Category Archives for Body Weight Workouts

Somerville Training: Chin Up and Pull Up Technique and Progressions

We’re back with our weekly training video blog and today Chase gives you some quick tips on the difference between a Chin Up and a Pull Up, what muscles are worked and two progressions to safely and effectively increase your reps.  

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Somerville Personal Training: The Proper Squat Technique and Progressions

Welcome back to our weekly video blog, here’s a quick one today about learning and perfecting the proper squat technique using body weight air squats and then onto KB Goblet Squats. Check out the video to see all the progressions and tips.  

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Somerville Training Spotlight Sunday: Andrew Tang

Welcome back to another edition of our Sunday Spotlight at Durbrow Performance Training. I love reading and sharing these because they are just amazing, inspiring stories from our best assets, our clients. This training family is like no other that you’ll find in a typical gym or even if you have a personal trainer. These […]

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Somerville Training Gym: 47″ Personal Best Box Jump

One of our small group personal training clients hits a personal best in the box jump of 47 inches. Check out the video here….   [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7WwZ-_qM3yU&feature=c4-overview&list=UUJtsBsVjTRzjhjf5nJAhJOQ[/youtube]   If you’re interested in finding out how you can get lean, fit and energized then just click here for a free 60 minute training consultation with Callie 

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How Your Body Responds to Training and Nutrition

I want to keep today’s post really simple. Here’s what happens when you start training, get back into training, or ramp up your training. This is a true statement for the majority of people, unless you are some genetic freak of nature. If that’s the case then I hate you and your perfect abdominal genes. […]

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Why You Should Add Sprints to Your Training Schedule

I get this question a lot….what should I do for cardio? My answer is simple. Sprints. If you are training properly with weights and resistance 2-3 days per week, adding 2 days of higher intensity sprint training is going to skyrocket your results. When I talk about sprinting, that means an all out effort. But, […]

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How to Master the Pull Up

Pull-ups are an incredible exercise to train your upper body, develop great looking lean muscle and get a nice tapered look through your upper back. A lot of women struggle with pull-ups, and as a result, they tend to stick to rows, lat pull downs and other upper back work. While these exercises are good, […]

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The Top 51 Exercises for Getting Lean and Tight

I have a million exercises in my database. That database is both literal and figurative. I have a huge spreadsheet of exercises and then of course I’ve got the ol’ brain. So, obviously I have to rely on the spreadsheet because I forget A LOT of stuff  Today I want to give you my top […]

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Best Music for Training, Relaxing, Work and Productivity

    What’s your favorite music when you’re training, working or relaxing? Today I wanted to take a break from the training stuff and some of the deeper lifestyle stuff I’ve been talking about. I was just working on a project a few hours ago and I had my iTunes going in the background. It […]

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Cambridge Personal Training: A Tough Conditioning Workout

    Hey what’s up, Callie Durbrow back here from Durbrow Performance Training. Last week with the beautiful weather I started adding hill sprint workouts back into my routine. This is one of the best ways to lose fat and no matter what fitness level you’re at, you can rock these out. Here’s why hill […]

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