Training Log

Starting Strength in the Real World


by Mark Rippetoe | January 14, 2020

Here in the 21st Century, everything is done on electronic devices. That's fine, because the best training log is the one you will actually use. But let me show you something...

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by Jim Steel | December 17, 2019

I have had a couple of real-life examples lately of just why it’s so important that I continue to lift weights into my 50s.

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by Mark Rippetoe | December 10, 2019

The correct stance width facilitates correct depth. At a point just below parallel the entire hip musculature is in active contraction, producing a hip extension out of the bottom that is accentuated by your active drive of the hips upward.

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by Robert Santana, MS, RD, SSC | December 04, 2019

When I was 20 years old a friend of mine was concerned about “being fat” because his abs were not visible at a bodyweight of 5’10” 155 lb. My response to him was to gain “mass” (i.e. muscle mass) and he responded, “I have plenty of mass, I just need to lose the fat.” I’ve heard this quite often over the last two decades, and was guilty of saying it myself prior to learning a few things.

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