes, and check out FF30X!

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Dr. Anthony Balduzzi, NMD
Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

Founder Fit Father Project, Founder Fit Mother Project

After watching his own Dad lose his health and pass away at the young age of 42, Dr. Balduzzi founded The Fit Father Project and Fit Mother Project to help busy dads and moms get and stay healthy for their families.

Dr. Anthony Balduzzi holds dual degrees in Psychology & Nutrition from the University of Pennsylvania, a Doctorate of Naturopathic Medicine, and is also a former national champion bodybuilder. He’s is most proud of the fact that he’s helped over 40,000 families in over 100 countries lose weight and get healthy for life.

*Please know that weight loss results and health changes/improvements vary from individual to individual; you may not achieve similar results. Always consult with your doctor before making health decisions. This is not medical advice – simply very well-researched info on overcoming adversity.

Written by: Dr. Anthony Balduzzi,

Men's Health Doctor & Founder
The Fit Father Project & Fit Mother Project

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