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Eric C. Healthy Living Professional

Boston, Massachusetts
Eric Cressey is the owner of Cressey Performance, a facility with locations in Hudson and Framingham, Massachusetts. A highly sought-after coach for healthy and injured athletes alike, Eric has helped athletes at all levels - from youth sports to the professional and Olympic ranks - achieve their... Full Bio
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Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 4/7/15 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm making the drive from Florida to Massachusetts over the next two days, so there won't be time for new content. However, I've got some awesome reads and a "listen" to hol ... Read on »
Are You Willing to Ask for Help? by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise For a huge chunk of my life, I was a complete control freak. Looking back, I was convinced that I could "handle" everything that came my way - both in terms of expertise and ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: Epic HPH Sale Edition by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise With The High Performance Handbook on sale for the first time ever this week ($50 off), I've been doing a lot of guest blogging and interviews for other sites to spread the ... Read on »
15 Random Thoughts on Strength and Conditioning Programs by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise With this week's big sale on The High Performance Handbook , I figured it would be a good time to discuss some programming lessons I've learned over the years - as well as t ... Read on »
Save $50 on The High Performance Handbook! by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm psyched to announce that for the first time ever, I'm putting my most popular product, The High Performance Handbook , on sale. Through this Saturday at midnight, you ca ... Read on »
Exercise of the Week: Split-Stance Anti-Rotation Medicine Ball Scoop Toss by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In this installment of "Exercise of the Week," I want to introduce you to one of my favorite "introduction" medicine ball exercises, the Split-Stance Anti-Rotation Medicine ... Read on »
Quick and Easy Ways to Feel and Move Better – Installment 61 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This installment of quick tips comes from Cressey Sports Performance coach, Miguel Aragoncillo. 1. Use “discovery learning” as a way to improve retention for movement pa ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 3/23/15 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Good morning, gang. I hope you all had a great weekend. We're going to kick off the week with some recommended strength and conditioning reading from around the 'net: S ... Read on »
How Much Protein Do You Really Need? by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post comes from the good folks at Examine.com , a great website to which I refer often for unbiased information on supplements and nutrition. Enjoy! - EC P ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 3/17/15 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Let's get this week off on the right foot with some recommended strength and conditioning reading: Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us - An incoming Cressey Sports Performan ... Read on »
Repetition vs. Randomness: Which Will Get You Fit Faster? by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In his book, Hooked: How to Build Habit-Forming Products , author Nir Eyal goes to great lengths to discuss the various factors that make consumers fall in love with certain ... Read on »
Conditioning for Powerlifters (and Anyone Who Just Wants to Get Strong) by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post is an interview orchestrated by Jen Sinkler, the creator of the expansive new conditioning resource, Lift Weights Faster 2.0 . Enjoy! -EC Full ... Read on »
Coaching Cues to Make Your Strength and Conditioning Programs More Effective – Installment 11 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In today's post, I want to cover three more coaching cues you can use to clean up your training technique. These are ones I use all the time with athletes at Cressey Sports ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 3/4/15 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's been a busy week, so I've gotten a late start to putting out new content. Fortunately, I came across some good reads from around the 'net. Check these out: The Pos ... Read on »
Strength Exercise of the Week: Trap Bar Deadlift vs. Band by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's been a while since I posted an "Exercise of the Week," but hopefully today's offering will atone for that, as this is one of my favorite exercises to program in the lat ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Programs: Understanding Stress and Adaptation by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post comes from former Cressey Sports Performance intern, James Cerbie. Enjoy! -EC   I’m going to let you in on a little secret Your body has its ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 2/23/15 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Happy Monday, folks! Here are some good strength and conditioning articles to kick off your week: Hip Extension and Rotational in the Baseball Swing - Here's a "reincar ... Read on »
10 Important Notes on Assessments by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm a big believer in the importance of the "Assess, Don't Assume" mentality. However, it's crucial that assessments be approached the right way in order to deliver optimal ... Read on »
Long-Term Athletic Development: Optimizing A Young Athlete’s First Day at the Gym by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post comes from former Cressey Sports Performance intern, John O'Neil. I'd like to devote more attention to long-term athletic development here at EricCressey. ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 2/17/15 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here are some good reads from the past week in the strength and conditioning world: Forget Calorie Counting - Brian St. Pierre and Ryan Andrews present a great perspect ... Read on »