Monthly Archives: January 2014

Join the Tony Gentilcore Premium Workout Group

What is the Tony Gentilcore Premium Training Group? So glad you asked! The Cliff Notes version:  Far too many people go to the gym and think that just because they show up, they’ll magically get results.  They feel that if they put in the time, they deserve the results, without considering the quality and goal… Read more

Extension Based Back Pain is a B****. And What To Do About It

Back Pain Is the Suck It’s no secret that any form of back pain sucks.  Looking at the statistics – it’s been said that 80% of Americans have experienced some form of lower back pain in their lifetime – it’s a safe bet that you know exactly what I’m talking about. As such if you’re… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/16/14

Before we begin I just wanted to share a funny exchange I had on Twitter yesterday. Some people crack me up. So I posted a link to my blog post from yesterday – Exercises You Should Be Doing: Split Stance Trap RDL. Literally all the Tweet said was “Exercises You Should Be Doing” followed by… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Split Stance Trap Bar RDL

First things first:  some very cool news. No, Justin Bieber hasn’t somehow been scissor kicked in the throat. No, I still haven’t beaten Mike Tyson in Mike Tyson’s Punch-Out. And no, I haven’t officially earned my Top Gun wings. Yet……;o) I’ve had something “top secret” marinating.  It’s something that I’ve collaborated on with the guys… Read more

Come Hang Out With Me** at The Fitness Summit

I’m really excited to announce that not only will be attending The Fitness Summit in Kansas City this Spring – May 2nd and 3rd to be exact – but I’ll also be one of the people presenting! I know through reputation that this event is one of the biggest, most highly anticipated, and fun fitness… Read more

Lats All, Folks!

See what I just did there? I took the closing epilogue of an old Looney Tunes cartoon and applied it to an article I wrote on lat training. Barack Obama ain’t not nuthin on my word play! Chances are anytime you ask someone what the latissimus dorsi are you get one of two things happening: 1…. Read more

RFESS MFE (Rear Foot Elevated Split Squats Made for Everyone)

Today’s guest post comes our way from Montreal based strength coach, Rich Thaw.  I had the pleasure of meeting Rich several times a few years ago while he was here in Boston interning for Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning. We all know the importance of single leg work, and it’s probably a safe assumption to… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 1/7/14

So remember that post I wrote yesterday detailing the best piece of advice I ever received** which then lead to me discussing’s release of their new Workout Tracker app, which then me laying down the ground rules for an opportunity to be entered into a drawing for a free TRX? Well, I lied. Kinda…. Read more