Category Archives for Success

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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How to Eat Paleo When You Aren’t Always Home to Cook

Paleo is pretty awesome, I’m a big believer in the health benefits and the ease of the lifestyle. If you don’t eat Paleo, that’s cool, as long as you are getting results. I’m not here to go all dogma on you and say that’s the only way to eat but right now it’s working well for me […]

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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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Keeping the Simple in Nutrition

The more I learn about all the complexities of nutrition and the human body, the more I realize it’s imperative to keep it super simple. There is NO other way. There’s just too much out there today to bog you down. I see it every day; clients confused about what to eat and when to […]

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Awesome vs. Average

Average is becoming the new normal. So many people don’t even realize it. How many days out of the week are you doing something awesome? Most people just go about their day, wishing for the weekend to come. That’s no way to go through life. I’m not here to preach on what is awesome for […]

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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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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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