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Aging Better Powerlifting

Texas Method for older lifters

Paul Horn gives one of the best explanations of the workings of the Texas Method I have ever seen. But I am including it here mainly because during this presentation he also gives his altered version for older lifters. This is brilliant! The Texas Method is so tough because of the Volume day. But here […]

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ONE WEIRD TRICK for Fitness.

The one that REALLY works! Jonathon M Sullivan MD PhD, SSC

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How do you know that?

Believe me when I say that ‘most’ Doctors know very little about weight training. And ‘most’ of what they claim to know is completely wrong! Doctors are NOT exercise experts. And I can say that from personal experience. But here is one that really does know what he is talking about. Jonathon Sullivan MD PHD […]

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Time is Tissue / Muscle

This is the best explanation I have ever heard as to why weight training is so important, especially as we get older.

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What Happens When a Lifter Gets Old

Strength coach and best selling author Mark Rippetoe talks about what happens to a fliter as they get older.

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The Barbell Prescription

Jonathon M Sullivan MD. PHD. FACEP. SSC and Andy Baker SSC have written a seminal book in the history of resistance exercise literature. Indeed, in the history or health and fitness literature! The first part of the book goes into detail of how the human muscular system affects not just how we can move and […]

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Mark Rippetoe on making gains in your 40s and beyond

Strength coach and best selling author Mark Rippetoe talks with Mike Mathews about how things change for a lifter as they get older and how they should train.

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Strength Training – It’s Never Too Late

91 year old Mrs Virginia Rizan uses barbell training at Wichita Falls Athletic Club. After a few months of training, “Gus” put her walker in the closet and hasn’t fallen in over year. With some modification, the principles and methods outlined in Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training have been used effectively to improve Gus’s quality […]