Posts in "psychology"

The Powerful Perfectionist

I have a BIG treat for you. My wife, Dr. Lisa Lewis, is making a much anticipated cameo on my site today. People loooove when she chimes in and writes an article for the site. Tony Gentilwhonow? Enjoy. She trains. Hard. Makes progress and achieves goals. Inspires and impresses others. She balances work, finances, family,… Read more

Overcomplicating the Uncomplicated

The message conveyed in the following post is meant to come across as a little tongue-in-cheek and sarcastic. But here it goes anyways: We like to overcomplicate things. To say this, of course, comes with a degree of subjectivity. Given the current climate we live in with regards to politics, gun control, terrorism, climate change,… Read more

6 Ways To Instill Success In Your Client’s Training Programs

The answer is easy: Tell them to add more weight to the barbell. Facetiousness aside, I wanted to spend some time discussing a few strategies you can (hopefully) implement today that will make the training programs you write for your athletes and clients more successful. “Successful” in this context means 1) your clients continue to… Read more

Disfluency and Why It Can Help You Reach Your Fitness Goals

In the Spring of ’96 I made my first collegiate start as a pitcher. I was playing for Onondaga Community College out of Syracuse, NY, and we were down in Florida for our annual Spring Training trip. Can you find me? Not only was it the first time I saw green grass in several months… Read more

Striving to Be More, Instead of Wanting to Be Less: Why Strength Training is a Perfect Fit for Women

I was going to title this article “Why Women Should Strength Train,” and then, being my witty/whimsical self, write something to the effect of: “Because, it’s the shit.” [Smoke bomb, smoke bomb. Exit stage left].   But that would have been lame for a few reasons: The title wouldn’t have been click-baity enough. There’s little… Read more

How to Press the Reset Button on Your Health and Fitness Goals

If you’re like a lot of people, back on December 31, 2015 you vowed to make some changes in your life. You were going to quit smoking, drink more water, read more, spend more time with family, start a new hobby, stop watching porn, or any number of equally nobel and novel things. It’s likely,… Read more

Strong Body-Strong Mind Workshop

I’m pumped to announce the inaugural Strong Body-Strong Mind Workshop featuring myself and my wife, Dr. Lisa Lewis. *smoke bomb, smoke bomb* TA-DA! This is an event Lisa and I have been marinating on for a few months now, and something we’re really excited to explore and hopefully make into a “thing.” The 10-second Elevator… Read more

Ready. Mindset. Lift: Mindfulness For Optimal Workouts

Today’s post comes courtesy of reader’s favorite, and my wife, Dr. Lisa Lewis. Both Lisa and Artemis Scantalides will be presenting their I Am Not Afraid To Lift (the Power of Mindset Edition) at Dauntless Fitness & Health in Severna Park, Maryland on April 2, 2016. For more information and to register go HERE. Ready…. Read more