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Lessons From My Failures

Sometimes I take my life lessons from Olivia Pope. If you don’t watch Scandal you need to get on that. Total girl crush right here. The best thing about Olivia is her famous line “It’s handled.” My question for you is, are you handling your shit? What I mean by this is are you trying […]

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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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Are You Doing This (hint: you should stop)

I caught myself doing this. Everyone does it. It’s hard to get out of your comfort zone, so we all kind of do “this” once and a while. What the hell am I talking about today? I’m talking about when you have a plan and you “kind of” follow the directions. Let me give you […]

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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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Coffee and Chocolate Protein Shake

Here is one of my favorite breakfast shake options. It combines two of the best things ever, coffee and chocolate. This is super simple and you can blend it up on your way out the door before work, use this as a pre-workout boost or save it for a mid-morning pick me up. Here’s how […]

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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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