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 Todd Peters
“It was Thursday, October 29th, 2008 and I had evening no-gi practice at my local Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu club. My neck had been sore for a few weeks, but anyone who has spent any amount of time training in a grappling sport knows that this is nothing new – you do your neck bridges and get stronger, then next time you get thrown you won’t tweak your damn neck. What I didn’t know was that this time there was a bomb waiting to go off inside my head…”
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