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 #26 - Barbell Logic Extra: Training to Survive Cancer with John Wilson | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 22:42

Matt and Scott talk to WFAC member John Wilson about training with something heavier than iron, a Stage IV kidney cancer diagnosis.

 #25 – The TRUTH about Avoiding Common Novice Pitfalls | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:33

Matt and Scott discuss the pitfalls that cause novices to stall or plateau in their linear progression work.

 #24 – Barbell Logic Extra: Training in your 80’s. A Talk with Miss Sibyl. | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 33:10

#24 – Barbell Logic Extra: Training in your 80’s. A Talk with Miss Sibyl.

 #23 - Voluntary Hardship | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 50:42

Scott Hambrick interviews Matt Reynolds about the concept of "voluntary hardship," a guiding principle for both strength training and life. They discuss what voluntary hardship means to them, how it contributes to a better life lived, and how to apply it in everyday life.

 #22 - Barbell Logic Extra: The Hammer: A Conversation with the Heart of Aasgaard, Nick Delgadillo | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 32:23

We interview Nick Delgadillo, Chief of Staff and Hammer at Aasgaard company about working with Rip, Krav Maga and more.

 #21 - Are Supplemental Exercises a Waste of Time for Strength? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:39

The boys discuss supplemental lifts and outline the most helpful of these exercises. A supplemental lift is a lift that LOOKS like the main lifts. Training the supplemental lift carries over to improvements in the main list. We do them to: 1) move more weight than we can with the primary movement and, 2) to train a longer range of motion than we can with the primary movement.

 #20 - Barbell Logic Extra: The Wolf-Man Cometh: An Interview with Michael Wolf | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:37

Coach Wolf, Starting Strength Coach and Strength Coach at Crossfit Solace talks about training with injuries, training for strength in a crossfit environment and more.  No one knows more about using barbell training to improve performance for crossfitters.

 #19 - Deloads, The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 35:08

Sell your B&R 1.0 bar to Hambrick! Email him at A deload is a period in training, typically a week, in which the stress in the programming is decreased in order to allow the trainee to recover and dissipate accumulated fatigue. This is a desired effect for a late intermediate or advanced lifter. When deloading, we often reduce the work by one set and the intensity by 10-15%.

 #18 - Barbell Logic Extra: Stef Bradford PhD., Woman of Mystery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:57

Hambrick and Reynolds speak with Stef Bradford, coach, editor and author about the genesis of Starting Strength, food, dogs and more.

 #17 - Old Man Texas Method EXPOSED! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 34:34

Hambrick and Reynolds describe and ILLUMINATE how to detune the Texas Method for older lifters and ladies. We do this by keeping the frequency and intensity of our lifts the same as in Texas Method, but reducing the volume.

 #16 - Barbell Logic Extra: The Wives Cut with Rachel and Charity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:47

Hambrick and Reynolds speak with their wives. They start with some softball questions to get the wives talking, then talk strength training, coaching, programming, body image, sex and a lot more.

 #15 - How to Kill It In Your First Starting Strength Session | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:33

In this episode Reynolds and Hambrick give you step by step instructions on how to conduct your first weight training session on the Starting Strength Program.

 #14 - Barbell Logic Extra: Brett McKay of Art of Manliness, Disciple of Iron | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 54:36

This week we have Brett McKay, founder of Art of Manliness, SSOC Client, and devoted strength disciple.  Brett walks us through his strength journey, the impact it's made on the rest of his life, and how it relates to other facets of "voluntary hardship" he's pursued since college. Fans of Art of Manliness will love this episode as Brett gives a rare look into his personal life, and opens up about the refining process of both physical and intellectual linear progression. 

 #13 - Getting Started: Part 1, Equipment Needed to get Strong AF! | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:17

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 #12 - Stop Lying to Yourself About Recovery | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:57

#12 - Stop Lying to Yourself About Recovery


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