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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Nick Delgadillo, SSC | November 30, 2017

Starting Strength Coach Nick Delgadillo teaches the pin press which is used as a heavy partial press for those specializing in the press or as a press variant for intermediate and advanced lifters.

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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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by Bill Hannon, SSC and Mark Rippetoe | August 24, 2017

Imagine if you will a lifter attempting a new 5RM for the press.  The first two reps go great, crisp hip drive and rebound and a vertical bar path produce plenty of bar speed to easily lock the reps out at the top.  Rep three slows markedly, and rep four is a genuine struggle.  Rep five is going to be a real grinder, and the lifter knows it.

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