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Starting Strength in the Real World


by Carl Raghavan, SSC | June 09, 2020

I often ask my clients, What’s your goal? And the reply usually goes something like this: “I just want to improve and do the program. I’ve never done strength training before and just want to experience the process.” That’s cute – but it’s a fart in the wind. It doesn’t help us figure out what direction we need to take.

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by Brent J Carter, SSC | June 02, 2020

With the popularity of the Starting Strength method increasing, more people are getting under the bar with no prior experience...For those new to barbell training, this article should serve as a primer for how to get the most out of your gym membership, if you happen to live near Starting Strength Dallas or any of our other franchise gym locations. This advice applies even to experienced trainees who want to maximize their training and time spent in the gym.

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by Carl Raghavan, SSC | May 19, 2020

In these trying times I, like all of you, am stuck with the million-dollar question: How do I train now? Are we gonna sit and watch more Netflix, drink more, and be even more sedentary? Yes. But we can’t be couch potatoes 24/7 – we have to find something productive to do.

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