Author: Scott Hambrick

11 Mar #156 – The Knees Out Cue: Fixing Knee Cave and Slide in the Squat

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8954525/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 explore the reasoning and application of the "knees out" component of the Squat and Deadlift model in Starting Strength. While knees out is an important element in the teaching model, we need...

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07 Mar #155 – Reflections on the Arnold Classic 2019

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8905928/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]Following this weekend's Arnold Classic 2019 -- a panoply of strength sports, bodybuilding, and fitness industry players -- Matt and Scott sat down over coffee to shoot the breeze and discuss some of the weekend's...

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04 Mar #154 – Searching for the A-ha Moment: Coaching vs Teaching

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8865308/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 discuss the nature of learning and how it applies to effective coaching and teaching. They emphasize that coaches and teachers serve as guides during the process of instruction, in our case, leading...

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28 Feb #153 – Whiskey Talk with Robert Santana

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8816429/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 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...

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25 Feb #152 – How to Manage Unproductive Stress

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8780990/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 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...

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21 Feb #151 – Matt & Scott Answer Your Questions: Q&A #8

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8719298/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]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: Do you ever recommend single leg exercises?...

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18 Feb #150 – The M.E.D Toolbox Pt. 2: Managing Recovery with the 4-Day Split

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8677991/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 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...

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14 Feb #149 – The M.E.D. Toolbox #1: How to Add Stress To Your Program

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8637338/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, 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...

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11 Feb #148 – Warm-ups: How To Do Them, Without Overdoing Them

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8584328/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]They may seem trivial, but warm-ups are an important part of the strength training process. Unfortunately many people either fail to do them properly (or at all), or they overdo them, missing the point that...

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07 Feb #147 – Motivation Over Discipline

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/8547530/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]Over the last few years the "discipline" movement has gained full steam. From retired special forces like Jocko Willink and David Goggins touting the benefits of waking up at 4:00am, to Mr Money Mustache calling...

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