Tony Gentilcore

Because heavy things won't lift themselves

Stuff to Read While You’re Pretending to Work: Nutrient Timing, Protein Isn’t Hitler, and Fitness Success

“Five more days, babe!” “Five more days and we’ll be on our way to the airport.” Those were the words uttered by Lisa no less than 47 seconds ago as I was sitting down to type these words. You can call it what it is: 1.  Me stalling before I get to the meat and […]


Recovering Your Metabolism: Do You Need to Increase Or Decrease Calories (Part II)

We’re going to dive right back into Lucas Serwinki’s article on metabolic damage.  For those who missed Part I you can play catch up HERE. There was some great discussion and commentary with part one, and I suspect the second half will be no different. Enjoy! So, It’s the Carbs, Right? I’ve actually been asked […]


Recovering Your Metabolism: Do You Need to Increase Or Decrease Your Calories? (Part I)

Today’s guest post comes from personal trainer and strength coach Lucas Serwinski.  Some of you may remember his name from an excellent series of articles he wrote for my site last year titled How Did Your Food Live? Know the Health Behind Your Food Parts One and Two. He did a bang-up job with that […]


My Five Most Influential Books (<– Promise This Won’t Bore You)

Today’s post really has nothing to do with fitness – at least not directly anyways. Call me crazy, but I don’t feel I need to be some fitness RoboCop* where all I do is write about strength curve continuums, muscular imbalances, protein to carb ratios, and/or deadlifts. I do have a life outside of the […]