Tony Gentilcore

Because heavy things won't lift themselves

Male vs. Female (Fitness) Double Standards

I just got done watching last night’s episode of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and the opening bit, as always, was hilarious……but there was also an important commentary on societal stereotypes concerning women in politics. In a nutshell, Chelsea Clinton (Hillary’s daughter) let if be known to the world that she’s expecting her first […]


The Concentric-Only Deload

Today’s guest post comes from Dallas based personal trainer, and frequent regular/commenter on this site, Shane “The Balance Guy” McLean. He covers a topic that I feel many people recognize, but don’t necessarily understand: the deload. There are a million and one different ways to approach the deload – reduced volume, reduced axial loading, nixing […]


Getting Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable

If I had to make a list of things I hate (and hate is a very strong word, so I don’t use it lightly), it may look something like this (in no particular order): 1.  Poodles. 2. Anything Tracy Anderson says. 3. Talking about “feelings.” 4. People who complain when it’s cold outside, and then […]


Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/18/14

I’ve been up since 3:30 this morning, so I don’t really have much to say at this point.  I’m thiiiis close to injecting some caffeine directly into my left ventricle. For those who celebrate it, I hope you have a great Easter weekend.  Try not to overdo the peanut-butter eggs….;o) And for those who don’t, […]