Mark Rippetoe | May 31, 2023

A picture of a big bodybuilder's arms communicates to you the idea that your arms can and must be made to look like that. Ditto pecs, quads, delts, and of course abz. But the way the bodybuilder's arms got big is not the way you or anybody else actually uses their arms. Strength is improved through an increase in force production capacity within the movement patterns normal to our musculoskeletal anatomy. 

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Charles Williams | May 10, 2023

There is a growing sentiment to not work anymore. “Quiet quitting,” a term on TikTok used by Generation Z, is a reaction to the growing frustration of student debt, expensive goods, waking up early, working for the “man,” responsibility, growing up, and any other task that is not related to video games, recreation, and social media. “My work doesn't define me” and “There is more to life than my job” is the reasoning behind all these sentiments. I call it a bad attitude.

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Mark Rippetoe | May 07, 2023

La mecánica de levantar una barra pesada del piso se controla por medio de la interacción entre la anatomía musculoesquelética del cuerpo humano y el peso de la barra. Para ser breve, la barra debe estar por sobre la línea media de los pies, y los hombros, ligeramente delante de la barra (la cadera lo suficientemente alta para permitir esta posición), con la barra traccionada verticalmente sobre la línea media del pie... [Spanish translation of The Deadlift vs The Clean]

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Joseph Rodriguez | May 03, 2023

I am a firefighter and an apprentice coach at Starting Strength San Antonio. My fire shift work schedule is 24 hours on and 48 hours off. Due to this schedule I occasionally have to train at the firehouse in order to complete all of my workouts for the week. Training in the firehouse weight room can be slightly difficult because workouts are frequently interrupted by one or two runs, but it is always a lot of fun...

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