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.
Dr Jonathon Sullivan - Exercise Science 2014.
Each year the Science Committee sifts through the literature to identify publications for the SSCs to read and analyze as a part of their Maintenance of Certification requirement. They obtain this material from the peer-reviewed literature, as well as books, videos, and other fascinating sources of information pertinent to the trade. This is part one of four.
Presented at the Starting Strength Coaches Conference, October 4, 2014, Wichita Falls, TX.
February 6-8 Starting Strength Seminar : Houston, TX
February 21 Training Camp - Deadlift & Clean : New York, NY
February 27-March 1 Starting Strength Seminar : Seattle, WA
February 28 Training Camp - Deadlift & Clean : Lansing, MI
March 1 Training Camp - The Squat : Merrick, NY
April 17-19 Starting Strength Seminar : Brooklyn, NY
May 15-17 Starting Strength Seminar : Westminster, MD