Tell Me About YOU

I know I’m typically writing about fitness stuff, nutrition, motivation, etc….but I wanted to take a little break from that just for today. It’s summer time and everyone is kind of in a relaxed mode which is cool with me, so I wanted to find out a little bit more about what makes YOU tick.

Here’s just a bunch of random questions for you, just copy and paste the questions into the comment box and answer them or skip the ones you don’t want to answer, whatever works for ya.

What’s your favorite movie?

What’s your favorite type of fitness training?

What’s your favorite band or musician?

What’s your favorite book?

What’s your favorite hobby or past-time?

Where do you vacation?

If you could go one place in the world, where would it be?

What are your life goals?

Where do you work or do you have your own business?

What are your 3 favorite exercises?

Favorite workout music?

What’s your favorite place to chill out and get away from the world?

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Here are my answers, so definitely let me know yours in the comments below 🙂

What’s your favorite movie?

The Hangover, Anchorman, Good Will Hunting, The Bourne Series, A Time to Kill, Mystic River

What’s your favorite type of fitness training?

I love to mix it up with kettlebells and the prowler or sprints for conditioning plus I love to lift some heavy weights for dead lifts, squats or keep it basic with those exercises plus chin ups and push ups. My new favorite is also the Valslides for core work. 

What’s your favorite band or musician?

I’m a country girl- love Tim McGraw, Keith Urban, Jason Aldean and Lady Antebellum. I also love the Black Keys, Coldplay, Grace Potter and Hall & Oates (hell yeah!)

What’s your favorite book?

I love anything by Jodi Picoult or Jennifer Weiner and then for business stuff I like the E-Myth, Crush It, The Art of Non-Conformity

What’s your favorite hobby or past-time?

love relaxing on the beach or playing basketball

Where do you vacation?

Vermont, the Cape, random trips to California

If you could go one place in the world, where would it be?

Greece

What are your life goals?

To run a successful fitness business that helps hundreds of people get healthy and have fun. Enjoy my life and never have to “work” especially for someone else. Be able to make my own rules and my own hours so that when it comes time to have a family I can be there 100%. 

Where do you work or do you have your own business?

Durbrow Performance Training 🙂

What are your 3 favorite exercises?

Dead Lifts, Kettlebell variations, the Prowler

Favorite workout music?

Eminem, Metallica, Jay-Z

What’s your favorite place to chill out and get away from the world?

I love going to Vermont to see my family. It gets me away from the city and I love that my cell phone only works 1/2 the time 🙂

Okay now let me know your thoughts and answers!

 

 

Callie Durbrow

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Sam - July 21, 2011 Reply

What’s your favorite movie? The Labyrinth, The Nightmare Before Christmas

What’s your favorite type of fitness training? Pilates

What’s your favorite band or musician? Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty

What’s your favorite book? I love historical fiction and am all about Michele Moran right now

What’s your favorite hobby or past-time? Dancing

Where do you vacation? Usually Maine, though this year we are staying close and doing a lot of little trips and fishing

If you could go one place in the world, where would it be? Australia

What are your life goals? To raise 4 hardworking, honest, smart and sincere human beings that are ready to conquer the world (or at least their goals). And to own a bookstore some day 🙂

Where do you work or do you have your own business? Currently unemployed and enjoying being a stay at home Mom for the first time in many, many years.

What are your 3 favorite exercises? Running, reverse sit ups and learning to love the Prowler 🙂

Favorite workout music? System of a Down, Metallica

What’s your favorite place to chill out and get away from the world? Camping, fishing…. can be a lot of work with the kids, but it is so worth it to see them develop a respect for nature and they never mind being “unplugged”…. they actually seem grateful for it

Michelle - July 21, 2011 Reply

What’s your favorite movie?
Goodfellas and West Side Story

What’s your favorite band or musician?
Also a country-girl although I was raised in the city: Zac Brown, Trace Adkins, Jason Aldean, Brad Paisley (just about any country performer)

What’s your favorite hobby or past-time?
I like to shop, enjoy time with my friends, and lately, practice riding my motorcycle! I’ve also taken up golf to prepare for my “empty nest” this fall.

Where do you vacation?
We vacation in the White Mountains every chance we get. We have a condo at Loon Mountain.

If you could go one place in the world, where would it be?
Bora Bora

What are your life goals?
My life goal is to be surrounded by an abundance of family and friends (since I am an only child).

Where do you work or do you have your own business?
I am an RN at Boston Medical Center on the maternity floor.

What are your 3 favorite exercises?
No the prowler is not one of them! push-ups, the ab-slider thing (don’t know the name) and anything else except those box-jumps!

Favorite workout music?
Eminem, black eyed peas

What’s your favorite place to chill out and get away from the world?
Hiking in the White Mountains

Michelle - July 22, 2011 Reply

What’s your favorite movie?
Goodfellas and West Side Story from 1961

What’s your favorite type of fitness training?
Anything that makes me feel sore the next day.. somehow I think I’ve actually done something. I love to run outside too.

What’s your favorite band or musician?
I am a country fan also — Zac Brown, Toby Keith, Jason Aldean, Trace Adkins, etc…….

What’s your favorite hobby or past-time?
I love to shop, and spend time with friends. Recently, I got my motorcycle license and I’m practicing riding skills. Also preparing for my empty nest and taking up golf.

Where do you vacation?
White Mountains of New Hampshire where we have a condo at Loon. We escape whenever we can.

If you could go one place in the world, where would it be?
Bora Bora

What are your life goals?
Since I am an only child, I want to be surrounded by family and friends… I want my 3 children to give me lots of grandkids and for all of them to be close. Kind of Norman Rockwell’ish, I know.

Where do you work or do you have your own business?
Mother of 3 kids, 25, 23 and 18 and I am an RN at Boston Medical Center on the maternity floor.

What are your 3 favorite exercises?
Don’t know what they’re called: the ab slide thing, push-ups (since I couldn’t do them before), and plank rows?

What is your favorite work-out music?
Eminem, Black Eyed Peas

What’s your favorite place to chill out and get away from the world?
Hiking in the White Mountains

P.S. Sorry if this is a duplicate!

Jason - July 25, 2011 Reply

What’s your favorite movie?
Love sci-fi, epic adventure, super hero, docu-dramas based on history….i’d say a single man, saving private ryan, inception and apollo 13

What’s your favorite type of fitness training?
i love running, it’s something that i’ve always thought growing up that I couldn’t do but I can run just fine, haha, i also love the benefits of weight training and i love that feeling in the fibers of your body that you’ve pushed your self a bit harder and you feel more solid, stronger, more together.

What’s your favorite band or musician?
Maroon 5 for sure, Frank Sinatra, gotta love GaGa

What’s your favorite book?
I read a lot of Hemmingway in high school for a lit project i had and once you get past the Old Man and the Sea you really start to appreciate him as an author, I also enjoyed The Greatest Generation, Flags of our Fathers, Into the Woods which is a great murder mystery set in Dublin

What’s your favorite hobby or past-time?
I love playing the piano, i’ve had over a decade of formal training and it’s something I can’t very often anymore because I don’t have a piano with me, last summer I tried to pick up the cello and fell in love with it but because of work and life in general I had to stop taking lessons, I hope to pick it up again in the future

Where do you vacation?
If we are doing like a stay-cation I love the Cape and Nantucket for summer or Maine and New Hampshire for skiiing etc. But to really get away I’d go to Turks Caicos…awesome awesome islands!

If you could go one place in the world, where would it be?
Ireland and Poland; I’m Irish Polish Lithanian and Italian but I have yet to see Ireland or Poland or Lithuania so I’d love to see where my ancestors came from

What are your life goals?
Wow this is such an easy question! Haha! Well I’d say find someone you love that loves you back just as much, success in my job and fulfillment with my family i think are the core parts of my life’s goals

Where do you work or do you have your own business?
I work at Novartis Vaccines as a research associate in the immunology function studying how the human body recognizes infectious diseases and how it deals with it thereby helping us to create a better vaccine

What are your 3 favorite exercises?
Ab planks with a plate on your back
push ups on a ball
yeah you have to love the prowler!

Favorite workout music?
linkin park for lifting, i have a great live album from them and for running it’s anything that has a great driving beat so like cascada or something like pod runner intervals which is a free podcast, if anyone needs help with their running i strong recommend they use pod runner intervals

What’s your favorite place to chill out and get away from the world?
Plum Island near Newburyport MA, the beach there is great to just sit on a very un-crowded beach and listen to the surf and birds…

MKG - July 26, 2011 Reply

What’s your favorite movie? Patch Adams and a Beautiful Mind. Both are movies about the passions and circles of love.

What’s your favorite type of fitness training? Cycling and boot camps. I hate running.

What’s your favorite band or musician? Cold Play is one of my favorites.

What’s your favorite book? Anything Metaphysics. I love the Secret as it describes Metaphysics in layman’s terms.

What’s your favorite hobby or past-time? Cooking healthy gourmet meals and studying metaphysics.

Where do you vacation? Mostly the Southern Coastal waters a few times a year to visit my family. Last year it was the West Coast where I grew up and love.

If you could go one place in the world, where would it be? Back to my homeland of Ireland. My mom took me there on a month-long tour and came back a new person.

What are your life goals? I would love to own my own business some day.

Where do you work or do you have your own business? I direct an IT department for a local hospital organization in Boston.

What are your 3 favorite exercises? Cycling, Spinning classes and swinging kettle bells 🙂

Favorite workout music? I like your selection during workouts, but funny how I have seen classes motivate to oldies like Dianna Ross.

What’s your favorite place to chill out and get away from the world? Ireland or the North Shore.

MKG - July 26, 2011 Reply

Oops, I meant to answer If you could go one place in the world, where would it be? Back to my homeland of Ireland. My mom took me there on a month-long tour and came back a new personI mean, I came back a new person from visiting Ireland 🙂

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