Tony Gentilcore

Because heavy things won't lift themselves

How to Get to Where You Want to Be

I was up late this past Saturday night. Granted, late for me (10 PM) is not late for everyone else, especially on a weekend night. Moreover it’s probably when things are getting started for most people. Lisa and I had just gotten home from the movies where we saw the new Whitey Bulger documentary Whitey: […]


What I Do on Vacation (Hint: I Don’t Worry About Exercise)

Fitness is a part of my life. It always has been, and it always will be. I’m just as obsessed with the next person about staying on task, being consistent, and not missing any lifts. I can count on one hand the total number of times I’ve skipped a scheduled training session.  Once was because I […]


Form Tweaking and Overreaching: Two Ways to Increase Your Squat Numbers

I’m still in Cancun…..nah nah nah nah naaaaaah. Today’s guest post comes from Justin Kompf, who’s had several articles featured on this site like THIS one and THIS one. Not only is he a professor at my Alma Mater, SUNY Cortland, but he’s also someone I feel is going to do a lot of cool […]


Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: 6/30/14

Not to rub it in or anything, but as this post is going live I’m in route heading to Cancun, Mexico for a week of: A.  Vitamin D intoxication B.   Poolside reading C.   Crushing fresh guacamole and chips. And tacos. And nachos.* D.  Tequila** E.   Reacting scenes from the movie Desperado. FYI: […]