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005: The Big Four & Why We Love Them
Why do we squat, bench, deadlift, and press? How did we chose those exercises, what benefit do they have, and how do we decide how to perform them? In this episode, Cassi and Katherine break down the Big Four barbell lifts, from selection to execution, including some helpful tips on how to approach each lift. Plus, Mail Bag, Awesome Gym Shout Out, and A Cool Thing On The Internet. LINKS: Alan Thrall “Starting Strength Rebuttal”https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WnNXlXX7-6k&t=1sThe Deadlift in...
004: Our Bodies, Ourselves
On this freewheeling episode, Cassi and Katherine get deep into the weeds to talk about body stuff - having one, dealing with expectations, saying no to bullsh*t, and of course, how strength can help you be more awesome in your physical existence. We hope this broad and sometimes rambling discussion can spark more conversations, with us, with others, and with yourself. LINKS: Our Bodies, Ourselves, the book:...
003: The One Where We Talk About Ourselves
Cassi and Katherine dig deep into their personal histories and share their strength training beginnings. We talk about our athletic backgrounds, how we got into this crazy world of barbells, and why we decided to leave our careers to become coaches. We get real about our struggles with other sports and exercise methods, and wax poetic about the benefits of barbells. Katherine manages not to cry, and Cassi manages to talk about Harry Potter. The Hair...
002: Start Getting Strong
In our first full episode, Cassi and Katherine break down the steps you need to take to begin getting stronger using barbells. We talk about what strength actually means, how to choose a program, find a gym, and make gym friends (which is the most important step of all.) We’re throwing all the resources at you, so have a pencil handy, or check out the links below for our quick and dirty primer on how to begin YOUR strength journey. LINKS: Starting Strength Basic Barbell Training, 3rd...
001: More Female Strength
Coming Soon! Starting Strength Coaches Katherine Bickford and Cassi Niemann offer candid conversations on strength and its culture for the more female lifter. Together these two women will discuss barbell training topics (how to start, what to do, why it's important, etc) with a healthy heaping of perspective, feelings, and humor. Episodes will launch soon so stay tuned and start getting strong!