Monthly Archives: May 2012

Stop Chasing Pain Podcast with Tony Gentilcore

Late last summer I made the trek down to NYC to attend the Peak Diet and Training Summit to get my learnification on as well as take part in an “expert panel” that Joe Dowdell put together as part of that weekend’s festivities. As much I LOVE getting smarter (and I did a ton of… Read more

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Write Your Own Program

Today’s guest post comes from fellow strength coach, Conor Nordengren.  Conor interned with us at Cressey Performance coming up on two years ago now, and since has gone on to establish himself as a reputable coach in the New England area. His post today comes in a timely fashion since I, too, have recently been… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 5/10/12

Several month’s ago Adam Bornstein (yes, THAT Adam Bornstein) contacted me and asked if I’d be interested in submitting an ab routine for his upcoming book, The Women’s Health Big Book of Abs. Without blinking an eye I said yes, sent a little sumthin sumthin Adam’s way, and then completely forgot about it. Just the… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Tall Kneeling Landmine

You may be wondering why I’ve been out of commission since like the middle of the last week. For starters, Joe’s post – Just Because a Doctor Said It: A Response – was such a huge hit, and got such a great response, that I wanted to keep it up for a few days to… Read more

Just Because A Doctor Said It – A Response

About a week and a half ago I posted a Facebook status which read, “I’m sorry, but just because ‘your doctor said so’ doesn’t mean you’re right.” It was in response to an article that Adam Bornstein wrote on titled The Most Dangerous Diets Ever, where a handful of readers were up in arms… Read more

The (Not So) Obvious Causes of Low Back Pain

Back pain is a bitch.  There’s really no other way to describe it. It’s been said that 80% of Americans will experience it at one point or another, which, when you run the numbers, is like four out of five people.  Yep, that’s what I like to call math. Needless to say, back pain bites… Read more