In this episode we discuss Mark Rippetoe's foundational book and program, Starting Strength. This is a bedrock training program with a host of potential benefits, particularly for those who may just be getting an introduction to barbell training. We discuss the key elements of the book as well as our own thoughts on this fantastic training program.
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(02:20) - What we're learning about
(12:15) - Intro to Starting Strength
(19:43) - The importance of strength
(21:54) - Are barbells > everything?
(35:07) - The Squat
(50:50) - The Deadlift
(54:53) - The Bench Press
(01:01:44) - Overhead Press
(01:05:18) - The Power Clean
(01:06:43) - Programming
(01:25:34) - Closing Thoughts
We hope you enjoy the discussion and find some items here that will benefit your own training!
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