Articles | strength & health


Mark Rippetoe | August 10, 2018

So you've finally decided to Be Somebody and start a strength training program. Not a machine-based health spa/corporate gym exercise plan with leg extensions, treadmills, and three-pound dumbbells, but real strength training involving barbells, basic full range of motion movements, and regular incremental increases in load that drive an actual increase in strength.

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Nicholas Soleyn, SSC | July 04, 2018

[W]e tend to focus on the practical benefits of strength training: A stronger you can better interact with your environment in all the ways you like to do so; stronger is better. But this end result is, in many ways, a sign for many other changes that occur within your body when you train for strength.

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Andrew Lewis | June 27, 2018

Managing your depression will be crucial if you want to make long term strength progress. There are a few rules and concepts that I have learned through personal experience that may help you. 

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Katelynn Barbosa | May 02, 2018

I have been training at Chicago Strength & Conditioning, a Starting Strength gym, for the past year and a half, and I am one of the 200 Starting Strength devotees who attended StrengthCon. I would like to share my experience with you by offering my four big takeaways from the conference...

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