Chasing the Man Bod: Secret # 1

Hey fellas! Here is more detail on my first secret to help you get back to that svelte man bod you had in your younger days. Check out how water intake can play a significant role in changing your shape. The human body is comprised of 70% water and it plays a very important role in […]

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The Importance of Weight Lifting for Bone Health

What we do in our younger years has a huge impact on our risk for bone disease. Many of us will build bone especially well into our early twenties. After our young adult life, we’re primarily holding on to the stores we have already built. That’s not to say we can’t build bone in later […]

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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 – 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 – 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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Summer Cold Remedy

  Did you know you could get a cold in the summer? Have you had a cold and wanted to know how to knock it fast? Have you wondered what foods to eat and how to get good nutrition while feeling under the weather? Our Chief Fun Officer Amanda would like to share her personal […]

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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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