Two Cues to Clean Up Your Turkish Get-Up

Hope everyone’s New Years was fantastic and safe. Lisa and I celebrated our last Holiday as non-parents by being lame and going to bed at 9 PM New Year’s Eve. We figured we’d start a new hash-tag to highlight the fact: #sleepingwhilewecan. 2017 is here and with my first post of the year I wanted… Read more

Best Articles of 2016: Exercises You Should Be Doing

This is the last post of 2016. Unbelievable. To cap off the “Year in Review” I wanted to highlight the most popular posts from my Exercises You Should Be Doing series.   But first, a brief aside. Stuff to Check Out Before You Read Stuff 1. COREssentials Beginning in mid-January 2017 I’ll be offering a… Read more

Best Articles of 2016: Guest Posts

I’m very fortunate that I have a fair number of coaches and other fitness professionals who see this site as a resource of quality information as well as a resource to help get their information and content in front of more eyes. I had a bounty of excellent professionals pinch-hitting for me in 2016, and… Read more

Best Articles of 2016: My Picks

Yesterday I shared the Best Articles of 2016 according to my readers. You all have great taste, but today it’s my turn. Below are my picks of the best articles I wrote this past year.   Lets Pump the Brakes Internet: No, Deadlifts Won’t Make Your Spine Explode. And No, Not Everyone Had To Do… Read more

Best Articles of 2016: Reader’s Picks

2016 was another banner year for TonyGentilcore.com. It was the 3rd year in a row the site reached more than 1-million “sessions” and almost 2-million page views. Granted, Google and Facebook do those kind of numbers every minute (if not every second), but it’s still surreal to me that my site was visited more than… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 12/23/16

Happy Holidays everyone!   I hope all of you have a safe and happy Holiday this weekend. Stuff to Check Out Before You Read Stuff 1. COREssentials Beginning in mid-January 2017 I’ll be offering a new 6-week “beginner course” at CORE, called COREessentials. Get it? The idea is to champion FOUR things: 1. Building Autonomy… Read more

Should You Discount Your Rates Or Offer Free Sessions?

The fitness industry gets the shaft sometimes. It endures godawful long hours, we work when others don’t, there’s rarely (if ever) paid vacation, and there’s almost zero barrier to entry which allows a bunch of numbskulls to mess things up for everyone else.   I can’t think of any other industry or profession where, more… Read more

The Missing Link: Changing Body Positions Could Spark Your Gains

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Texas-based personal trainer Shane McLean. Shane’s a regular contributor on this site so you know his stuff is top-notch and will be applicable to many of you reading. Enjoy!   When you were a baby (a long time ago for some) you loved lying on the floor and staring… Read more