Monthly Archives: March 2016

The Nutrition and Supplement Industry Police

There are shady characters in every industry, but it’s seemingly within the nutrition and supplement industry where the shadiest of shady characters reside. Note: check out FREE offer at bottom of this post. How else to explain an industry where (celebrity) doctors cut their ties to integrity and shill the miraculous fat loss properties of… Read more

The “Real” vs. “BS” Hip Flexor Stretch

I for one fall into the camp that static stretching is often over-prescribed; an easy default recommendation for some fitness professionals too lazy to dig a little deeper. “Tight” hamstrings? Go stretch those bad boys. “Tight” hip flexors? Better go stretch! Bad hair day? Go stretch. I don’t feel static stretching is a complete waste of… Read more

Two Dudes Talking Core Training

Regulars to this site are very familiar with the name Mike Robertson. He’s a good friend, but also a coach I respect immensely. Not only does he produce top-notch athletes who are seemingly bulletproof, but he’s also someone who continuously churns out quality content that helps elevate the strength and conditioning/fitness community. He also has… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 3/11/16

Pardon the visual, but I’m recovering from the epic nerd-boner I got this morning after watching the final trailer for Captain America: Civil War. How nuts/amazing/OMGSHUTUPANDTAKEMYMONEY was that? May 6th can’t come soon enough. Much to my wife’s chagrin, you know I’m going to be one of those guys who wants to show up at… Read more

Exercises You Should Be Doing: Modified Side Lying Hip Abduction with Leg Slide

When most people – at least within fitness circles – think of “glutes,” they envision bikini models/figure competitors up on stage or people with 400+ lb hip thrust with the ability to crack a walnut/crush a Volvo between their cheeks, in what’s known as the 21st century’s version of “coolest bar trick ever.” And well,… Read more

13 Ways to Improve Your Deadlift, FAST!

You could say I like to write about deadlifts. Well that, and zombies. Or zombies fighting ninjas. Or how adorable my cat is, which has nothing to do with zombies. Oh, and speaking of cats……cats vs. zombies. But mostly I like to write about deadlifts. Photo Credit: Andrey In my latest article that went up… Read more

Tony Gentilcore Swag Now Available: Building a Brand

If you were to tell me ten (0r even five) years ago that I’d see my name plastered on a t-shirt as some sort of “brand,” I would have laughed at you. “Yeah, right” I would have said back then. “What’s next, lightsabers are real? Donald Trump will be considered a viable presidential candidate?” And… Read more

Stuff To Read While You’re Pretending To Work: 3/4/16

Happy House of Cards Day! Earlier this week I reminded my wife that season 4 of House of Cards came out on Netflix on Friday (today), and to say she was a wee bit excited would be an understatement. On Wednesday she was like, “I can not WAIT for House of Cards weekend.” That’s more… Read more