Andy Baker, SSC | October 31, 2018

It may surprise some of you to hear a Starting Strength Coach make the declaration that training for strength is not always the primary objective of every trainee's program. There are in fact times when strength must become a secondary concern for both client and coach – even in novice programming. Those would include members of our community who need to lose a lot of weight, and those who coach those who need to lose a lot of weight.

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Mark Rippetoe | October 21, 2018

L’idée que les squats complets sont mauvais pour vos genoux est une ineptie qui, pour des raisons qui m’échappent, ne disparaîtra pas. Ce mythe est machinalement répété par les chirurgiens orthopédiques, kinésithérapeutes, infirmiers, coachs personnels, diététiciens, commentateurs sportifs, écrans des cafétérias et de nombreuses autres personnes en position d’autorité sans réelle connaissance du sujet et par conséquent sans fond de vérité étayant leur opinion. [French translation of Squats and Your Knees]

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Mark Rippetoe | October 17, 2018

All organizations develop a personality. Corporations, companies, non-profit organizations, restaurants, families, bands, card games – groups of people who associate with each other for any length of time eventually organize a framework for their interactions, and that framework derives from the values and ethics of the majority of the people in the group. And the personalities of the people in the group depend on the nature of the activities engaged in by the group that attracted them.

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Jeremy Wooden | October 14, 2018

한 달이 다 가기 전에, 제 나이는 마흔이 됩니다. 제가 열 여덟살일 때에도 하지 못했던 것을 마흔이 되기 직전, 스타팅 스트렝스 체육관에서 할 수 있게 되었습니다. 처음 시도해본 1RM 측정에서 저는 180kg 스쿼트를 해냈습니다. 저는 사십대가 되는 것이 기대됩니다. 저는 지금껏 단 한번도 보지 못했던 그 무언가를 성취하는 것을 기대하고 있습니다. 사십일 때보다 강해진 오십살의 저 자신말입니다. [Korean translation of Squatting 405 lbs at 40]

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