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Somerville Strength Training: Sled and Lunges

Here’s a clip of our Sunday Women’s Only Strength Class. The ladies are finishing up a circuit of Sled Drags with the Prowler and Sandbag Walking Lunges. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH2_S2x7GRw&feature=c4-overview&list=UUJtsBsVjTRzjhjf5nJAhJOQ[/youtube] For a 21 Day Metabolism Kick-Start, Click HERE

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Somerville Group Training: 5 Minute Strength and Conditioning Circuits

Here’s a quick video of our gym in Somerville. This is a small group personal training session. In this particular training session each station has two exercises and clients will repeat the prescribed reps at each exercise within the station for 5 minutes. Then there is a 2 minute rest and rotation to the next […]

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The Evolution of Durbrow Performance

Recently several people have asked me how and why I started Durbrow Performance Training. I have told this story to some clients and some trainer friends but I wanted to share it today because it’s important to understand that it wasn’t an accident and the style of training that we do, the way we group […]

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Somerville Training Tip: Lower Body Training with the Bulgarian Split Squat

When training for fat loss and overall strength it’s important to structure your training as efficiently as possible to meet those goals. Your week should simply be 3 days of full body strength work and 2 days of interval style conditioning. Mix a day of yoga for recovery and mobility and you’re good to go. […]

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Somerville Personal Training Sunday Spotlight: Emily Boynton

Happy Sunday! Today’s Spotlight is going to be a bit different. Instead of showcasing one of our awesome clients, I wanted to share with you the story of one of our awesome trainers. Here you can check out Emily’s journey through finding out she was pregnant, training hard through her pregnancy and how she transformed […]

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8 Simple Tricks to Lose More Fat This Week

You have heard it for years, get more sleep. Everyone knows it but a small majority of people actually do it. Why is sleep so important? You know the basics.  More energy Alertness Less irritability Less stress Longer life expectency (it’s true) More muscle tissue Less fat  Less fat? I know that one probably got […]

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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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Top Seven Ways to Avoid Cardio and Get Lean

Cardio is lame. If you want to get kinda soft, waste a ton of time at the gym and be bored out of your mind then it’s awesome. Otherwise, lame. I’ve written about this before….. —>Burn Fat Faster, Move Faster —>Cambridge Training versus Steady State Cardio….Who Wins? So, I’ve made my point and today I […]

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Cambridge Personal Training: Not Your Average Gym

    Here at Durbrow Performance Training we pride ourselves in not being like everyone else. That was always kind of my style….I didn’t want to do things just because everyone else was doing them. It took me like 2 years before I got an iPod because I thought it was kinda annoying that everyone […]

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Are You Living in Zombie Nation at the Gym?

A Cambridge gym post by Callie Durbrow   How Do You Train at the Gym? Are You a Member of Zombie Nation?   I have a Planet Fitness right near my house in Somerville and it’s in a pretty large building with tons of windows. Every time I drive by there I see a bunch […]

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