The Starting Strength System makes use of the body's most basic movement patterns – barbell exercises that involve all the body’s muscle mass – utilized over the longest effective range of motion and loaded progressively, to force the adaptations necessary for increased strength.
Unlike other popular exercise protocols, Starting Strength is a training system – a long-term process designed for getting stronger over time, not a random collection of exercises that just make you hot, sweaty, sore, confused, and tired today.
by Tommy Suggs
“In my opinion, one of the books of the last century that will be considered as having a great impact on the sport of weightlifting is The Knee in Sports by Karl K. Klein and Fred L. Allman, Jr. The majority of articles and books on weightlifting that have condemned the full squat cite this book as their authority…I liked Karl and we discussed his views on full squats. In fact, I was one of the lifters tested as part of his research. He personally showed me how he recommended weight trainees – specifically athletes – to perform squats.”
September 19-21 Starting Strength Seminar : Westminster, MD
September 27 Training Camp (The Squat) : Oakland, CA
October 3-5 Starting Strength Coaches Association & Conference : Wichita Falls, TX
October 10-12 Starting Strength Seminar : Brooklyn, NY
October Iron Fest : North America
November 7-9 Starting Strength Seminar : Champaign, IL
December 5-7 Starting Strength Seminar : Wichita Falls, TX