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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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Unstable Surface Training: The Good, Bad, and Ugly by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In my latest article at T-Nation, I take a close look at training on unstable surfaces and how it impacts performance and health. Check it out: --> Unstable_Surface Trai ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 6/23/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here's this week's list of recommended strength and conditioning reading: The Changing Face of Youth Baseball - Here's an awesome guest post by Tampa Bay Rays third bas ... Read on »
7 Strategies for Strength Training with the Minimum by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Recently, my wife and I vacationed in Italy, and fitness nuts that we are, we frequented several hotel gyms - none of which were particularly well equipped. Here's the one f ... Read on »
4 Business Lessons I’ve Learned from Clients by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Several months ago, my business partner, Pete, pulled together a guest article on how training clients often have some amazing stories to tell if you're just willing to list ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 6/16/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's time to kick off the week with a collection of recommended reading. This week, we've got a "squat technique" theme: Short Topic: There's a Squatting Controversy? S ... Read on »
4 Strategies for Effective Group Coaching by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post comes from Cressey Performance coach, Greg Robins.  In addition to his "normal" strength and conditioning coaching duties, Greg also heads up our bootcam ... Read on »
6 Key Qualities for Long-Term Athletic Development by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise This past week was the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft, and we watched the three days excitedly, as 18 Cressey Performance athletes were selected - including six of the top ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 6/8/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here's this week's list of recommended strength and conditioning reading/viewing/listening: An Interview with Matt Blake - This was a good podcast with CP Pitching Coor ... Read on »
Quick and Easy Ways to Feel and Move Better: Installment 58 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's time for the latest installment of Quick and Easy Ways to Feel and Move Better. Here are five tips for you to put into action right away: 1. Try homemade arm sleeve ... Read on »
Should You Wear Olympic Lifting Shoes? by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I received the following question the other day, and thought it'd make for a good Q&A to post here. Enjoy! Q: I was hoping to get your thoughts on whether or not I shoul ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 6/2/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's time for this week's list of recommended strength and conditioning reading.  With the MLB Draft this Thursday, I thought I'd rock a baseball-specific theme this week. ... Read on »
Holistic Farming: A Wholesome Choice by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's been a while since we featured a nutrition post, so today, Cressey Performance Coach Andrew Zomberg takes the baton and brings nutrition back to the forefront. Enjoy! - ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 5/27/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Here's this week's list of recommended strength and conditioning reading/viewing: 2014 University of Texas Commencement Address - I thought this speech by Naval Admiral ... Read on »
Random Thoughts on Sports Performance Training: Installment 3 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise My random thoughts on sports performance training always seem to be a hit with readers, so I figured I'd turn it into a series I update every month or two.  Here are five th ... Read on »
Assessments You Might Be Overlooking: Installment 5 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post comes from Cressey Performance coach, Greg Robins . I have this weird habit. Although, the more I pick the brains of like-minded individuals t ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 5/20/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I've recharged the batteries after last week's product launch, so it's time to kick this week of with some recommended reading: Lateralizations and Regressions - This i ... Read on »
Are You Packing the Shoulder Correctly? by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I gave a seminar this past weekend to an awesome group of over 80 trainers, representing 10 countries.  They were an enthusiastic bunch with a lot of great questi ... Read on »
Exercise of the Week: Building Shoulder Mobility and Stability by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In this installment of "Exercise of the Week," I have a drill that combines a few of my all-time favorite shoulder health exercises into one comprehensive approach that give ... Read on »
Now Available: Functional Stability Training of the Upper Body! by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm psyched to announce that Functional Stability Training of the Upper Body - the new product from Mike Reinold and me - is now available. This week only, you can get it at ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 5/12/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's time for this week's list of recommended strength and conditioning reading: Elite Training Mentorship - In this month's update, I publish a webinar - 5 Important L ... Read on »