Training Log | fundamentals

Starting Strength in the Real World


by Mark Rippetoe | September 22, 2016

Are you doing a conditioning workout prior to your strength training workout and calling it “warmup”? Maybe. Lots of people think it is necessary to get some degree of exhausted before every workout, so that they can more effectively perform the workout. Let's examine this idea, because it wastes lots of time and potential progress.

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by Mark Rippetoe | September 08, 2016

Soreness does not make you stronger. Soreness does not make you bigger. You should not LiveSore, because not only is it counterproductive to your strength progress and your health, it feeds the wrong psychology – penance is Religion, not training.

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