Tony Gentilcore

Because heavy things won't lift themselves

Monthly Archives: April 2012

Miscellaneous Miscellany Monday: The New Rules of Lifting for Life, Bully, Are (Some) Doctors Shady?

1.  A few weeks ago while Lisa and I were doing out grocery shopping in Trader Joe’s, one of their employees – a cool dude – approached me and asked a few questions on working out. It was a small chat, really, but at the same time he was genuinely interested to hear what it […]


Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 4/27/12

The Pitfalls of Progressive Overload – Bret Contreras I love articles that are straight to the point and offer personal perspective from the author. This was a fantastic article by Bret showcasing that you don’t HAVE to go on the “all you can eat” diet in order to get stronger. “Pick your ideal weight and […]


Lessons From Mike Boyle

I remember when I first met Mike Boyle back in the fall of 2005.  Eric Cressey and I drove to New Haven, CT to meet up with Alwyn Cosgrove who was in town speaking at some conference that weekend. Having been following Alwyn for a few years up to that point, I was pretty excited […]


Big Without Strong is Nothing

In keeping with the “back to basics” theme from yesterday, here’s my latest article published on T-nation.com which served as more of “rant” piece than anything else. It’s pretty awesome.  You should check it out. I’m a strength coach. I spend much of my day making people bigger, faster, and stronger – with a heavy […]