As many of you know buddy capps of capps welding is the creator of the infamous texas power bar. Leave a comment reviews by stephen mcgouran way back in 2006 i was skimming through amazon looking around at different fitness books and i came across mark rippetoe s starting strength program for practical barbell training for beginners.
However this program isn t recommended for anyone who already has a few months of productive progress under their belt.
Starting strength review. This is a review of the new 20 kg starting strength bar. The starting strength program is one of the most popular programs in america particularly in high school and college weight rooms. The only complaints with previous editions of starting strength were that it needed better pictures and editing.
Starting strength is a beginner strength program that s deeply rooted in powerlifting. It also has an incredibly high rating on amazon having garnered 90 or more 5 star reviews. With all new graphics and more than 750 illustrations a more detailed analysis of the five most important exercises in the we.
At a bodyweight of 220 pounds he squatted 622 pounds bench pressed 396 and deadlifted 633 for a total of 1651. The official starting strength app is a great complement to this book and a really useful tool once you start training. A simple and practical guide for coaching beginners leaves off.
Basic barbell training is the new expanded version of the book that has been called the best and most useful of fitness books it picks up where starting strength. Starting strength book review conclusion. Mark rippetoe its creator was a competitive powerlifter for eleven years and a fairly impressive one too.
Starting strength review how to be more productive. A bar still considered to be the gold standard in the power bar world by a great many veteran lifters. A bar developed and manufactured by buddy capps of irving texas.
If you ve never touched a barbell before or you think you still have plenty of room to grow and improve i think starting strength will be a great program for you. It also contains a very consolidate set of excerpts and diagrams from the book that might be enough to get some people started on the system without reading the whole book.