Have you watched Mark Rippetoe’s updated Press instruction video? This is how he teaches it in the Starting Strength Vol 3 Press chapter. reach hip forward without any spinal movement press up get under the bar I have to say that I am not a fan of this method. Even though he emphasizes to avoid motion […]
Free Starting Strength iPhone App
Update: Note this app is called 1st Year Weightlifting and is not an official Starting Strength app. Plus, as I made clear in the post, I did not make it, don’t host it (Apple’s App Store does), nore do I know the creator. iPhone / iOS: Check out 1st Year Weightlifting. It’s a free Starting Strength tracker made by a […]
Warm Up Reps Calculator
Check out WarmupReps.com. Currently it supports only Starting Strength. calculates the warm up sets and reps for squats, bench press deadlifts, overhead press, power cleans and rows works in kg and pounds Also check out this Starting Strength Warm up Calculator Spreadsheet.
Starting Strength 3rd Edition Ebook
The Starting Strength 3rd Edition Ebook (Kindle) Version (uk, de) is now available for download. And it’s only 10 bucks.
What do you wish you had known from the beginning?
A couple of days ago I stumbled across this thread on reddit:What is the one gym exercise you wish you had known from the beginning? I think most of us (and I am no exception) probably started out the ‘wrong’ way (by which I mean not the most efficient way), doing way too much mirror […]
Starting Strength Routine Generator Spreadsheet
Here is a spreadsheet that generates your complete Starting Strength routine, warm-ups included. Instruction: Go to File – ‘Make a Copy’ to save it to you Google Docs or ‘Download as’ you can edit the yellow fields
Mark Rippetoe Interview on PJTV
Here is a 11 minute Mark Rippetoe interview on PJTV. “The Ironpundit: The Secrets of Strength and Barbell Training”
Mark Rippetoe Squat Quote
Here is a Mark Rippetoe quote on squats from Starting Strength 3rd Edition. “There is simply no other exercise, and certainly no machine, that provides the level of central nervous activity, improved balance and coordination, skeletal loading and bone density enhancement, muscular stimulation and growth, connective tissue stress and strength, psychological demand and toughness, and […]
Pulling Mechanics Part 2 Starting Strength Chapter
Besides The Press and Part 1 of the Pulling Mechanics chapter you can now also read the Pulling Mechanics Part 2 of Starting Strength, 3rd edition. Check out more Starting Strength posts. Click here for the PDF or check it out below.