Safety Squat Yoke Bar: Training Application

This is a Tony Gentilcore & Matthew Ibrahim collaborative post. Or, as I like to call it: A Gentilhim (or Ibracore?) production. The Safety Squat Yoke Bar (also referred to as “SSB”) is a popular speciality bar that’s most often affiliated with collegiate strength & conditioning facilities, powerlifting gyms, or gyms that are a bit… Read more

30 Days of Shoulders: Days 21-30

30 Days of Shoulders: Days 21-30 The third and final installment of my “30 Days of Shoulders” series went live today over at T-Nation.com. All three parts cover everything from shoulder assessment and tips on shoulder friendly pressing t0 how to improve shoulder health and performance. Collectively it’ll make all your hopes and dreams come… Read more

Does Stretching Improve Performance?

I’m still overseas in the U.K. I’ve got some of my own content lined up for later this week, but today TG.com regular, Travis Hansen, was kind enough to pinch write for me today. It’s on static stretching and whether or not there’s any efficacy towards it helping to improve athletic performance. Enjoy. Does Stretching… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 9/7/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. Coaching Competency – Dublin, Ireland This is happening Sunday, September 8, 2019 (TOMORROW). Register HERE If you happen to live in or near Dublin, there are spots still available. 2. Strategic Strength Workshop – London, England This is happening the weekend of September 14-15th, 2019. Register HERE Luke Worthington and I… Read more

4 Coaching and Program Design Digressions

Today is the last day you can purchase Mike Robertson’s latest resource, Complete Coach Certification, at a hefty discount. Mike’s one of the best coaches I know, and if you’re at all affiliated with the fitness industry it would behoove you to consider investing in this awesome product. There’s so much more to being a… Read more

30 Days of Shoulders: Days 11-20

I’m writing this from my most favorite place in the world… …a room full of cute and cuddly kittens. Just kidding, I’m in London. I’m here because I have a few speaking engagements lined up –  a half-day Shoulder workshop for a crew of Equinox trainers in Kensington on Saturday, my Coaching Competency Workshop in… Read more

90s Hip Hop, Complete Coach, and Mike Robertson

My good friend, Mike Robertson, released is latest resource this week…the Complete Coach Certification. Check it out here —> http://bit.ly/2lWGhpJ It’s on sale this week only (until Friday,  9/6) at a hefty discount. If you’re a strength coach, personal trainer, you work with athletes, non-athletes, Doug from accounting, or ninjas, this resource will make you… Read more

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/30/19

BUT FIRST…CHECK THIS STUFF OUT 1. Coaching Competency – Dublin, Ireland This is happening Sunday, September 8, 2019 (NEXT WEEKEND). Register HERE So what happens when a room full of Irish(w0)men find out I’m not much of a drinker?…;o) Whether you get paid to tell people to lift heavy things or you just like to lift… Read more