Category Archives for Strength

How to Own Your Change

How many times has this happened to you? You’re at work having lunch, or out to lunch with co-workers or friends and you order a salad. People start giving you a whole lot of crap. You’re having a salad again? Why don’t you just live a little? Just have some of these nachos. It’s no […]

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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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Somerville Training Spotlight Sunday: Sarah Deschaine

Today’s Sunday Training Spotlight is one of my favorites. Sarah and I have been talking about doing a spotlight for months, literally. Sarah has undergone an incredible transformation in the physical sense, but her attitude and confidence is what stands out most to me. She was hesitant to write about herself but I assured her […]

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Enjoy the Ride

I was talking to several clients in the last few weeks about their results, measurements and progress. We talked about how the numbers on the paper and the tape measure are just bonuses. What’s the most important thing, in my opinion? It’s how you feel. Do you feel strong? Do you feel more confident in […]

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When Will You Really Be Happy?

I was inspired to write this post after talking to a new client the other day. We dug into some really deep stuff about why he wants to get results and why the numbers on the scale or from the calipers don’t mean much to him. He had a really great perspective on this and […]

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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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Screw the Scale: Are You Getting Real Results?

If you have read any of my blogs in the past or you train with me in my gym, you know that I hate the scale. When we test our clients body fat we have to obviously weigh them in order to calculate the results. I have seen one too many women lose 6+ inches […]

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Somerville Personal Training Client of the Month: Christine Chan

Congratulations to our May Client of the Month, Christine Chan! Christine has been training with the Durbrow Performance family since February of 2012 and in that time has totally transformed her body. Her transformation was a bit different than some, as she was looking to add more weight and more muscle to her frame. She […]

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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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