Videos | science & medicine


Robert Santana, SSC | October 11, 2017

Registered Dietitian and Starting Strength Coach Robert Santana presents research on fat cells and the effect of weight loss vs strength training on health.


Mark Rippetoe | July 19, 2017

Mark Rippetoe, author of Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, shows you how to avoid a back injury by explaining the proper and safest way to pick up non-barbell shaped objects at home and at work.


Jonathon Sullivan MD, PhD, SSC | May 10, 2017

Dr. Sullivan gives his presentation on The Barbell Prescription during a stop on his East Coast book tour.


Will Morris, DPT, SSC | December 28, 2016

Dr. Morris wraps up his talk on training with back pain with a discussion on the shortfalls of current conventional pain science and back pain rehabilitation.


Will Morris, DPT, SSC | December 21, 2016

Part 2 of a talk by Dr. Will Morris, Starting Strength Coach and Doctor of Physical Therapy on back pain delivered to the 2016 Starting Strength Coaches Association Conference held in Wichita Falls, TX.  

Will continues his talk on spinal anatomy and presents a theory about the cause of acute back pain caused by impingement. Pathoanatomy and whether or not it is safe to train under certain conditions is also discussed.




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