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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Nick Delgadillo, SSC | November 16, 2017

Chase Lindley, long time WFAC lifter, intern, and future coach, walked out the heaviest press most of us have ever seen at the 2017 Fall Classic. After pressing 308 lbs for his second attempt press, he called for 330 lbs for his third attempt but wasn’t able to lock it out. He may have been a little too ambitious, considering the 624 lb PR squat he had done earlier in the day, but his disappointment was understandable since he pressed 325 lbs ten days prior to the meet during training.

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by Nick Delgadillo, SSC | October 26, 2017

[Y]ou’ve seen at least one guy who walks around with horrific scabs, scarring, and bruising on his shins from the deadlift, clean, or snatch. You yourself may have scraped your shins with the bar on a pull and left your DNA on some training equipment. Rest assured that this can be fixed – the problem is usually due to an incorrect pull off the floor. 

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