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Barbell Logic

Feb 28, 2019

Matt and Scott take a break from programming to revisit a cherished subject -- whiskey. Frequent guest and fellow whiskey connoisseur Robert Santana returns to offer his opinions. We'll be hearing more from "Bobtana" in the future on training supplements, but today we turn to the more universal supplement of whiskey....


Feb 25, 2019

In the MED Toolbox and SRA episodes, Matt and Scott discussed strategies for managing stress: the good kind of stress -- training stress. Unfortunately, for most adults training stress is not the only kind of stress they have to manage. There are the many curveballs that life is fond of throwing: financial stress,...


Feb 21, 2019

Starting Strength Coaches Matt and Scott are back with another round of Q&A, answering listener-submitted questions from Instagram, Facebook, and email.

 

In today's podcast they answer:

  1. Do you ever recommend single leg exercises? Like in the event of injury?
  2. What kind of accessory lifts would you program for...


Feb 18, 2019

In the second installment of the Minimum Effective Dose Toolbox series, Matt and Scott address a problem unique to intermediate trainees: what do you do when recovery becomes an issue? Based on the SRA episodes #144 and #146, we know that stress must increase in order to drive continued strength adaptations. However,...


Feb 14, 2019

By now, Matt and Scott have made a logical case, founded on the Stress-Recovery-Adaptation model, for increasing stress in order to continue progressing beyond the novice phase of training advancement. Moreover, they have argued that incremental stress should be applied with a minimum effective dose methodology,...