Upcoming Charity Event

My name is Ronda Michaels, and I am co-owner of Empower Personal Training. I have been deeply touched as we plan our upcoming Empower Fitness Fair on April 18, 2009. We are donating all the proceeds from this event to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society in memory of our client and friend Joanne Roberts. At […]

Read More

Spring Cleaning for Digestive Health

My name is Jessica Bottesch and I am co-owner of Empower Personal Training. I am a vegetarian. I eat plenty of raw colorful vegetables, whole fruits and tofu, beans and brown rice are my staple protein. I stay away from high fructose corn syrup and definitely steer clear of trans-fats. All-in-all I am a pretty […]

Read More

In loving memory of Joanne Roberts

Empower Personal Training is hosting its first annual Fitness Fair on Saturday, April 18 from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis in loving memory of our client and friend Joanne Roberts. The Fitness Fair will feature fitness activities for the whole family including Durham’s Biggest Boot Camp, a […]

Read More

Running, Next Step and Coaching

Branching out is always a difficult thing whether it be a new hobby, a new face to say hello to, or, as in this case, bringing endurance athletics to Empower’s already phenomenal personal training and one-stop wellness package. Empower want you to help us take the Next Step as well as taking it yourselves. In […]

Read More

Save the Date for this Charitable Cause

Three years ago Empower held a fundraising event entitled “Train the Trainer.” Clients were allowed to buy blocks of time (either 5, 10, or 15) minute slots and dish out all the exercises we made them do during their workouts. We all had a lot of fun getting our butts kicked by our clients. The […]

Read More

Empower Introduces: Next Step Endurance Running Club

Empower Personal Training is teaming up with our friends at Bull City Running to bring you an exciting Durham based fitness event. Bull City Running is dedicated to bringing top-notch races and inspiring running events to the Durham area and they have certainly outdone themselves by organizing the First Annual Running of the Bulls 8K […]

Read More

Why Train With a Running Club & Professional Coach?

Motivation: Often one of our biggest road blocks ñ but the continuous motivation the club relationship offers is second to none. As a club you can share the trials and tribulations, you can give support and will receive twice as much in return. Furthermore, a good coach can provide the necessary jump-start beginners need and […]

Read More

Challenge yourself with a new fitness goal!

Training for a 5K can be a lot of fun whether you are a beginner or an advanced runner. Thereís something invigorating about setting a goal and challenging yourself to reach your fitness potential. If you are beginning runner you may set a goal of just finishing the race. However more advanced runners can compete […]

Read More