Training Log | fundamentals

Starting Strength in the Real World

by Nick Delgadillo, SSC | June 22, 2017

A lot of you are experiencing quite a bit of pain right now that is the result of too wide a grip. Having your hands too wide necessitates overextension of the shoulder (elbows way up) and excessive forward pressure by the hands into the bar to hold the bar in place, because the wide grip artificially shortens the forearm and reduces support from the elbow up to the bar.

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by Mark Rippetoe | May 18, 2017

An excerpt from Mark Rippetoe's lecture on strength and its expression through various "aspects of fitness."  Recorded during the Starting Strength Squat Camp held at Wichita Falls Athletic Club in March 2017

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