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05 Jun #85 – Confidence Matters: Strength Training’s Greatest Benefit Isn’t What You Think

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6667953/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]Most people don't think about the emotional benefits of weight lifting, or how exercise can build confidence, when they step into a gym. Yet it is perhaps the most transformative benefit of strength training. Today...

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01 Jun #84 – Building Confidence and Hard Bodies with The Brusekes

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6656838/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 interview SSOC clients Amber and Taylor Bruseke. Taylor is a surgeon specializing in pelvic floor issues. Amber is a former fitness instructor who discovered strength training after teaching Zumba, body pump, and...

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29 May #83 – Programming 101 with St. Vincent College, Pt. 2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6642421/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 brings the programming lecture full circle by elaborating on why the Novice LP eventually must end, what factors are at play, and how to continue to drive progress in the intermediate stage and beyond....

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25 May #82 – David Kirkham: Resurrecting the Shelby Cobra Pt. 2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6633455/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]David Kirkham joins the podcast for the second part of his interview at StrengthCon. After flying to Poland with several thousand pounds of car parts in his baggage and narrowly escaping the wrath of customs,...

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22 May #81 – Programming 101 with St. Vincent College

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6620700/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 Reynolds presented the basic Starting Strength programming lecture to students of Dr. Nicholas Racculia (a fellow Starting Strength Coach) at St. Vincent College. The lecture begins with an overview of the SRA model -...

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18 May #80 – Barbell Logic Extra: Sailor, SEAL, Salesman, Lifter – Frank Sanders

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6607684/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]Frank Sanders is a gifted Master's lifter who put up a great show at the USSF Nationals Meet in January 2018, squatting over 365 and deadlifting 475 at 66 years of age. Inspired by his...

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15 May #79 – Engineering STRENGTH and POWER with Bill Hannon

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6593362/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 spoke with Bill Hannon, engineer and SSC, about his new role in developing coaching standards at SSOC, his recently launched Barbell Coaching Academy, and his athletic background as a rower. Bill is...

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11 May #78 – David Kirkham: Turning MiG’s into Cobras Pt. 1

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6581408/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]At StrengthCon Matt and Scott met with a number of fantastic guests, but perhaps none with so interesting a background as David Kirkham. At a young age, Mr. Kirkham taught himself to restore a 427 Shelby...

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08 May #77 – Of Mystery & Barbells: A Conversation with Randy Winfrey

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6567489/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]A man of mystery and intrigue, and certainly the coach with the best tan in Starting Strength, Randy Winfrey retired from an Air Force career as an intelligence agent in the late 90's and began...

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04 May #76 – Barbell Logic Extra: Finding Strength after PT with Rebekah Cygan

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6555244/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 chatted with Rebekah Cygan in the luxurious presidential suite of the Baymont Inn in Wichita Falls, TX. There they discussed Rebekah's story of discovering strength training after questioning the efficacy of her...

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