Monthly Archives: August 2010

Symptoms vs. Cause

Not a week goes by where we don’t see someone come in for their initial evaluation and describe, to whatever degree, some form of acute or chronic discomfort/pain in one (or several) parts of their body. Some of the more common ones, as you might expect, are the lower back, shoulders, and knees. They’ll go… Read more

One Serious Video, One Not So Serious

Our new crop of interns start up relatively soon, and one of them, Tad, has actually been training at CP once per week leading up to his serfdom internship to get a bit of a head start on how things operate. It’s been great talking to him, and to be honest it’s refreshing to see… Read more


Make me perpetually bleed from the cornea Makes me want to connect my face to the pavement *paints a crucifix with pigs blood on front door* I’ve said all I need to say here. *returns to watching paint dry* HA, look at it go!

How Are You Getting Better?

We’ve been holding our staff in-service meetings every Monday morning for the past three to four months, and it’s served as a welcome wake-up call on just how important continuing education is to not only our interns, but for the staff as well. As it is, Eric will do two per month namely focusing on… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing – Stirring the Pot

People are always looking for new and innovative ways to train their core, and I’m certainly no different. Where I DO differ however, is that I’m not overly concerned about whether or not said exercise will lead to abs that can cut diamonds (although admittedly, it’s not a bad side effect) as I am concerned… Read more

Crisis Averted

My girlfriend and I are less than 90 minutes away from packing our bags, locking the door, and heading out to my car to driving to Martha’s Vineyard for a quick weekend getaway.*** I’ve been living in Boston for close to four years now, and I have yet to make a cameo appearance in Cape… Read more

A Little Dose of Tough Love

Note from Tony: Today is a guest blog by one of my distance coaching clients, Laura. To be quite honest, I think this entire post hits the nail on the head with regards to women and their expectations when it comes to training and nutrition. You might need to put on your ear-muffs occasionally (Laura… Read more

Best 3 Accessory Exercises

Earlier in the week I received an email from my buddy Bret Contreras asking me (along with several other strength coaches) if I’d be willing to list my top three accessory movements for the main powerlifts – squat, bench, and deadlift, respectively – for an article that he’s currently working on. While I have no… Read more