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by Carl Raghavan, SSC Starting Strength I hear this question all the time – as if it’s somehow sacrilegious to deadlift in Olympic lifting shoes. Often, the outraged dude in question will follow up with a snort, “There are no elite powerlifters that deadlift in weightlifting shoes! Name one!”   Excellent point, outraged dude. Except for the fact …

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JM Blakley Elite FTS What we do before we do “The Big Thing” in life matters. I use several examples to illustrate this. For the warm-up sets before the “real” training sets in a workout, I speak of packing for a trip. Just as the packing of your suitcase is not the vacation itself, if …

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5 Moves for Complete Quadriceps by Dr Sam Spinelli T-Nation Squats are vital for building tree-trunk legs. But if you want to develop the most impressive quads possible, you’d better start rethinking your definition of squats. The classic versions (back and front squats) fail to effectively hit all the muscles that make up the quadriceps. That’s where …

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Jesse Irizarry Breaking Muscle If we learned anything from our time in quarantine when gyms were closed, we learned we could make do without a gym. We can train to get stronger and more fit in our living rooms, backyards, or garages without machines or even barbells. We can use bodyweight exercises and something simple, like a medicine ball, …

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Christopher McKhann STACK Many of us are trying to figure out how we stay in shape while gyms are closed, and we must keep up our “social distancing”. There are a few good options out there, but one that you should seriously consider involves your local swing set. While I was a late adopter, suspension …

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Texas Cafe Classics Mark Rippetoe Starting Strength Rip shows you the Floral Heights Cafe recipe for hamburger steak. Source: https://startingstrength.com/video/how-to-make-hamburger-steak-with-mark-rippetoe