Plus, get a copy of Tony’s Pick Things Up, a quick-tip guide to everything deadlift-related. See his butt? Yeah. It’s good. You should probably listen to him if you have any hope of getting a butt that good.I don’t share email information. Ever. Because I’m not a dick.
A few housekeeping things to touch on before I dive into this week’s list. 1. A reminder that next Sunday (9/13) is our 4th annual Cressey Sports Performance Fall Seminar. It’s become sort of a “thing” in the industry. And if you haven’t been to one yet, you’re missing out on not only a bunch… Read moreRead this post
We had a new crop of interns start up this week at the facility, and last night I had the opportunity to spend a little time with them to go over some “big rock” coaching cues and assessment protocols on the squat. I only had 30 minutes with them and there’s obviously a lot to… Read moreRead this post
Point to someone with a monster bench press, deadlift, or squat and I’ll point to someone who has monster lats. They’re a massive muscle with an expansive cross-sectional area spanning the entire (upper) backside. Don’t take my word for it, just peruse any anatomy book and notice all the attachment points: vertebral attachments (T6 to the… Read moreRead this post
In the realm of fitness and strength & conditioning we’ve all heard the phrase: “You need to stimulate the muscle to grow, not annihilate it.” Photo Credit: Titanium Training I can’t say I disagree with the sentiment, albeit I do feel it’s a bit reductionist taken at face value. I mean, assuming someone isn’t injured or… Read moreRead this post
Tony Gentilcore is one of the co-founders of Cressey Sports Performance, which really should have been called "Cressilcore Sports Performance" because that sounds like an awesome castle where a wizard lives (and plays sports).
When he’s not picking things up and putting them down, he trains top-level athletes, contributes to the top fitness magazines and websites around, and sets up a camera in his garage to record his lightsaber skills.
He lives in Boston. With Lisa.