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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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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 »
A Quick Lesson on Long-Term Athletic Development by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise On Wednesday night, the Vanderbilt Baseball team won the first men's national championship in any sport in school history.  I'm absolutely ecstatic, as we've trained several ... Read on »
Supplementation Without Evidence: How to Approach Things that *Might* Work Intelligently by Eric C. Healthy Living Professional Posted in: Blog Posts in Exercise Today, we've got a guest post from Kamal Patel on the ever-controversial topic of supplementation. Kamal was instrumental in creating the great new resource, the Examine.com ... Read on »
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 »