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13 Mar #61 – The Press

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6359694/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]Picking up a barbell and shoving it over one's head might be the most obvious thing to do with the object, to paraphrase Mark Rippetoe. Exactly how the shoving part happens...

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09 Mar #60 – Barbell Logic Extra: Story Time with Uncle Rip Part 2

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6346634/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]Story time continues at Uncle Rip's house as Rip recounts his friendship with Tommy Suggs and his run-ins with numerous great lifters of yore at the 1980 IPF Worlds in Arlington, TX. Coach Rip reflects...

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06 Mar #59 – The Squat

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6333909/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]Simply known as "The Squat," the low bar back squat, as it is otherwise known, is undoubtedly the king of all exercises. Matt and Scott discuss why the Squat deserves this lofty title, and deliver...

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02 Mar #58 – Story Time with Uncle Rip

[iframe style="border:none" src="//html5-player.libsyn.com/embed/episode/id/6320040/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 sit down with Uncle Rip at his house in Wichita Falls to reminisce about life growing up in the Falls in the 1970's, including the infamous tornado which brought legendary strength coach...

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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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