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From the Archives: Starting Strength and Barbell Training in the Military

by LtCol Mac Ward, SSC | April 08, 2017

"On my last deployment I trained 15 Marines and Sailors in the proper use of barbells, and I did it with a simple Starting Strength protocol. For approximately 7 months, these folks performed the squat, bench, deadlift, press, and clean 3 days a week. We incorporated the prowler to keep conditioning high, we incorporated weighted chins, and dips for some."

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