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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Daniel Oakes | September 21, 2021

A few years ago I asked my then-coach a common question: “Our ancestors surely never ate 200g of protein per day – and certainly modern tribespeople aren't huge and jacked – so why do you recommend so much meat and dairy? Surely it's unnatural to eat that much?”

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by Robert Baker | September 14, 2021

This article is about the bare-bones equipment needs for restoring the health, bone density and strength to new and aspiring Master Athletes, those over 40 years old, using the Starting Strength Method – and anyone else interested in a home gym.

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by Carl Raghavan, SSC | September 07, 2021

When I coach, I have no favorites. Of course, that’s a lie. My fiancée is my favorite. I tell her so frequently, without hesitation, especially when in her presence and definitely when we’ve got guests. Wink, wink, nudge, nudge. However, when it comes to coaching on the platform, I have no favorites.

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by Andrew Lewis, SSC | August 31, 2021

There is an odd obsession with having the precisely correct song to listen to during a heavy lift. The timing has to be right, the volume has to be right, and the song itself has to be meticulously selected to maximize force production.

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by Alex Pisanello and John Petrizzo, DPT, SSC | August 25, 2021

My name is Alex Pisanello and I am a 35-year-old service-connected veteran.  Over the course of my time in the military, I served in a variety of combat operations including several deployments and suffered numerous permanent injuries as a result...Traditional physical therapy failed to alleviate painful symptoms, restore strength and optimize my ability to function. 

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