Articles | strength & health


Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC | January 22, 2020

[T]he ubiquity of pain most emphatically does not mandate or even recommend the passive acceptance of pain. Of all the ages of the history of man to have pain, you’re living in the best, because our options for the treatment or even ablation of pain are more diverse and more effective than ever before. 

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Robert Santana, MS, RD, SSC | January 15, 2020

Carbohydrates are perhaps the most misunderstood macronutrient. If I had to be a macronutrient, I’d probably be a carbohydrate. Since I am not, I’ll settle for being an author who defends their honor, palatability, and function in human physiology.

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Ray Gillenwater, SSC | January 07, 2020

2019 was about proving that there is an unmet need for in-person Starting Strength coaching in major cities across the country. 2020 is going to be about growth: for trainees that lift with us, for gym owners that have invested in us, and in new markets that we are expanding in and to.

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Justin Nazaroff | January 01, 2020

If you haven’t put in the training time, you will not magically turn into John Wick in the event you are placed in a life-or-death scenario... When confronted with a situation that warrants the use of deadly force, the decision to fire a weapon must be made with the awareness that being too slow, or missing the target, can have disastrous results for shooter (and, potentially, for innocent bystanders).

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