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 Myles Kantor
“A periodic topic in powerlifting discussions is the addition of the sport to the Olympic Games. Through the International Powerlifting Federation (hereafter the IPF), powerlifting is part of the World Games, which operates “under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee.” For some powerlifters, Olympic inclusion is a long-sought dream that would mean great things. In this article, I will discuss why IOC recognition would likely have horrible consequences for powerlifting.”
"Starr pondered progress. How best do we stimulate physical progress when none exists? How do we create momentum out of inertia? What can the experienced athlete do when stagnation sets in? He thought long and hard about how to get better, how to improve... "
June 5-7 Starting Strength Seminar : Wichita Falls, TX
June 13 Training Camp (The Squat) : Springfield, MO
July 11 Training Camp (Deadlift & Clean) : Springfield, MO
July 17-19 Starting Strength Seminar : Newport, NC
August 7-9 Starting Strength Seminar : Lansing, MI
December 3-6 : Bullets & Bourbon