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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: 8/4/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's time for another installment of recommended strength and conditioning reading. Check it out: The Functional Training Handbook - I contributed a chapter a few years ... Read on »
Random Thoughts on Sports Performance Training: Installment 4 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In light of the recent launch of The Specialization Success Guide , I feel like there have been a lot of posts on the site lately on the topic of powerlifting. With that in ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 7/30/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's time for another installment of recommended strength and conditioning reading; here goes! Lean and Lovely - This great product from Neghar Fonooni is on sale this ... Read on »
Register Now for the 3rd Annual Cressey Sports Performance Fall Seminar! by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I’m psyched to announce that on Sunday, September 28, we’ll be hosting our third annual fall seminar at Cressey Sports Performance.  As was the case with our extremely popul ... Read on »
Exercise of the Week: Dumbbell Reverse Lunge to 1-leg RDL by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise If there's one thing I've learned to love in working with older athletes and lifters, it's "joint-friendly" exercises. Obviously, these drills lower the injury risk, but tak ... Read on »
Career Capital in the Fitness Industry: Part 2 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise In the first installment of this two-part article, I discussed why "Follow Your Passion" isn't usually very good advice in any realm, but especially in the fitness industry. ... Read on »
Career Capital in the Fitness Industry – Part 1 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I just finished reading a fantastic book, So Good They Can't Ignore You . In his book, author Cal Newport goes to great lengths to demonstrate just how terrible " ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 7/20/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise After a one-week hiatus, it's time for another installment of recommended strength and conditioning reading: So Good They Can't Ignore You - This is a tremendous book t ... Read on »
5 Deadlift Technique and Programming Lessons by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Yesterday, I deadlifted 600 for three reps for the first time.  This is a number I've been after for quite some time. After the lift, I got to thinking about s ... Read on »
5 Reasons Why a Powerlifting Program Might Be Just What You Need by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post comes from CSP Coach Greg Robins, who is my co-author on the new resource, The Specialization Success Guide: 12 Weeks to a Bigger Squat, Bench Press, and ... Read on »
My Top 5 Powerlifting Mistakes by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise With this week's release of Greg Robins and my new resource, The Specialization Success Guide , I got to thinking about some of my biggest mistakes with respect to developin ... Read on »
12 Weeks to a Bigger Squat, Bench Press, and Deadlift by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm happy to announce to my new product - a collaborative effort with Cressey Sports Performance coach and regular EricCressey.com contributor Greg Robins - is now available ... Read on »
Cressey Sports Performance Just Turned 7! by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today's guest post comes from Cressey Sports Performance co-founder and vice president, Pete Dupuis. Lost in all of the excitement surrounding yesterday’s announc ... Read on »
Cressey Sports Performance is Coming to Florida! by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It’s with great excitement that today, I can announce that we’ll be opening a second Cressey Sports Performance location – this one in Jupiter, Florida – this September! ... Read on »
Baseball Injuries: Are Pitchers Really Getting “Babied?” by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today, I want to tackle another argument that gets thrown out there a lot nowadays in the baseball world: "Pitchers are getting hurt because we're babying them." Usu ... Read on »
Quick and Easy Ways to Feel and Move Better: Installment 59 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise It's time to rock and roll with a new installment of quick tips you can put into action with your nutrition and strength and conditioning programs: 1. Enjoy some cherrie ... Read on »
Strength and Conditioning Stuff You Should Read: 7/6/14 by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I hope everyone had a great 4th of July. After a quick blog hiatus, we're back to it today with some recommended strength and conditioning reading: Elite Training Mento ... Read on »
Back Squat Technique: How to Find the Right Grip by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise A lot of lifters struggle to find the right hand position on the bar during back squats; in many cases, it's because there are physical limitations blocking them from gettin ... Read on »
Upcoming Seminar: Optimizing the Big Three by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise We're excited to announce that Cressey Performance staff member and accomplished powerlifter Greg Robins will be delivering a one-day seminar on August 24, 2014 at our facil ... Read on »
What Cirque du Soleil Can Teach You About How to Build Muscle by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise I'm in Chicago to speak at the Perform Better Summit this weekend, but fortunately, my good friend Chad Waterbury provided this guest post for today. Enjoy! -EC In 2001, ... Read on »