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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Nick Delgadillo, SSC | November 22, 2018

The press is the most ego-crushing of the basic barbell lifts. The combination of the long kinetic chain and the fact that the relatively small muscles of the shoulders and arms are doing the job of locking the bar out, while nearly every other muscle in the body stabilizes the position and the load, makes for a lift that’s technically challenging and difficult to progress long term.

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by Nicholas Racculia, PhD, SSC | January 25, 2018

Here at Iron City Athletic Club we are fortunate to work with a wide range of special-needs trainees. We hope to give these often forgotten clients the gift of strength (and the inevitable increases in confidence and independence). They, in return, continue to teach us many useful coaching techniques...

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