Category Archives for Training

7 Lessons for a Lean and Fit Fall

Summer is coming to an end, the kids are back in school and there’s pumpkin spice and football feels everywhere. This is the time of year that many people just cruise along and ride it out. The days get busier, the holidays are coming quickly, there will be weight gain, there will be stress and […]

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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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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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Are You Getting What You Want? Start Examining Your Thoughts

Why don’t you accomplish what you want? With weight loss, your career, your relationships… You may be struggling with all of the above or maybe just one or two. Regardless of where you’re stuck, it usually comes down to the same thing. In studying my own mindset, behaviors, habits and ultimately results, I’ve learned that […]

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Somerville Training: Chin Up and Pull Up Technique and Progressions

We’re back with our weekly training video blog and today Chase gives you some quick tips on the difference between a Chin Up and a Pull Up, what muscles are worked and two progressions to safely and effectively increase your reps.  

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7 Lessons for a Lean and Fit Winter

It’s already the heart of fall, summer is over and now we’re officially moving into the holiday season with Halloween already coming up next week. This is the time of year that many people just cruise along and ride it out. There will be weight gain, there will be stress and I’ll just start over […]

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How to Get Better Without Doing More

I’ve been studying a lot about how to get better. What does getting “better” actually mean? To me it’s just building on yourself based on what you stand for, but working toward making changes in your thoughts, behaviors and ultimately habits. The title of this blog post may be a little deceiving because it says […]

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Durbrow Performance August 2015 Client of the Month: Katy Pan

1. What is your hometown? Somerville, MA 2. What brought you to DPT? It was the end of 2014 and I realized I had no motivation to go to the gym.  When I did make it to the gym, I wasn’t giving it enough effort.  I knew I needed some guidance and accountability to get […]

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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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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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