Muscles and Management

Episode #117 Business, The "Basics," and Building Strength with Tony Gentilcore

September 30, 2020 Gerry DeFilippo Season 2 Episode 117
Muscles and Management
Episode #117 Business, The "Basics," and Building Strength with Tony Gentilcore
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Muscles and Management
Episode #117 Business, The "Basics," and Building Strength with Tony Gentilcore
Sep 30, 2020 Season 2 Episode 117
Gerry DeFilippo

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry welcomes on world-renowned strength coach and businessman Tony Gentilcore.

Tony has trained both athletes and general fitness clients for almost two decades while having a hand in the co-founding and early years of Cressey Sports Performance as well as his own successful training studio, Core, in Massachusetts.

The conversation begins with a look at Tony’s ascension through the industry, his experience co-founding Cressey Sports Performance and what he learned in that time and in venturing out on his own thereafter.

From there, he talks about COVID-19 and the impact it has had on the fitness industry, the perils of misunderstanding sport specificity, sticking to the basics in strength training and way, way more.

For a refreshing, genuine perspective on various areas of strength and conditioning you definitely won’t want to miss this episode!

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

Episode Timestamps

3:20 - Julian’s Nutrition Tip

9:10 - Dealing with Covid

19:20 - Small Gym Atmosphere & Gym Composition

24:15 - Tony’s Background & Clients

27:40 - Dealing with Clients That Get in Their Own Way

32:25 - Dealing with Parents

44:33 - Shifting to Gen Pop Vs. Athletes

50:45 - The Grind of Moving Up

53:48 - Defining When You’ve “Made It”

1:00:00 - Avoiding the “Change Just to Change” Mentality

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)

Show Notes

*SHOW TIMESTAMPS FEATURED AT THE END*

In this episode Gerry welcomes on world-renowned strength coach and businessman Tony Gentilcore.

Tony has trained both athletes and general fitness clients for almost two decades while having a hand in the co-founding and early years of Cressey Sports Performance as well as his own successful training studio, Core, in Massachusetts.

The conversation begins with a look at Tony’s ascension through the industry, his experience co-founding Cressey Sports Performance and what he learned in that time and in venturing out on his own thereafter.

From there, he talks about COVID-19 and the impact it has had on the fitness industry, the perils of misunderstanding sport specificity, sticking to the basics in strength training and way, way more.

For a refreshing, genuine perspective on various areas of strength and conditioning you definitely won’t want to miss this episode!

All that and more on this episode of Muscles and Management!

Episode Timestamps

3:20 - Julian’s Nutrition Tip

9:10 - Dealing with Covid

19:20 - Small Gym Atmosphere & Gym Composition

24:15 - Tony’s Background & Clients

27:40 - Dealing with Clients That Get in Their Own Way

32:25 - Dealing with Parents

44:33 - Shifting to Gen Pop Vs. Athletes

50:45 - The Grind of Moving Up

53:48 - Defining When You’ve “Made It”

1:00:00 - Avoiding the “Change Just to Change” Mentality

Support the show (http://www.challengerstrength.com)