Author: Scott Hambrick

27 Feb #57 – Optimal vs Real Life

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6304733/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]Training programs, including the novice LP in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, are typically written with a critical assumption. They assume an ideal training schedule, and no missed training sessions. The reality for many lifters,...

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23 Feb #56 – Barbell Logic Extra: A Chat with the Hellcat – Stephanie Helland

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6292511/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]Scott and Matt talk with talented power and strengthlifter Stephanie Helland. Stephanie placed second in the 67.5kg weight class and third overall at the 2018 USSF Nationals in Oakland. Today she talks about what led...

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20 Feb #55 – Programming Is Secondary

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6278792/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]The novice LP is a simple program - simple, but hard, and effective. The path beyond into intermediate training is winding and multi-headed. It's easy to get seduced by complexity as programming needs evolve beyond...

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16 Feb #54 – Texas Strong: A Talk with Mike Cordova

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6266914/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 chat with the uber strong yet humble Mike Cordova. Mike is top competitor in strengthlifting and boasts personal bests of 672lb squat,  255lb press, and 701lb deadlift, all while standing at 5'9"...

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13 Feb #53 – Minimum Effective Dose

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6254075/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 revisit the concept of minimum effective dose, elaborating on this bedrock concept of strength development for novice lifters and beyond. The minimum effective dose, as it relates to strength training, fulfills both...

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09 Feb #52 – Barbell Logic Extra: A Conversation with Chase Lindley

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6242099/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 WFAC wunderkind Chase Lindley. When he's not gracing Rip's videos on the Starting Strength youtube channel, Chase trains and coaches at Wichita Falls Athletic Club. Having just turned 20, Chase...

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06 Feb #51 – Meet Day

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6229306/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 about the day that you've been training so hard for...

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02 Feb #50 – Barbell Logic Extra: Intellectual Linear Progression

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6216750/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 50th episode Reynolds and Hambrick talk about www.intellectuallinearprogression.com, Scott's online great books project. They discuss why people should read the great books, what the process does for the reader and how to stay on...

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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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