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Starting Strength is the bestselling book on the most fundamental and effective approach to strength training ever written. Mark Rippetoe hosts Starting Strength Radio where he discusses topics of interest, primarily to him, but perhaps also to you.

Starting Strength is the bestselling book on the most fundamental and effective approach to strength training ever written. Mark Rippetoe hosts Starting Strength Radio where he discusses topics of interest, primarily to him, but perhaps also to you.

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United States

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Starting Strength is the bestselling book on the most fundamental and effective approach to strength training ever written. Mark Rippetoe hosts Starting Strength Radio where he discusses topics of interest, primarily to him, but perhaps also to you.

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@SS_strength

Language:

English


Episodes

Q&A Episode - Old Guy Training, College Gains, and Unsticking Chins | Starting Strength Radio #161

5/19/2022
Rip takes live calls from Starting Strength fans. 00:54 - Today's subject/banter 07:13 - Comments from the haters 16:20 - Programming after NLP 23:06 - Training for old guys 29:21 - Making gains while busy in college 40:15 - Hurt shoulder and bench 47:26 - Stuck on chins 59:48 - Jujitsu and a knee injury

Duration:01:10:42

A Surgeon that Deadlifts 520 pounds at Age 59 | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #15

5/15/2022
Ray Gillenwater and Owner of Starting Strength Tulsa, David Heon, MD, discuss deadlifting 520 pounds, his weight loss journey, and how strength is the most important thing in life. 00:01:58:21 David's lifts 00:04:19:24 Benefits of strength 00:12:41:04 Francesca's stats/lifts 00:17:11:10 Talent and passion at Starting Strength Gyms 00:20:39:27 Starting Strength analytics 00:25:31:07 Life-altering changes 00:32:43:19 The fitness industry is bullshit 00:38:55:01 Whole Foods market 00:40:37:16...

Duration:01:09:41

TRT Myths and Confusion with Dr. Keith Nichols | Starting Strength Radio #160

5/12/2022
Mark Rippetoe and Dr. Keith Nichols from Tier 1 Health and Wellness discuss testosterone replacement therapy, best practices, and common misconceptions. 00:34 Dr. Keith Nichols 01:32 Dropping testosterone levels 08:58 Treating the numbers, not the symptoms 15:06 Treating people 20:17 Prostate cancer fears 32:57 How does Dr. Nichols apply HRT? 39:57 Making hormones easy to understand 51:21 The “thick blood” misconception 1:04:34 Too much testosterone 1:13:51 Testing for estrogen 1:15:46...

Duration:01:24:51

Strength For Young Women | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #14

5/8/2022
Ray Gillenwater and Courtney Davis discuss misconceptions young women have about Starting Strength and all the positive changes she's had since starting the program. 02:30:02 - Courtney's stats 03:59:11 - Epiphanies 08:36:05 - Unsolicited advice / coaching 11:32:23 - Psychological changes 18:08:12 - Courtney's numbers before starting the program 20:35:10 - Diet changes 22:19:14 - Training with a Starting Strength Coach vs. without 25:51:00 - Misconceptions young women have about the program...

Duration:00:38:47

Q&A Episode - Bench Accidents, Rusty's Cats, and Coping with Death | Starting Strength Radio #159

5/5/2022
Rip answers questions from Starting Strength Network subscribers and fans. Haters - 4:50 Bench Accidents - 9:45 Dealing With Violent Drunks - 18:04 Rusty’s Cat - 20:12 Cafe Classics - 20:58 Blood Markers To Watch For - 23:14 Virtue In Society - 32:31 Best War Movies - 38:43 Strength Training After Heart Surgery - 39:02 Aortic Aneurysm - 43:42 Dealing With Loss - 46:33

Duration:00:54:48

Misinformation about the Starting Strength Program | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #13

5/1/2022
Ray Gillenwater and Pete Troupos talk about all the misconceptions people have about Starting Strength. 0:02:20 - World's Ok-est Starting Strength Coach 0:03:30 - Common misconceptions / GOMAD 0:08:20 - Powerlifting program / shitty program 0:17:20 - Deadlifting shoes 0:20:30 - Creepy comments 0:25:15 - Arguments with bodybuilders 0:28:55 - Misrepresentations of Starting Strength 0:32:45 - Joint pain 0:40:20 - Novice means beginner 0:50:02 - Just another program 0:54:15 - Strength being...

Duration:01:18:10

Q&A Episode - Shower Tips, Trigger Finger, and More | Starting Strength Radio #154

4/29/2022
Rip answers questions from Starting Strength Network subscribers and fans. 4:14 - Comments from the Haters 12:25 - Milestones according to the app for NLP 14:25 - Genetics with certain lifts 20:12 - Belt Placement and shower tips 26:14 - Trigger finger / Flexor tendonitis 31:23 - New name for Olympic weightlifting 39:56 - Non-US citizen apprentices 42:50 - Running LP for kids with four days 47:50 - Reverse shoulder replacement surgery 53:47 - Stabbed in the back

Duration:01:03:06

Avoiding a Speeding Ticket with Fred Ashmore | Starting Strength Radio #158

4/27/2022
Rip and Fred Ashmore discuss how to avoid getting a speeding ticket, left lane drivers, what to do if you get pulled over, and the philosophy of speeding. 1:32 - Today’s topic 7:12 - Basics of not getting a ticket 10:42 - Ashmore’s favorite apps 18:11- Paying attention 22:24 - Left lane drivers 29:39 - Radar detectors 38:35 - Laser jammers 45:04 - Philosophy of speeding 49:03 If you get pulled over 1:00:53 Fred's story of getting pulled over

Duration:01:14:48

Nutrition, Body Composition, Sleep, and Overall Health | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #12

4/23/2022
Ray Gillenwater and Stan Efferding talk about nutrition, recovery, and overall health for strength athletes. 0:02:00 - Stan's stats 0:04:21 - Gaining muscle mass 0:14:13 - Underweight - tips to gain weight and increase hunger 0:23:03 - Better digestion tips 0:28:12 - Lactose intolerance 0:31:50 - Vitamins and minerals 0:41:55 - Bloodwork and measuring nutrients 0:45:46 - Markers in a blood test to look for 0:53:44 - Blood sugar fixes 0:58:50 - CPAPs and sleep apnea 1:08:11 - Body composition...

Duration:01:31:19

Q&A Episode - The Porsche, Ceiling Texture, and Rip's Favorite Music | Starting Strength Radio #157

4/20/2022
Rip answers questions from Starting Strength Network subscribers and fans. 6:02 - Comments from the Haters 15:30 - Squat modifications for the elderly 21:53 - James Yeager ALS 23:57 - Rip’s Porsche 30:55 - Best ceiling texture 31:14 - Not training the bench press 35:03 - When the Olympics die 53:07 - The Libertarian Party 57:50 - Other fitness certifications 1:07:51 - Rip's favorite music

Duration:01:20:58

Pros and Cons of Online Coaching | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #11

4/16/2022
Ray Gillenwater and Rebecca Skinner discuss the benefits of online coaching and why you should find an online coach if you don't live near a gym. 02:15 - What is online coaching? 04:40 - Who needs online coaching? 11:40 - Differences between an online and in-person coach 13:50 - Downsides of online coaching 19:05 - What we offer with online coaching 23:00 - Virtual coaching 26:15 - Other options

Duration:00:32:06

The Great Movies | Starting Strength Radio #156

4/13/2022
Rip and John Musser discuss their list of the greatest movies. 1:19 Today's Topic 2:03 Alien 7:31 Seven Samurai 14:30 Captain America: The Winter Soldier 19:29 The Wind and the Lion 27:26 Gone with the Wind 34:28 The Wizard of Oz 38:56 The lack of Citizen Kane 40:04 The Sound of Music 46:02 Dr. Strangelove 48:15 The Sixth Sense 55:08 To Kill a Mockingbird 59:45 Pulp Fiction 1:07:06 Unforgiven 1:13:37 Star Wars 1:20:50 The Exorcist 1:26:30 The Lion in Winter 1:38:38 2001: A Space Odyssey...

Duration:02:21:05

From Olympian to Osteoporosis Patient to Strength Athlete | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #10

4/8/2022
Alison Bradley shares her experience doing the Starting Strength program to reduce joint pain, improve day-to-day energy, and give her a competitive outlet as she approaches 70 years old.

Duration:00:22:49

The Two-Factor Model | Starting Strength Radio #155

4/6/2022
Rip discusses the The Two-Factor Model of Sports Performance, a very important article about improving performance through training and practice. Haters - 4:03 Pre-Recorded / Two Factor Model Topic - 8:55 Athletic Performance - 12:56 The Two Ways To Prepare - 18:42 The Process Of Training - 34:52 What Is Practice? - 49:48 Sport Specific Training Doesn’t Work - 1:02:12

Duration:01:26:16

Owner of Two Gyms, JD Shipley | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #9

4/2/2022
Owner of Starting Strength Houston and Katy, JD Shipley, talks to SS Gyms Co-Founder Ray Gillenwater about why he decided to open two gyms, his progression as a coach, and using the barbell to stave off death. 0:02:44 - Reason for opening a Starting Strength Gym 0:10:00 - Path to becoming a Starting Strength Coach 0:14:30 - Cost to train at Starting Strength Houston 0:16:00 - Favorite members 0:20:58 - Coaching staff 0:25:00 - Leadership philosophy 0:26:10 - What has strength done for JD...

Duration:00:45:48

Coming Back From a Training Layoff with Andrew Lewis | Starting Strength Gyms Podcast #8

3/26/2022
Ray Gillenwater and Andrew Lewis discuss the optimal way to start training again after a layoff. 0:02:30 - Coming back from a layoff 0:06:46 - Changes depending on age/advancement 0:08:30 - Calculations on length of layoff 0:12:00 - Andrew's PRs 0:15:40 - Middle-aged man coming back from a layoff as a novice 0:18:46 - Middle-aged man coming back from a layoff as an intermediate 0:27:11 - 70-year-old woman coming back from a layoff 0:36:06 - Vacation versus being sick 0:39:20 - Becoming a...

Duration:00:56:43

A Clarification

3/23/2022
Rip shares examples of people claiming the program isn't working for them and describes why they're not doing the program by referencing his article, which nobody reads, "A Clarification." 2:59 The Rerun 7:55 Haters 16:33 The Article “A Clarification” 26:14 Wanting What You Can’t Have 31:51 The Principles Are Basic 44:56 What About The Big Kid 53:41 You Don’t Isolate Muscle Groups 01:01:35 In Conclusion

Duration:01:11:28

How to Become a Coach at a Starting Strength Gym | SS Gyms Podcast #7

3/18/2022
Ray Gillenwater and Inna Koppel discuss what it takes to become a Starting Strength Coach and current job openings at Starting Strength Gyms across the United States. If you're interested in coaching, contact her at coach.ssgyms.com. 0:02:15 - Who is an ideal candidate to be a Starting Strength Coach 0:07:17 - The fitness industry is all sales and marketing 0:11:12 - Different profiles of a coach 0:14:20 - What cities are looking for coaches 0:16:43 - How to become a coach 0:25:50 - How to...

Duration:01:00:13

Classic Episode Re-run: B-52s and The Strategic Air Command with Scott Davison

3/17/2022
Mark Rippetoe and Scott Davison talk about Scott's experience as an Air Force pilot flying B-52s during the Cold War. 00:00 Introduction 00:45 Comments from the Haters! 04:19 Back to Scott Davison 08:05 Pilot training 11:00 Elephant or truck? 13:58 The B-52 18:56 Wet wings 21:45 Like flying a building 22:56 Missions - 41,000 to 200 ft 26:45 "Bomb your own base" program 31:45 Carpet bombing 34:56 Nuclear weapons 38:09 On alert

Duration:02:12:31

Q&A Episode - Christopher Hitchens, Marriage, and Too Much Testosterone

3/8/2022
Rip answers questions from Starting Strength Network subscribers and fans. 2:08 - Comments from the Haters 17:30 - Christopher Hitchens 28:09 - Graining weight after being fat 36:40 - Tommy Kono Olympic weightlifting 41:12 - Weight increases on press 51:19 - Only one squat 1:04:46 - Too much testosterone 1:19:00 - Tendonitis 1:29:35 - Married because of Starting Strength 1:32:12 - Ankles limiting the squat 1:38:12 - A call from a lover 1:48:19 Press questions

Duration:02:03:11