Monthly Archives: October 2015

Strength Expert Secrets Video Series

Earlier this year I was given an opportunity to sit down with Norwegian strength coach, Eirik Sandvik, and discuss some of my personal philosophies on program design, corrective exercise, and how to coach up some common lower body exercises as part of a larger project to be released down the road. That project now has… Read more

3 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Better At Lifting Heavy Things

“I haven’t come across anything yet that can’t be cured by getting stronger.” The above quote is one I stole from Gary Reinl – the anti-ice man – when he presented at CSP a few weeks ago during a staff in-service. It resonated with me, and save for male pattern baldness I agree with it… Read more

Movie Review: The Martian

Screw the conventional, formulaic approach to writing movie reviews. You know those snazzy, buzzword filled headlines a lot of studios use from various magazine or newspaper reviewers to help promote their movie? Examples include: “4 Stars” “Damon shines!” “Best space drama since Apollo 13.” Those are all fine and dandy, if not woefully lame. Here’s… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: HBT Overhead Press

What the WHAT!?! I know what some of you may be thinking: “Did Tony just recommend an overhead exercise?” Photo Credit: Kurt Stenberg For all intents and purposes, I’m 100% against overhead pressing right? What the hell has happened? Has the world flipped on itself? This is analogous to Donald Trump showcasing an ounce of… Read more

I’m, Like, So Popular. Making the Podcast Rounds.

It’s Columbus Day here in the States. It’s a national holiday. Which means Lisa has the day off. Which means I’m going to get sucked into a day of husbandly domestication hell. [cue Jaws theme music here] Yep, all the guys reading know what I’m alluding to: Target. On the bright side I’m supposedly receiving… Read more

Movie Review: Sicario

Three words: Sicario is sick. And I don’t mean sick as in bad. I mean sick as in “holy shit balls this movie is fucking amazing.” For those who need a minor brush up on their Spanish, the word ‘sicario’ can be translated to mean “hit man,” which I knew because 1) I remember all… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 10/9/15

Before we dive into this week’s stuff to read I’d like to first send a HUGE internet fist bump to the people at Rogue Fitness. I ordered a bunch of equipment from them this past Tuesday – including a power rack and a handful of accessory items – and I received noticed yesterday that everything… Read more

Appearance On the Coach Glass Podcast

First I’d like to thank EVERYONE for all the emails, texts, and messages sent my way offering kudos, congratulatory words of encouragement, and good vibes in lieu of yesterday’s official announcement of me leaving Cressey Sports Performance. Remember that scene towards the end of the movie in Jerry Maguire when Tom Cruise walks into the… Read more