Author: Scott Hambrick

29 Aug #9 – Alan Thrall and Austin Baraki, the Untamed and the Tame

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5685102/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Whiskey of the Week Old Forester 1920 "The Merlot of Bourbons"   Alan tells us about how he prepped to become a Starting Strength Coach and the origin of the "Train Untamed!!" catch phrase.  ...

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22 Aug #8 – A Quick and Dirty Guide to Barbell Physics

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5663407/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]Whiskey of the Week Slim Haney's 1965 Seagram's VO    Reynolds and Hambrick do a quick overview of the forces the body is subjected to when moving barbells.   The big takeaway is that...

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15 Aug #7 – The Softer Side of Mark Rippetoe, Part 2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/5642070/height/100/width/480/thumbnail/no/render-playlist/no/theme/standard/tdest_id/558153" height="100" width="480" scrolling="no" allowfullscreen webkitallowfullscreen mozallowfullscreen oallowfullscreen msallowfullscreen]This is part two of the hour+ long interview with our mentor, Mark Rippetoe.  For part one, click here.   Show Highlights Rip meets Bill Starr! Rip buys the gym and opens April...

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19 May Weight Loss Case Study, Lose weight with barbell training and counting macros.

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]I'm a moderator on https://www.reddit.com/r/StartingStrength/.  I spend a great deal of time trying to help the lifters there with programming, form, and other questions.  A few weeks ago a lifter who weighed in at 270lbs and 6 feet tall...

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28 Apr Photos from the Norman 2017 meetup

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27 Apr Free Training Day June 17th at Styrka Gym in Tulsa, OK

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Starting Strength Staff Coach Matt Reynolds, Starting Strength Coach Scott Hambrick and me, Charity,  will be coaching at a FREE training day at Styrka Gym in Tulsa, Ok on June 17th at 9:30 AM.  All you have to pay is...

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20 Apr Stronglifts’ 5X5 vs. Starting Strength’s 3X5

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]I was recently asked why I don't use five sets of five like StrongLifts, instead of the three sets of fives I advocate for. I coach the three sets of five according to Starting Strength because I believe that program is optimal....

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04 Apr Starting Strength Online Coaching Increasing Price April 15, 2017

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Starting Strength Online Coaching is increasing pricing from $179/month to $199/month on April 15, 2017. If you're interested in online coaching, sign up before the 15th to get grandfathered in for $179/month forever! Check it out at www.startingstrengthonlinecoaching.com. Your frequently asked questions...

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30 Mar Rehabbing Shoulders with the Overhead Press

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06 Mar Squatting with shoulder problems

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Todd has been training with me for about three weeks. He's a masters aged lifter and as such has a number of injuries he's accumulated over the years.  The main difficulty is with shoulder problems and pain.  His...

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