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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Chris Northern | December 13, 2018

Logan, who was a couple months shy of his 15th birthday at the time, hadn't had much experience in the weight room yet. As I had become more and more familiar with the Starting Strength methodology, I wanted to apply it to a true novice. Logan's youth and lack of experience made him the perfect candidate.

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by Andy Baker, SSC and Renee Mathis | October 18, 2018

On September 1, 2018, something occurred that would have been highly unlikely 4 years ago. My personal training client, Renee Mathis – a 55-year-old teacher and grandmother – entered a Strengthlifting meet and set 3 new personal bests on the Squat, Press, and Deadlift. 

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by Jeff Leonard | October 11, 2018

I have been training folks in my small slice of garage gym heaven for a little over a year now. I’d like to tell you the story of one of my clients, 59 year-old Wendy...We met, had a conversation about what she was looking for, and I explained what would be involved, and we set about the task of getting her stronger.

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by Caleb Krieg, SSC | October 04, 2018

Someone like Mike needs a long-term solution to a long-term problem. Strength training not only helps to immediately improve health and body composition, it is a building process, adding muscle that will not only make every pound lost more valuable, but also changing the body in ways that will help lose fat and maintain a healthy body composition in the long run.

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