Member Monday – Laney McPhaul

Laney is a Sales Manager for a large IT firm. She manages employees who provide sales support to Fortune 500 companies in the NYC Metro area.   Her favorite exercises she says are: “12 ounce curls” – Ha! Really she likes squats and having fun on the slide board.   She’s been at Empower for about […]

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Member Monday – Dotty Reid

Dotty is an Empower great and she has the best smile around!  Read a bit more about her Empower experience:   – Tell us a little about your profession. I am a RN (who has been in nursing more than 50 years.), with a Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration. When I retired 4 years […]

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Member Monday – Anna Louise Reynolds

Words from one of our most fierce and fabulous clients – Anna Louise:   “What’s on offer at EMPOWER these days?   Everything you need to develop a healthy body, a sound mind, and a joyful carefree spirit—–That’s what!   Skilled and friendly trainers who challenge each of their clients with personalized, targeted workouts designed […]

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Member Monday – Wendy McColskey

This picture was taken in France (notice the red clay) in 2015 when I played for the U.S. onthe national Women’s 60s Tennis Team against other countries (which we won!). It was a great experience and I think my trainer Nestor and Empower definitely contributed to my fitness, quickness, and strength (especially compared to the other “senior” […]

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Member Monday – Ahmad Adi

MEMBER MONDAY: Each week we feature an exceptional client that exudes Living the Life They Envision. This week we feature Ahmad Adi.       His profession:   He’s a resident physician at Duke Hospitals – currently finishing his training to become a psychiatrist. He is also interested in public health issues surrounding mental health, […]

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Member Monday – Madison Rootenberg

MEMBER MONDAY: Each week we feature an exceptional client that exudes Living the Life they Envision. This week we feature Madison Rootenberg.   Words from Madison: “Hi my name is Madison and I run Everyday Magic with my best friend, an intentional lifestyle store in downtown Durham! My passion is animals, I am a rescue and […]

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Member Monday: Dr. Gene Oddone

Each week we are featuring an exceptional client that exudes Living the Life they Envision. This week we feature Eugene Oddone, AKA (Iron Man- as referred to by his trainer Amanda Fontaine).   Profession: He’s a general internist. He takes care of patients and teaches Duke residents and students at the Durham VA, and has […]

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Words to Live By . . .

Someone once told me, “Peter, don’t let the perfect be the enemy to the good.” I’ve applied that idea to many areas of my life, but it wasn’t until my older sister had a heart attack at age 47, that I woke up and decided to stop letting the pursuit of fitness perfection be the […]

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Empower Expeditions – An All-Inclusive Wellness Weekend

Empower is excited to launch it’s new adVENTURE – Empower Expeditions!  Join us for our very first Expedition to the gorgeous foothills of North Carolina for a ThinkFUN, GET FIT, EAT WELL retreat that will be FUN and transformative. Create and Experience the Life you Envision with an Empower Expedition. READ OUT eBOOK HERE : Empower […]

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