Category Archives for Somerville Gyms

3 Exercises You Must Have In Your Training Program

I hear questions like this a lot: What’s the best exercise for X (fill in the blank here- fat loss, conditioning, muscle growth)? If you could pick one exercise to do forever what would it be? What’s the best exercise for my _______ (again, fill in the blank- legs, abs, arms, etc)? The reality is […]

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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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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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I Screwed This Up

I’m not writing this email in my usual fashion. Mondays are typically my work-from-home days and I’m really focused, ready to get a ton of work done for the week. Today instead I’m writing you this email from the Charlotte NC airport. I was at a seminar this weekend and was scheduled to fly back […]

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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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You Can’t Do That

We have a rule at the gym, saying “I can’t” will earn you 5 burpees.Last week in my email I talked about how you need to reprogram your thinking to try new things and break out of the old ways that may not actually be benefiting you.Why do we have this rule? When doing something […]

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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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Curb Your Sugar Cravings with Cinna-Coconut Apples

Sugar cravings. Yep, we have all had them from time to time. Some of us more than others… I am a total sugar junkie. Bread, pasta, even cheese, I’m all set with that and have no problem cutting it out. But my beloved ice cream, peanut butter cups, those super sweet Jelly Belly flavored jelly […]

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Somerville Training Workout Log – Thursday, 11/14/2013

Somerville Training Workout Log – Thursday = 11/14/2013 Strength: 4 Sets Tire Flips x3-5 reps per side Single Leg Squat x6 reps per side TRX Ab Tuck x10 reps Single Leg Ring Row x5 reps per side Conditioning: 3 sets Jump Rope High Knees x50 reps Shuttle Sprint x100 feet + Lateral Shuffle x100 feet […]

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