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Ray Gillenwater, SSC | September 11, 2023

Ray and Nick review the steps in the NLP and go through progressions to intermediate programming for each lift and examples of common issues with making changes.

Ray Gillenwater, SSC | August 24, 2023

Starting Strength Coach Ray Gillenwater explains why and how to add partial movements like the rack pull when your deadlift progress slows down.

Ray Gillenwater, SSC | July 20, 2023

Ray Gillenwater walks through some examples of how the Novice Linear Progression may look different for women, including how set and rep schemes might change early on.

Mark Rippetoe | June 30, 2023

Rip talks about muscular growth and strength increases. He discusses why lifting light weights for high reps does not drive muscle growth and adding more volume doesn't mean you're "doing hypertrophy."

Mark Rippetoe | May 26, 2023

Rip talks about how other fitness programs want you to focus on aesthetics and training muscle groups. Machines cannot produce enough systemic stress for growth. 

Performance-based training works better for aesthetics than training separate muscle groups on machines. The body works as a system of levers powered by contractile motors, “muscles.” None of the muscles function in isolation from the others. 

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