Starting Strength, 3rd Edition is a comprehensive guide to barbell training. Written by Mark Rippetoe, the book takes you through the basics of weightlifting and provides clear instructions for how to perform each exercise correctly. With Starting Strength, you’ll be able to build muscle mass, strength and confidence quickly and safely.
For who is this book for ?
This book is written for men and women who want to get stronger by using barbells. If you’re a total beginner, Starting Strength will teach you how to lift weights safely and effectively. Even if you’ve been weightlifting for a while, the clear instructions in this book can help you add more muscle mass and strength.
- This book is a comprehensive guide to barbell training, which can help you build muscle mass, strength and confidence quickly and safely.
- Written by Mark Rippetoe who is considered as one of the most respected authorities on weightlifting.
- The 3rd edition has been updated with additional information on nutrition, injury prevention and more making it an even more valuable resource.
- It can be repetitive
- Some of the exercises are difficult to do correctly without supervision
- The language can be quite technical
Learn more about the author
Mark Rippetoe is a weightlifting coach and author. He has been involved in the sport for over thirty years, developing one of the most respected training programs in the United States.
“This is the best book on weightlifting I’ve ever read. It’s clear, concise and easy to follow – perfect for beginners.”
“This book is the perfect starting point for anyone interested in learning to lift weights. It’s easy to follow and provides clear instructions on how to perform each exercise correctly.”
“This is the best book on barbell training that I have ever read. If you want to get strong, this is the place to start.”
“I could not put this book down. I’m a personal trainer and have been lifting weights for years, but Starting Strength opened my eyes to so many things that I was doing wrong. This is an incredible resource for anyone looking to get started with weightlifting or even experienced lifters who want to perfect their form.”