Author: Scott Hambrick

30 Jan #49 – Prepping for Your First Meet

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6203458/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]Matt and Scott walk through the preparation for your first strengthlifting or powerlifting meet. Once you've paid your membership dues and registered for the event, it's time to think about equipment, tapering for the meet,...

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26 Jan #48 – Barbell Logic Extra: An Interview with Robert Santana, RD, SSC

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6191358/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]In the second episode with Robert Santana, Matt and Scott interview the man about his history with strength training, how he started studying nutrition, and becoming a Starting Strength Coach.   Don't Forget to Buy...

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23 Jan #47 – Nutrition Basics with Robert Santana, RD, SSC

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6179483/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]Matt and Scott talk nutrition with Registered Dietician and Starting Strength Coach Robert Santana. In the first of a two-part series, Robert lays out the basics of nutrition for barbell trainees. Robert talks about his...

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19 Jan #46 – Barbell Logic Extra: Tom Campitelli and the US Strengthlifting Federation

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6166312/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]Matt and Scott catch up with Tom Campitelli during the inaugural nationals meet for the US Strengthlifting Federation. The USSF is a new lifting federation hosting competitions in the squat, overhead press, and deadlift, with...

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16 Jan #45 – You Can Still Use Linear Progression

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6145921/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]By now we're familiar with the Novice LP as used by rank novices. But does the usefulness of LP end there? Hardly! Today Matt and Scott talk about the effectiveness of LP beyond the initial...

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12 Jan #44 – Barbell Logic Extra: Harder to Kill with James Yeager

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6141479/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]Matt and Scott talk to firearms and tactical expert James Yeager, founder of Tennessee based Tactical Response. James was also joined by his daughter Heather, owner of Camden Strength and aspiring SSC. The group talks...

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09 Jan #43 – A Clarification

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6129936/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]Matt and Scott clarify their stance on some of the topics introduced thus far, including learning to grind as a novice, the role of volume and intensity in driving progress in the novice LP and...

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05 Jan #42 – Barbell Logic Extra: Catching Up with the Barbell Medicine Crew

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6117728/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]Matt and Scott talk to everyone's favorite docs who lift, Dr. Jordan Feigenbaum and Dr. Austin Baraki of Barbell Medicine. The crew chats about Barbell Medicine's recent endeavors including writing entries on resistance training for...

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02 Jan #41 – Transitioning from Stronglifts to Starting Strength

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6106508/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]Matt and Scott address followers of the popular Stronglifts 5x5 program and how they can continue the gainzZz train by switching to the Starting Strength Linear Progression. As Stronglifts prescribes a substantially higher work volume...

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29 Dec #40 – Barbell Logic Extra: Catching up with the Inimitable Niki Sims

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6097899/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]Matt and Scott catch up with Starting Strength Coach and general badass Niki Sims. Aside from being a veteran SS staff coach, Niki is a team leader at Starting Strength Online Coaching and, more recently,...

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