Clinic Gym Radio: Assessments, Variations, and Motivation

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My job is to find the trainable menu for my clients and my athletes. I try to see given their injury history, given their ability level, given their goals, let’s find their trainable menu. What can we train and how can we train? Let’s find the right dosage, and let’s attack it.” – Tony Gentilcore


See? Sometimes I sound smart.

I really enjoyed being invited back onto Clinic Gym Radio hosted by Josh Satterlee.

Topics Covered Include

  • Why asymmetry is normal
  • The importance of an assessment, and what types of assessments Tony uses
  • Tony’s fitness background and how he trains
  • How the fitness industry has come a long way in accepting variations
  • How variations can even support a return to normal range or position
  • Why Tony believes that easy training is good training
  • What “The Complete Shoulder Hip Blueprint” is and where to find it
  • What it means to “earn” a lift
  • What’s considered the gold standard stance of deadlifting and its disadvantages
  • The stance that Tony chooses for his deadlifts and why
  • How to know when it’s the right time to regress someone
  • Watching a client realize they’re stronger than they thought they were
  • How expectations and tracking progressions work towards motivation
  • How Tony manages clients who are training after an injury
  • Variation options for clients with back injuries
  • How some trainers go about uniquely meeting a client’s goal
  • Why glute bridges are great for introducing hip exercises to beginners
  • Tony’s advice for new strength coaches who want to improve their career
  • The resources Tony recommends for new coaches

Click the link below to check it out.

Assessments, Variations, and Motivation with Tony Gentilcore

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Plus, get a copy of Tony’s Pick Things Up, a quick-tip guide to everything deadlift-related. See his butt? Yeah. It’s good. You should probably listen to him if you have any hope of getting a butt that good.

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