Starting Strength (1st edition)

Rippetoe, Mark

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Synopsis: Book Description Starting Strength offers a unique approach to coaching barbell weight training and is written by experienced coaches and sports scientists who designed it specifically for training beginners. Learn how to effectively and safely coach the basic core lifts and their programming in an easy to do, step-by-step process. Featuring the most heavily illustrated exercise chapters in print, Starting Strength shows the reader not only how to teach the lifts, but how to recognize and correct the technique errors common to all novice lifters. The book includes sequential animations of each exercise performed correctly, along with practical interpretations of coaching theory, and the anatomical, physiological, and mechanical principles of training. It will help prepare coaches and personal trainers to be more effective strength and conditioning professionals. From the Back Cover Starting Strength is a unique approach to coaching weight training, written by coaches and designed specifically for training beginners. Learn how to effectively and safely coach the basic core lifts and their programming in an easy to do, step-by-step process. Featuring the most heavily illustrated exercise chapters in print, Starting Strength shows the reader not only how to teach the lifts, but how to recognize and correct technique errors. The book features flip animations of each exercise performed correctly, along with practical interpretations of coaching theory, and the anatomical, physiological, and mechanical principles of training. It will help prepare coaches and personal trainers to be more effective strength and conditioning professionals. "A new notch in the tradition of Texas strength training exposition, these authors not only know what they are writing about, they know how to write effectively to begin with." Mike Lambert, Editor, Powerlifting USA "Starting Strength is a precise tool to coach weightlifters at any level. It teaches proper form and the basic fundamentals that will allow for safe and immediate results in any training facility. It not only benefits the beginner, but it will reinforce the skills of the advanced weight trainee." Owen Kelly, M.D., Orthopaedic Surgeon, Nose Guard - University of Arkansas '89-'92 "This much needed text delivers in the area of how to teach and coach the basics of the core strength training exercises. It gives important deep insight into the fine points of technique in a manner that is easy to understand. It takes theory into practice step by step. It is a must read for anyone interested in high level performance." Bill Connor, Ed.D., University Physical Educator and Pedagogist, Head Football Coach - 30 years in High School and University Coaching "When it comes to teaching and developing strength and explosive power, this system is one of the best there is. If a coach uses discipline and hard work to get these teachings across, the results will be outstanding." Greg Henderson, Quarterback, Rice University '01-'04 "Starting Strength perfectly outlines a way for any coach, regardless of experience or lack thereof, to teach the fundamentals of properly executing a safe, yet highly effective strength program through the utilization of the basic barbell exercises. Give your program the most bang for the buck in the least amount of time. If you truly have a passion for maximizing your athlete's performance, this book is a must for any coach¡¦s library." Derek Alford, Offensive Coordinator - Garland High School, Quarterback/Coach - TUFL Champion Wichita Falls Drillers

About the Author: Mark Rippetoe, CSCS is the owner and general manager of Wichita Falls Athletic Club and Performance Sports Conditioning. He has 25 years experience in the fitness industry and 10 years personal experience as a competitive powerlifter. He has coached athletes in barbell and strength sports since 1980. He was in the very first group to sit for the NCSA's Certified Strength and conditioning Specialist exam in 1985, and has been continuously certified since then. He was certified by USA Weightlifting as a Level III Coach in 1988, and currently holds the Senior Coach certification. He has coached numerous national level competitors, and many thousands of people interested in improving their health and strength.

Lon Kilgore, Ph.D. is a professor of kinesiology at Midwestern State University (USA) where he teaches exercise physiology and anatomy. He holds a senior faculty appointment in Exercise Science at Warnborough University (UK). His career as an Olympic-style weightlifter began in 1972 as a means to improve his wrestling performance. His wrestling career ended after high school, but weightlifting continued and he has had many national event podium appearances over his 30 plus years of competitive experience. His coaching efforts began in 1974 when he took five athletes to the AAU Junior Olympic Nationals and since those early days he has remained active in coaching national and international caliber weightlifters. He also did a three year stint as a NCAA DII strength coach. He is currently Chair of the Sports Science Committee and a coaching course instructor for USA Weightlifting and a member of the Board of Certification for the American Society of Exercise Physiologists.

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Title: Starting Strength (1st edition)
Publisher: The Aasgaard Company
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