Category Archives for Motivation

Simple and Healthy Grocery Shopping List

Hey there, Happy Monday! I just wanted to create a quick and easy grocery shopping list for you. This is one of the foundations of your healthy nutrition plan. If you have good stuff in the house, you’re more likely to stay the course. We all know when there’s a box of cookies in the […]

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Somerville Training Spotlight Sunday: Maureen O’Donnell

Check out this awesome story from one of our training clients, Maureen O’Donnell…. I have always been fairly active.  I have a 10-year-old son that is very athletic and I try to take every opportunity to play tennis, basketball or just throw the baseball around with him.   I also do a lot of walking.  […]

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Somerville Training Spotlight Sunday: Lynn Walters Rekhi

I was always an active person, gymnastics in grade school, synchronized swimming in high school, yoga off and onbut then college and lots of subsequent restaurant jobs came along and took it’s toll. Then I moved out to Cambridge to go to grad school and while I walked every day, I worked two job and […]

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Somerville Fitness Training March Client of the Month: Lynn Walters Rekhi

Congratulations to our March Client of the Month at Durbrow Performance Training, Lynn Walters Rekhi. Lynn has been training with us since March of 2011 and has completely changed her lifestyle and has become a great part of our training family. Over the past few years Lynn has lost 9% body fat and over 30 […]

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My Twelve Rules of Life

This post was inspired by Craig Ballantyne who is an incredible fat loss coach and also the writer for one of my favorite sites, Early To Rise. The idea here is that everyone should create their “rules” to live by. The more rules and standards that you have for your life, the less you have to […]

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39 Keys for Training, Life and Staying Fit

This is one of my favorite posts that I’ve ever written. I wanted to share the article over atwww.fitnessrxwomen.com and give a few tips on how to train harder, eat smarter and feel great overall. 1. Lift weights. 2. Do sprints. 3. Eat vegetables at every meal. 4. Drink 3-5 liters of water per day. 5. […]

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Somerville Personal Trainer Tips: How to Set Up Your Nutrition Plan

Happy Monday. I hope your weekend was great and you’re ready to attack this week with focus and clarity and that you’ll have some fun along the way. In the last couple of months I’ve been really focused on making sure that I’m having fun every day. Obviously there are things that come up each […]

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Cambridge Personal Trainer’s Rants, Raves and Other Cool Stuff

          First off I just wanted to thank you for being a reader of my blog. I know there are a million things out there on the internet and I’m psyched that you are here (or still here). I was going through some of my older blog posts and I just […]

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What the Original Hulk Says About Training and Staying Healthy

              Greetings from H.O.T Phoenix, AZ.   Holy Hell, I’ve only been to Phoenix when passing through the airport. Everyone that I talked to said that it’s amazing weather this time of year. Okay maybe if you like the feeling of burning skin…. I’ll take my New England fall temps […]

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What’s Cool With Me This Week: 6 Pack Abs, Choices and Revenge

                    Whoa, it’s October….. The Patriots won, the Jets lost, I have been wearing hoodies every day for the last 2 weeks and my pumpkin coffee supply is still stocked up. Awesome. As I took a walk around my neighborhood this morning I was thinking about […]

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