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Barbell Logic

Jul 17, 2018

Matt and Scott have talked a lot about voluntary hardship on the show, and how strength training tends to refine one's habits and mindset as well as the body. To that end, over his life and training career Matt has developed a set of values and refined them, and today he is sharing them with you. 

 

Of course, Matt's...


Jul 10, 2018

One common criticism of the Novice Linear Progression as detailed in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training 3rd Edition is the lack of volume for upper body work, especially for the Press. The press is usually the first of the lifts to stall out during NLP, partly because the primary movers in the press...


Jul 3, 2018

It's not the sexiest topic, but being safe around barbells is extremely important if you want to have a long and healthy lifting career. Or simply not die. Like handling firearms, there are some basic rules for lifting barbells that will keep you safe. Follow these and you'll be able to lift safely and productively for...


Jun 29, 2018

We're going on summer vacation! Just kidding, but we *are* going to a once per week release schedule for the rest of the summer. We will be releasing new episodes each Tuesday (none on Friday) through the first week of August.

 

In the meantime, head over to our YouTube channel for some sweet new videos. We'll be...


Jun 26, 2018

Coop from Garage Gym Reviews returns to the podcast to discuss the benefits of training in a home gym vs a public gym. While many think a home gym is out of reach, either financially or logistically, the essentials don't have to cost a lot, especially if you track down some used equipment on Craigslist. Home gyms...