Monthly Archives: June 2013

Boston Workshop: Come Hang Out With Dean and Tony (Early Bird Special Ends)

I don’t think I’ve ever posted a blog post on a Sunday, so this must be for a good reason.  And it is. It’s just a quick reminder that the EARLY BIRD special for mine and Dean Somerset’s Boston Workshop hosted at Cressey Performance the weekend of July 27th is ending on Monday, July 1st… Read more

Two Things To Improve Your Health Instantly

I’m going to rock your world this morning and give you the gift of not one, but TWO things you can add to your daily routine that will not only provide a bevy of health benefits, but make you feel like a million bucks to boot.  Which is basically a health benefit in of itself… Read more

So Your Shoulder Hurts……

I’d say that at least once a week I open up my email and start reading something that sounds like this, “Hi Tony, this is (enter name of Victoria Secret model here). I was checking out your website and……..” Just kidding – that’ll never happen.  But fingers crossed that it does someday. Back in reality… Read more

Training Tails: Build the Body You Want, Save a Puppy

I’ve always been an animal lover.  Growing up as a kid I spent a lot of time with my dog, Daisy.  We did everything together.  She’d follow me back and forth in the side yard as I hit a baseball from one end to the other, we’d go fishing together, she’d even greet me everyday… Read more

The Truth About Overhead Pressing

With all the overhead pressing articles being posted up on T-Nation as of late I figured I’d join in on the fun and I invited myself to the party. Overhead pressing isn’t for everyone. To be fair, I’m not adamantly against ALL overhead pressing.  As a strength coach I’d be remiss not to recognize that… Read more

Neural Charge: A Simple Strategy to Get Stronger and Feel Like a Million Bucks

I’m slow. Not in the “I drive 45 MPH in the left lane on the highway” slow or “I need to give exact change to the cashier so let me dig around in my pocketbook for two nickels and three pennies while everyone else waiting in line taps their foot” slow. No, not quite.  And… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: FST is Back, Personal Training No-No’s, and Bruno’s Top Training Tips

Before we dive into this week’s stuff to read, I wanted to give a genteel reminder that we’re closing in on the final days to take advantage of the early bird special for mine and Dean Somerset’s Boston Workshop at Cressey Performance. As it stands we’re a little over half-way to capacity (30 seats) and… Read more

1 Legged Hip Thrust: Cleaning Up Technique and Coaching Cues

Whether you refer to them as supine barbell bridges, barbell glute bridges, barbell hip thrusts, or what some of our pro-baseball guys like to call “slump busters” (give it a sec), there’s no mistaking that whatever your iteration, in recent years the exercise in question has grown in popularity and should be considered a staple… Read more