Category Archives for Strength

Why You Should Add Sprints to Your Training Schedule

I get this question a lot….what should I do for cardio? My answer is simple. Sprints. If you are training properly with weights and resistance 2-3 days per week, adding 2 days of higher intensity sprint training is going to skyrocket your results. When I talk about sprinting, that means an all out effort. But, […]

Continue reading

Somerville Personal Training Sunday Spotlight: Emily Boynton

Happy Sunday! Today’s Spotlight is going to be a bit different. Instead of showcasing one of our awesome clients, I wanted to share with you the story of one of our awesome trainers. Here you can check out Emily’s journey through finding out she was pregnant, training hard through her pregnancy and how she transformed […]

Continue reading

Our Somerville Training Client of the Month: Theresa Kelly

Congratulations to our April Training Client of the Month, Theresa Kelly. Theresa has been training at Durbrow Performance since June of 2012. When we met for our initial consultation and talked about her goals and the plan of attack, I could tell she was ready. She was pissed, fired up and just ready to make […]

Continue reading

Somerville Strength Training Spotlight Sunday: Rachna Mathur

Rachna has been training at Durbrow Performance since January and has quickly become one of our hardest working clients. She always has a smile and an awesome attitude and she is consistently trying to improve every exercise, every week. Check out Rachna’s story today. Enjoy! Durbrow Performance Training has already changed my life. I joined […]

Continue reading

Intermittent Fasting: What It Is and How You Should Do It

Last week I wrote an article for Fitness RX for Women on how to use Intermittent Fasting in your life. There were a lot of people that kinda bashed the idea, saying that it’s a form of starvation and there is no way you can eat enough. I also got some great comments from people who want […]

Continue reading

Somerville Training Spotlight Sunday: Chrissy C.

I have always been the LEAST athletic person out there. Never played a sport while growing up. I’ll  miss the bus before running to catch it. I like watching some sports – from a safe distance- but the idea of participating in a contact sport or any type of activity that requires movement has always […]

Continue reading

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.  […]

Continue reading

How to Master the Pull Up

Pull-ups are an incredible exercise to train your upper body, develop great looking lean muscle and get a nice tapered look through your upper back. A lot of women struggle with pull-ups, and as a result, they tend to stick to rows, lat pull downs and other upper back work. While these exercises are good, […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading

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 […]

Continue reading