The Starting Strength Channel | assistance lifts

Videos & Podcasts


Mark Rippetoe | April 09, 2020

Part 4 in the series on learning to do and coach the power clean. Mark Rippetoe breaks down the teaching method for the power clean in short videos designed to be easily referred to by lifters and coaches. In part 4, Rip teaches how to work the bar down to the floor, while reinforcing the jump position.


Mark Rippetoe | March 30, 2020

Rip and Bre demonstrate a way to work toward your first chin-up. Perfect for these trying times of government-imposed house arrest.


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.




Starting Strength Weekly Report

Highlights from the StartingStrength Community. Browse archives.