Monthly Archives: February 2012

Chin-Up Progressions for Women (The One Rep Hump) – Part III

Last one, I promise. By now, I’m sure there are some reading who are thinking to themselves, “alright Gentilcore, lets turn the page for crying out loud!,” or feel as if Charlie Brown’s teacher is talking to them:, “Wannk, wannk, wannk………” I didn’t think it was possible, but what started as a quick blog post… Read more

Chin-Up Progressions for Women (The One Rep Hump) – Part II

Okay, before I continue with second part of this post, two things need to happen: 1.  If you haven’t already, you need to check out PART I. I’m not going to sit here and say it’s the best thing ever written on the internet (although it’s pretty close), but it definitely sets the tone for… Read more

Chin-Up Progressions for Women (The One Rep Hump) – Part I

I’ve noted in the past that, outside of maybe a handful (who are working their tails off to get there), every female client that trains at Cressey Performance (above the age of 16) can do a real, dead start, arms fully extended, sternum to the bar, non-spastic looking, legit chin-up.  Usually for multiple reps. In… Read more

Cressey Performance is Hiring!!!!!

And I even used extra exclamation points, so you know it’s kind of a big deal. You read the title correctly; we are currently in the process of setting things in motion to hire a new strength and conditioning coach at Cressey Performance. This is the first time we’ve ever posted a job externally, as… Read more

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: Aragorn, Steak, and Hill Sprints

1. One of the cool parts about the neighborhood that I live in – other than Traders Joe’s, Starbucks, Panera Bread, and the bookstore all being within a five minute walk from my apartment – is the fact that one of the most badass, independent movie theaters is like four blocks away. It’s no secret… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 2/17/12

I’ve been spending the majority of this week working on (and tweaking) my presentation that I’ll be giving in a few days at the Downtown Crossing Boston Sports Club to a group of 30 or so trainers. Needless to say, I’m really excited for the opportunity, and it should be a great presentation.  I’ve even… Read more

How to Write For Fitness Mags

Q: Tony…love the blog! Real quick, what would your suggestions be on how to get featured in magazines like Mens Health? I have a blog and am going to be writing locally in Philadelphia. I wrote a Masters Thesis on Golf Biomechanics…and now I love to write about physiology and fat loss….any advice is much… Read more

A Girlfriend’s Response To the Atrocity That Is Women’s Fitness Marketing

UPDATE: said girlfriend who wrote this post is now my wife. Holla! It seems I ruffled a few feathers last week when I re-visited my 4 Things Your Girlfriend Should Know article. For those who need to catch up: 1.  I wrote an article five years ago. 2.  It got sucked into some sort of… Read more