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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Mark Rippetoe | May 10, 2018

One of the most important differences in the squat model we use is the position of the feet on the floor – the stance width and angle. This is discussed extensively on Saturday morning at the Starting Strength Seminar, in astonishingly minute and tedious detail. I'll spare you the pedantry and present a condensed version.

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by Mark Rippetoe | May 03, 2018

Mark Rippetoe explains the role of the hamstrings in the low bar back squat as described in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training.  Video recorded at a Starting Strength Seminar held in Woodmere, NY in October 2017.

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