About Us - Pure Performance Training

Create a lifestyle of fitness.

Remove all the clutter from your exercise program so you can look great, perform at your best, and get out of pain.

Inform your health

Build Strength


Our Philosophy

We believe that the most important variable in any program is the human one and that unlocking human performance starts with understanding the complexity of the human body. That’s why everything we do is backed by the latest in sports science and training methodology. So you can trust us to craft an intelligent plan that’s perfect for you.

At Pure Performance we do things differently. 

At Pure Performance, we understand The body you want is one that doesn’t hurt. One you can trust to not keep you from doing what you love and feeling great. That’s why we’ve created a culture and approach that combines science, world-class coaching, and individualization.

We understand that our clients are individuals with diverse goals, lifestyles, training histories, and anatomy. As such, all of our programs are tailored to meet the unique set of needs, circumstances, and objectives that make you, well, you.

We don’t believe in cookie-cutter, one-size-fits-all programs; cultish devotion to specific training methods or equipment; or other misleading fitness industry gimmickry.


Our Team

Meet our team of trainers and therapists that are recognized not only for their expertise and experience but also for the way they make people feel welcomed, understood, inspired, and empowered.

Adam Vogel



Adam is the founder of Pure Performance Training. He has been involved in the implementation and administration of Strength and Conditioning programs for over ten years.

Adam specializes in corrective exercise for the post-rehabilitative population, with a focus on restoring functional movement patterns, postural equilibrium, and joint stabilization.




BJ has been involved in the training, preparation, nutritional counseling, and rehabilitation of athletes in virtually every sport. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Physical Education/Athletic Training from Cortland State University and a Master’s Degree in Exercise Science and Sports Medicine from Ithaca College.

BJ has served on the Athletic Training staff at Cornell University (Graduate Assistant), Harvard University (Athletic Trainer), New England Blazers Major Indoor Lacrosse League (Head Athletic Trainer), Brine Lacrosse Club, and was the first Conditioning Coordinator for the Boston Red Sox.




Sam holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Athletic Training from Quinnipiac University and a Master’s Degree in Strength and Conditioning from Springfield College.

Sam works primarily with baseball athletes but also specializes in working with clients and athletes rehabilitating from injury. During his time on staff, Sam has developed a successful off-season Baseball Strength & Conditioning program with several local baseball teams.

Nick Downing



Nick began his personal training career in 2005 after completing his final season playing Major League Soccer. Nick was the New England Revolution’s first pick in the 2001 Major League Soccer Super-Draft and played three seasons with the Revs.

Nick was the head Strength and Conditioning Coach for New England Revolution from 2011-2016.  

He focuses his efforts on the design and implementation of sport-specific strength training programs, youth fitness, and soccer-specific skill development. 

Conor Nordengren



Conor is a licensed Physical Therapist and Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach who utilizes his diverse skill set to help clients return to their desired level of function. He graduated from the University of Massachusetts Lowell with his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree and has been in the Strength and Conditioning field since 2010.

Conor respects the complexity of the human body and its multi-system influences on pain and movement. He specializes in progressing clients along the rehabilitation-to-performance spectrum that ultimately leads to increased resilience and an improved quality of life.

Erin Murray



Erin is a graduate student at Simmons College where she is earning two degrees–a Masters of Science in Nutrition and Health Promotion, as well as completing the Didactic Program in Dietetics to become a Registered Dietitian.

Currently, she is a Precision Nutrition Certified Nutrition Coach and Certified Sports Nutritionist from the International Society of Sports Nutrition.

Some of her main points of interest in nutrition include building habit change and skill level in clients, assisting people in restoring and developing a healthy relationship with their food and their body, supporting muscle mass and metabolic flexibility, increasing nutrient density in daily eating, and learning how to navigate the modern processed food industry. Erin’s love of cooking and farmer’s markets helps her assist clients in developing healthier relationships with food and building nutrition cultures at home.

Erin also has a profound love for the science of nutrition and is committed to mastering the biochemistry of the body, as well as learning and following the latest research in the field so that her protocols for clients are evidenced-based and delicious


Don’t overthink your fitness. 

Show up. Let us lead you. Do your work.
Get on with your life.

You’ll start with an assessment

so we can understand your starting point and goals, and match you with an experienced trainer to keep you optimized and on track.

We’ll build you a customized training program.

Your only job is to show up, work hard, and follow the plan. Leave all the details so us.

Get Results.

Look and feel like the badass you were meant to be.

what They’re Saying

Client Testimonials

“Having had the opportunity to work with Nick and the Pure Performance Training staff has been invaluable in improving my fitness, helping me to overcome injury setbacks, and taking my play to the next level.  They have been trusted resources and friends throughout my career.  They understand how to maintain the right balance between field training, strength work, and recovery to ensure their athletes are able to compete at the highest levels.  Any athlete looking to improve their performance would be foolish not to seek them out.”

Charlie Davies, Pro Soccer Player, Philadelphia Union

“Adam and his team are some of the smartest people in the industry.  They’re not just there to put you through a workout – they realize that every client is different, they tailor programs to specific needs, and they incorporate tremendous physiological knowledge into their practice.  They have a passion for what they do.  Adam has been an invaluable partner in helping me to stay healthy and fit.”

Mike A., Client

Dr. Andrew Chapman, Orthopedic Surgeon

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Stop being controlled by a body that hurts all the time, defeated by false-starts and missteps, and start feeling and looking stronger, resilient and healthier beyond what you thought possible.


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