Strength training is often viewed as a “program.” Is my program perfect? If not, then why even bother – right? Wrong. At first, it’s simple: show up and do the program. Walk into the weight room, follow the Starting Strength linear progression (SSLP) three days a week, and add 5lbs a workout. Life is good. Becoming strong, however – really strong – is not a program, or a template, it’s a process.

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