Tom spent years honing his craft working in the gyms in New York City, becoming one of the top personal trainers and group fitness instructors in the country. He worked with hundreds of clients including celebrities, professional athletes, CEOs and "real people."
Tom featured in the New York Post
In 1998 Tom founded TeamHolland LLC, a fitness consulting company. In addition to training clients, he started working with gyms, the media, fitness companies, sports nutrition companies and law firms, providing targeted expertise in exercise science, sports nutrition and sports psychology.
Tom is the author of six books, including The 12 Week Triathlete (two editions), The Marathon Method, Beat the Gym, Swim, Bike, Run - Eat and The Micro-Workout Plan. Tom has written for numerous publications including Inside Triathlon, IDEA FItness Journal, Running Times, Muscle & Fitness and The Journal of the Amercican Medical Athletuic Association. He has also been a contract writer for companies such as Vega, Rodale and Bowflex.
Tom's fitness advice and workouts have been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Daily News, The New York Post, Women's Health, Men's Health, Men's Journal, Oxygen, Shape, Runner's World, Triathlete, WebMD, Newsweek, Women's Running, Woman's Day, AARP, Reader's Digest, Health, Fitness, Fit, Muscle & Fitness & more.
Tom was the co-founder and coach of the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation's "Team for Cures" program for ten years, coaching hundreds of athletes for various events and helping raise over 30 million dollars for the top-rated cancer charity.
Tom has created the workouts for and hosted dozens of fitness DVDs, starting with his orginal 3-DVD (and VHS!) Tom Holland's Total Body WorkoutSeries, which were picked up for national and international distribution and dubbed into French. He went on to star in The Abs Diet Workout, co-host the 12-DVD Herbalife 24 Fit, and host all 11 DVDs in the best-selling Supreme 90 Day program.
Tom is an elite endurance athlete who has spent the past twenty years racing all over the world. He has completed 26 Ironman triathlons in such countries as New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, Germany, Malaysia, China, Brazil and South Africa, and has competed in the Hawaii Ironman World Championships twice.
He has also run over seventy marathons and ultra marathons, with races in France, Italy and Ireland. Tom is a sub-3 hour marathoner, an 8-time Boston marathon qualifier and was the winner of the 2007 Dutchess County Classic marathon.
Ultra marathons include the JFK 50-miler, The Bear Mountain 50K, The Vermont 50K, two Grand Canyon Rim-to-Rim-to-Rim runs (46 miles and 32 miles) and the "Run to the Sun" ultra on Maui, running from sea level to the 10,000 foot summit of Mt Haleakala.
Dutchess County Classic Marathon
2:54 marathon PR and overall win
"Run to the Sun" 36-Mile Ultra
(sea level to the 10,000 foot summit of Mt. Haleakala)Top 10 finish (9th place overall)
Grand Canyon R2R2R Run
A 46-mile unsupported and solo run across the Grand Canyon and back at age 51
"Run to the Sun"
36-mile run - Sea level to the 10,000 ft summit of Mt. Haleakala on Maui
Ironman World Championships
Escape From Alcatraz
San Francisco, CA
JFK 50-mile run
46-mile solo run across the Grand Canyon & back
Race Around the Rock
Ironman South Korea
Tom is the host of the podcast Fitness Disrupted, an iHeartRadio production. Guests have included Denise Austin, Montel Williams, Dr. Daniel Lieberman, Dr. Brad Schoenfeld, country music star Chase Rice and many more. The podcast has 4+ million downloads, over 400 episodes and to date with listeners in 80 countries.
Prior to his podcast, Tom hosted two weekly live radio shows, "Real Fitness" and "The Bowflex Burn," interviewing such notable guests as Jack LaLanne, fitness pioneer Gilad, Lance Armstrong's coach Chris Carmichael and "Buns of Steel" star Tamilee Webb.