Category Archives for Cambridge personal trainer

What Do Training in Groups, Canadian Geese and Motivation Have in Common?

I heard an interesting story a few weeks ago, about what groups, Canadian Geese and motivation have in common. This is ironic that I actually liked this story because as some of you know, I hate birds. Yep, I have a strange fear of them (not the little tiny ones but anything bigger than a […]

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Don’t Try

Happy Monday to you. I hope your weekend was excellent. We went to a wedding for one of my favorite people, she has been a friend and a client for several years and it was really an amazing day. I love March Madness so Sunday after a training session I was really excited to put […]

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Durbrow Performance Training February Client of the Month: Barbara Langone

Congrats to our February Client of the Month, Barbara Langone! Barbara has been training with the Durbrow Performance family since May of 2013. She came in after winning a month of training at a fundraiser from some of her fellow Constant Contact co-workers. Right off the bat she fit in perfectly, a great mix of […]

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Are You Doing This (hint: you should stop)

I caught myself doing this. Everyone does it. It’s hard to get out of your comfort zone, so we all kind of do “this” once and a while. What the hell am I talking about today? I’m talking about when you have a plan and you “kind of” follow the directions. Let me give you […]

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January Client of the Month: Sarah Deschaine

Congratulations to our January 2014 Training Client of the Month, Sarah Deschaine! Since starting at Durbrow Performance back in 2012 Sarah has become one of our most consistent clients with one of the most amazing transformations. Sarah came in with some exercise experience, doing mostly classes at her local gym. She started with a 21 […]

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The Fitness Lesson that No One Talks About

Every week, I write articles and blog posts that teach people how to get healthy and fit and I teach our clients in the gym to train hard and smart and to understand why lifting weights, conditioning and eating healthy are important and vital. Yes, those lessons that I teach are powerful, and I know […]

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Somerville Small Group Personal Training: Kettlebell Complex

Here’s a quick video of a great Kettlebell Complex in our group training session. The progression is: Kettlebell Renegade Row Kettlebell Dead Lift Kettlebell Clean & Press Clients are going through this sequence for 6 total repetitions (1 rep of each equals one total rep) [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlmuVB4an80&feature=c4-overview&list=UUJtsBsVjTRzjhjf5nJAhJOQ[/youtube]   For a 21 day Metabolism Kick-Start click here

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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 Personal Training Client of the Month: Pete Griffith

Congratulations to our July Client of the Month at Durbrow Performance Training, Pete Griffith! Pete has been training with us since May of 2013. He came into the training family after some encouragement from his girlfriend Liz. During our Spring team contest, Pete signed up and we talked about exactly how to get him to […]

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How to Eat for Results When You Already Have Results

What does healthy eating mean? It depends first of all on your goals. In my experience training clients and meeting people, there are usually four kinds of goals: 1. The person is overweight to where it’s affecting their health, and they need to lose body weight 2. The person has a higher than normal percentage […]

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