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 Colin Webster
“He remained able to literally uproot small trees, and one time I was doing deadlifts with 450 lbs., and he wandered in. I asked him a question about squats, and he proceeded to heave the weight up onto his deltoids and carry it over to that same crappy squat rack I wrote about earlier and set it down on the rack, so he could get under it and show me. I usually say he power-cleaned the weight, but really it was more of a sheer heave, since he had trouble with regular movements at that point, having several herniated discs in his back, a torn right rotator cuff, calcified feet and a heel that was literally in two pieces from having been broken and never allowed to heal properly. He played most of his career like that.”
October Iron Fest : North America
November 7-9 Starting Strength Seminar : Champaign, IL
November 22 Training Camp - Press & Bench Press : Atlanta, GA
November 22 Training Camp - The Squat : Atlanta, GA
November 23 Training Camp - Deadlift & Clean : Atlanta, GA
December 5-7 Starting Strength Seminar : Wichita Falls, TX
January 9-11 Starting Strength Seminar : Los Angeles, CA
February 6-8 Starting Strength Seminar : Houston, TX