Monthly Archives: December 2009

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Slideboard Bodysaw

NOTE: I know I just did an Exercises You Should Be Doing installment not too long ago, but I needed something short and quick this morning, so you’re stuck with another one. Don’t you do it! Don’t you roll your eyes at me! I’ll turn this car right around. Don’t test me. What Is It:… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday

1. Isn’t it amazing how there is like a five week build-up to Christmas, and then it’s over in like ten minutes? Always bums be me out. In any case, I hope everyone had a wonderful time with their families. And, more importantly, I hope Santa was good to you. He was certainly good to… Read more

Q and A

Q: I saw that you previously answered a post in your Locker Room about best tips for hockey players. What are come general recommendations you would give to a sprinter? Thanks! A: People have written entire books on this topic, and admittedly this isn’t my area of expertise. However, I do have some general thoughts… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Naked Get-Up

Note: Despite the name, there is no “nekidness” in the video below. It’s totally SFW. God, why does everything have to revolve around sex with you anyways? Grow up! What Is It: Naked Get-Up. So named because I’m doing this exercise without the use of a kettlebell. Obviously, this exercise can be progressed to Who… Read more

Big Book of Exercises

Sorry folks, it’s been a hectic week at CP, and my blogging has been less than exemplary. I’m headed back to NY this weekend for an early family Christmas get together, and promise I’ll be back next week with regular content. In the meantime, Adam Campbell, fitness editor for both Men’s Health and Women’s Health… Read more

Avatar Opens Next Friday….

While James Cameron may put his socks on in the morning like the rest of us, he also happens to piss hit movies like no ones’ business. I’ve already got my tickets for next Friday at the IMAX theater, in 3D no less. BOO-YAH! In other news, I made a little cameo appearance in the… Read more

Q and A: I Have a Kid Now, Is My Life Over, I Mean Can I Still Train?

Q: Hey Tony, Four months ago, I became a new father. Needless to say, any sort of training went pretty much out the window at that time. I’m trying to get back into it, but find time hard to come by these days. I’m wondering if there’s a handful of key exercises to focus on… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Standing Retraction to Low Row

Last week, I showcased an exercise we’ve been using exclusively with our baseball guys as well as clients with banged up shoulders. Similarly, this week, I’d like to show you yet another exercise we’ve implemented with many of our clients that’s great for overall shoulder health. What Is It: Standing Retraction to Low Row Who… Read more