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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Darin Deaton, DPT, SSC | August 18, 2016

Despite a background in strength coaching and training as a Doctor of Physical Therapy, I was challenged by the pragmatic method of teaching the barbell lifts used by Starting Strength. I immediately saw the potential of the basic barbell lifts for treating patients. Reading The Squat, or How I Learned to Stop Leg-Pressing and Use My Ass changed my conceptual view of the squat and eventually the deadlift...

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by Nick Delgadillo, SSC | July 21, 2016

I had an active 63-year-old guy referred to me by a member at the gym.  He had the history of shoulder pain and knee issues that are to be expected for this demographic, but as a self-proclaimed cardio junkie, Dennis was in pretty good physical condition. He’d never done any serious strength training and spent most of his time exercising on a bike, in spin class, or running...

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