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“Elite” Functional Fitness | Starting Strength Radio #226

Mark Rippetoe | August 18, 2023

Rip gets exposed to videos of professional and Division 1 strength and conditioning methods and the crew discuss why the current functional fitness trend is useless.

  • 02:12 Comments from the Haters!
  • 09:56 Intro to functional fitness
  • 17:49 Ideas from the media
  • 25:06 What IS being done on the pro level
  • 37:35 Wasted potential
  • 45:08 Dr. Joel Seedman
  • 48:32 Dangerous ACL rehab
  • 51:41 Flash Garrett’s low resistance
  • 53:27 Christian McCaffrey displays athleticism
  • 54:36 Making training like the sport
  • 1:01:13 Playing games instead of training
  • 1:03:36 Practicing incorrectly 

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