Tony Gentilcore

Because heavy things won't lift themselves

Category Archives: Exercises You Should Be Doing

Exercises You Should Be Doing: TRX Anti-Rotation Press

Peruse any Facebook wall of someone who’s into fitness and you’re bound to see any number of running themes, status updates, or stories on: 1.  CrossFit, CrossFit, and more CrossFit (and with it endless Paleo recipes). 2.  Intermittent fasting, still (<— that was so 2012). 3.  “Do you even lift?” jokes. LOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOLOL. 4.  Non-stop shirtless […]


Exercises You Should Be Doing: Paused Deadlift

I know this is going to come across as weird or unconventional to some of my loyal readers, and if you’re one of them (or if not, welcome!  I hope you stay awhile) you may wonder if my website was hacked into today by someone playing a practical joke.  I assure you it wasn’t, but […]


Exercises You Should Be Doing: Goblet Elevator Squats

As far as “fool proof” exercises are concerned, you’d be hard pressed to do much better than Goblet squats. I’d toss in an obligatory “it’s so easy a cave man can do it” joke here, but, well, shit, I just did. Time and time again I’ve seen someone with some of the worst squatting technique […]


Exercises You Should Be Doing: 1-Arm Kettlebell Front Squat

I had the opportunity of being invited to a local CrossFit affiliate here in Boston yesterday to spend an hour or so taking their staff – as well as a handful of other trainers from local commercial gyms – through an informal staff in-service on assessment. I say “informal” because I wore jeans and a […]