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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Jordan Burnett | September 17, 2019

[G]roup coaching or private one-on-one coaching. So, which one is better? The answer is: yes. They’re both better. Getting coaching from a Starting Strength Coach is potentially the best thing you could do for your training, regardless of the format. That said, there are some considerations to take into account based on your preferences.

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by Mark Rippetoe | September 03, 2019

If your training is “affecting your game” adversely – you are unable to effectively practice because of the soreness being produced by random hard things or “functional training” that features new and exciting exercises so frequently that you cannot adapt, while involving weights so light they cannot make you stronger – your training is not being managed productively.

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by Jordan Burnett | August 27, 2019

The basic life skills that fell by the wayside in my youth were being taught to me by a barbell, of all things. Over time I noticed these qualities starting to bleed over into other areas of my life.

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