Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/9/17

Julian has officially been home for a week, and Lisa and I have officially turned into zombies. I’m not complaining, though. I recognize lack of sleep is what every (new) parent must endure and understand it’s a right of passage. Doesn’t make it any less sucky mind you. I feel like I got hit over… Read more

My Go To Squat Progression For Pretty Much Everyone

Teaching a beginner how to squat well can be challenging. There’s no denying there are a lot of moving parts that can derail our best efforts to do so.   My intention of this quick-n-dirty post isn’t to break down the squat in its entirety. For that I’d encourage you to check out Greg Nuckols’… Read more

Credentials: What They Mean and What They Don’t

People should be proud of their credentials. I am of mine: Tony Gentilcore, CSCS, FMS, OPP (down with it). You earn what you earn. No one can take them from you. However, what do they really mean? Do they mean you know more than someone else or carry more expertise? Do they allow you to… Read more

The Post Where I Tell You It’s Okay to Move Your Spine

Back pain can be tricky. First off, anyone who’s ever dealt with it (pretty much everyone) knows it’s no fun. Second, there’s no overwhelming agreement as to what actually causes it. One person says weak glutes, another says tight hip flexors or hamstrings, and yet another may point to a bad hair day (NOTE: read this… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/3/17

It’s been an eventful week. You’ll know why when you read below. Lets get to the meat and potatoes shall we? Stuff to Check Out Before You Read Stuff 1. Oh, Hello Meet Han Gandalf Gentilcore Julian Lewis Gentilcore. Born 1/31/17 at 12:22 PM. Lisa and I are so happy, excited, and tired….;o) Lisa, by… Read more

What Sport Specific Really Means

Soooo, I’m a dad now. Lisa was a CHAMP all throughout, and I’m confident we’ll be heading home today from the hospital. As a heads up, you can expect just as many pics of my kid as my cat…;o) I’m still a little busy, so please enjoy today’s guest post from strength coach Erica Suter…. Read more

The Planet Fitness Myth

We’re stuck in an emotionally devoid rut. And Planet Fitness isn’t helping. I am all for showering my fellow humans with compassion and empathy. Treat others as you’d like to be treated isn’t a bad way to go about doing things. However, taking politics out of the conversation, it’s a safe observation to note we… Read more

Why Women Should Embrace the Bigness

Or, to make things a bit more click baity maybe an alternative title of this post should be: “Why Women Should Train for Gainz.”   I mean, why do words such as “mass, size, gain, muscular, bulk, and bigness” need only apply to men? While the tides have changed in recent years – in no… Read more