Tony Gentilcore

Because heavy things won't lift themselves

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 8/15/14

BIG weekend this weekend. My twelve year old nephew is coming to visit Lisa and I for a few days here in Boston and we’ve been spending a few minutes the past couple of nights figuring out a suitable itinerary that A) would keep the attention span of a kid his age and not make […]


Critical Eye for Program Design

Every Wednesday we hold a staff in-service at Cressey Sports Performance where the coaching staff along with the interns get together and talk about “stuff.” One week Eric may break down thoracic outlet syndrome and how to go about programming around it.  Another week Greg may discuss some new sprinting drills and how we can […]


Is Running Natural?

Today’s guest post comes courtesy of Mike Sheridan, a nutrition researcher, trainer, and author of the book Eat Meat and Stop Jogging. That’s about as manly of a title for a book as I’ve ever seen. The only way it could be even manlier is if it said: He-Man Says to Eat Meat and Stop […]


Training Jane From Joe: Do Women Need to Train Differently Than Men?

SPOILER ALERT:  No. Women don’t need to train differently than men. Sometimes they should, however.  More on that below. And speaking of spoilers – how many people stayed for the bonus scene after the end credits of Guardians of the Galaxy? How many in the ballpark of my age (37) chuckled to themselves with the […]