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Tina showing amazing gains in strength using the starting strength linear progression

Mark Rippetoe, and the training program he has crafted in Starting Strength to take advantage of the novice effect, recently got the mainstream treatment from Men’s Journal.

It’s great to see Rip’s program potentially reaching a broader audience, especially for those who are outside of the CF community, who could benefit from his program immensely.

The article has three key points:

  • Strength is at the heart of fitness, even if strength isn’t your primary pursuit.
  • The novice program, which exploits the novice effect (see link above), is simple and highly effective.
  • After spending an initial investment of time in dedicating yourself solely to the novice program, it’s easy to integrate other non-strength-related athletic pursuits back into your program.

Read the full article here:

ring skills / rope climb

Met Con
“Nasty Girls”
3 rounds for time of:
50 Squats
7 Muscle-ups
10Hang power cleans 60/40kg

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