Articles


Mark Rippetoe | March 31, 2021

As we have said many times, not everybody needs to do the power clean. This has been repeatedly interpreted to mean, “I don't need to do the power clean.” Even more unfortunately, it has come to mean, “I don't need to learn how to coach the power clean” to many people who charge for their coaching expertise.

Continue reading


Mark Rippetoe | March 24, 2021

Golf is played all over the world at the amateur and professional levels, by men, women, and kids, and is widely regarded as a game that can be played for a lifetime. People who are serious about performance on the golf course should approach it as a sport, not a game. We have developed a very useful way to think about this distinction, and it can help you order your preparation.

Continue reading


Carl Raghavan, SSC | March 17, 2021

Trainers, get your clients off the floor and under a barbell. Focus on what you’re trained to do, not on specialized exercises for issues you’re not trained to diagnose. Last I checked, your certification didn’t come with a year’s supply of creatine and a physiotherapy degree...

Continue reading


Daniel Oakes | March 10, 2021

Axiomatically, the world already has or will hold a tragedy for everyone. As someone who has seen a psychologist and achieved (if you can call it that) nearly all of the “trauma points” on a “trauma checklist,” I can categorically state that Rip's old fashioned approach to trauma – to “step over it” – is far more effective and far less disabling than pandering to every negative emotion one might feel on a daily basis. Yet this is the contemporary approach to trauma.

Continue reading


Mark Rippetoe | March 07, 2021

Le soulevé de terre est sans doute l’exercice de musculation le plus simple à apprendre. Il vous suffit de soulever une barre du sol puis de la reposer, en la gardant en contact avec vos jambes tout le long. Il y a néanmoins quelques subtilités – la barre doit être déplacée le long des jambes en restant dans l’axe vertical du milieu du pied, sa position de départ doit également être exactement au-dessus du milieu du pied, et votre dos doit rester plat durant le tirage. C’est à peu près tout. Le soulevé de terre fait partie des mouvements de base d’un entraînement de musculation complet. [French translation of The Deadlift: 3 Reasons]

Continue reading




Starting Strength Weekly Report

Highlights from the StartingStrength Community. Browse archives.

Your subscription could not be saved. Please try again.
Your subscription has been successful.