Category Archives for Strength

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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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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Durbrow Performance Spotlight Sunday: Kristine Sand

We’re back with another edition of our Training Spotlight Sunday. I’m really excited about this one because this lady has been an inspiration to all of us at Durbrow Performance. She came in a little nervous, unsure about the results and totally bored out of her mind with her current workouts. She took a big […]

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I Hated the Gym Last Week

How do you create a lifestyle of fitness and health? A lot of people think that it’s so easy because I’m a trainer, I have access to all the information, I know how to train properly and effectively and hell, I WORK and OWN a gym so of course I’m going to get there. Obviously […]

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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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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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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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Avoid the “Who am I to do this” Trap

I was recently listening to a podcast with an author, John Acoff, talking about his new book called Start. He was talking about the reasons that people are afraid. Obviously fear of failure is a big one but he believes that fear of success is much higher. He went on to talk about why this […]

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