The Starting Strength Channel | assistance lifts

Videos & Podcasts


Mark Rippetoe | February 03, 2020

Rip teaches the box squat and describes its use as a primary exercise when a lifter has achy knees.


Robert Santana, MS, RD, SSC | January 23, 2020

Starting Strength Coach Robert Santana describes his method for getting lifters to their first chin up using a lat pulldown machine.


Mark Rippetoe | January 16, 2020

Mark Rippetoe talks about why the trap bar is a poor and unsafe substitute for the barbell for pulling off the floor.


Mark Rippetoe | January 13, 2020

Rip shows you a cheap solution to the problem of having too large of increments on a weight stack.


Mark Rippetoe | December 30, 2019

Mark Rippetoe teaches the weighted chin up and explains how and when to use them in your barbell training program.




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