Calorie Restriction and Life Span

WARNING: this is going to be a doozy of a post. The topic of calorie restriction to increase one’s lifespan has grown in popularity in recent years and to be honest, I am not falling for it. First: we don’t necessarily know for sure whether or not it works. Sorry weirdos, but just because there… Read more

Your Naked Nutrition Guide

It’s been awhile since I had any nutritional content on the blog, so I figured I would let people know about an outstanding product. My friend and uber cool nutritionist Mike Roussell released his manual “Your Naked Nutrition Guide” a few months ago. Not only is it the most awesome name for a manual ever,… Read more

Q an A (ACL injury)

Q: Tony, the fitness coordinator where I work just asked me to take another client, but she has a left knee injury (ACL). She wants to go on a fat loss program. I don’t want to risk injuring her just doing bodyweight squats and lunges because she has mentioned tome that both movements hurt her… Read more

The Mommy Makeover

I got an e-mail this morning that had a link to this article in the NY Times titled: Is the ‘Mom Job’ Really Necessary? In a nutshell the article describes how some plastic surgeons are charging upwards of $10,000-$30,000 for a procedure called “the mommy makeover.” Aimed at mothers, it usually involves a trifecta: a… Read more

Lets Talk Supplements

This is a mini-article that I originally wrote for The Fitcast a few months ago. I figured this would be a great place to post it since there is still an overwhelming stigma on the supplement industry in general. As Alwyn Cosgrove has stated time and time again: supplements are progress ENHANCERS, not progress starters…. Read more

The “Core” of Tony Gentilcore

My friend Leigh Peele, author of The Fat Loss Troubleshoot asked me awhile back if I would take part in an interview series that she was putting together for her website. Without hesitation I said “yes, but only if you send me a copy of your book.” (Side Note: I would have done the interview… Read more

Working Out vs. Training

Anyone who has read my articles or who has trained with me in person knows that I like to differentiate between “working out” and “training.” In my opinion there is a huge difference. Walk into any fitness center or sports club and you will inevitably see most people “working out.” If more people “trained,” I… Read more

Myth Busters

Ever watch that show on the Discovery channel called “Myth Busters?” In short, two dudes separate truth from urban legend with the aid of modern-day science. Some past episodes include: 1. Can the unaided human voice shatter glass? 2. Can a penny dropped from a tall building kill someone on ground level? 3. Is it… Read more