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Change Your Story

I can’t give up bread I always eat cereal for breakfast My husband cooks dinner and he makes really big portions I just can’t lose the last 10 pounds I have too many social events. I can’t eat healthy I always do 45 minutes on the elliptical Cutting out grains is a big change, I […]

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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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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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