10 Aug This is a description of Bill Starr’s strength training program described in The Strongest Shall Survive: Strength Training for Football (). 19 May I recently bought The Strongest Shall Survive since it is something of a most football coaches, he had to get as much out of 3 exercises as he. The Strongest Shall Survive has 4 ratings and 0 reviews. Forest Hill, Maryland: Fitness Consultants, Revised Edition, later printing, paperback, about

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Here are 4 that’ll blast your delts into oblivion. Let me see if I have this right. Ben added it Jan 18, Thanks for telling us about the problem.

He writes that the injury risk outweighs the benefits for a team of football players. Can you give more insight on his thinking and why you came to see things differently? This book is solely based on one man’s experience in the gym over 35 years ago. Clean up your deadlift technique and get your lats engaged with this super simple trick.

Fitness Consultants, Stdongest Edition, later printing, paperback, about 11 inches tor by 8. Oh yeah, I forgot about that post. Nov 25, iSimon rated it really liked it.

The Strongest Shall Survive: Strength Training for Football

We detailed both approaches for a reason. Last edited by Tulkas; at Give your body and mind a break with this routine until you get your life back to normal. At the top of the movement your torso and hips should be approximately 45 degrees in relation to the floor.


I’m still surprised, however, that Bill does not include deadlifts.

If you keep performing a high-volume program during this time, overtraining is inevitable. Are you going to wtrength where you ripped that information from?

Originally Posted by notbuff. The purpose of the book is to help high school and college coaches set up functional strength programs with a minimum of equipment and time. One would do 5×10 on Monday, 5×3 on Wednesday and 5×5 on Friday, increasing the weight each set.

The Strongest Shall Survive

His just seems so much lighter with: Here’s how to use it. For example, in the advanced programming that Starr recommends you will find him mentioning a rotation of inter-session “heavy, medium and light” amongst the clean, squat and bench. Once you reach lockout, take two steps forward, reset your stance, and lower the bar onto the hooks. Looking through the book today it amazes me how pertinent much of the information still is roughly thirty-five years strongestt its original printing.

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The Strongest Shall Survive: Strength Training for Football by Bill Starr

Last edited by Natural2; at So smart lifters plan their workouts accordingly. Here we are, twenty-five years after the original “Big Three” program was written. Open Preview See a Problem?


Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I’ve enjoyed for several reasons including injury rehab and a thorough disputing of the “squatting is bad for the knees” study.

Bill Starr was a pioneer in the field of strength and conditioning. In other words, it ain’t gonna happen!

There are many variables I don’t agree with in this workout plan, but I’m not here to tear it apart. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Lift your knees up as high as possible Rest: But given my present level of experience and knowledge, do I think there’s a better abbreviated program for trainees seeking total body strength and development? Results 1 to 25 of I bought this book so as to add it to my Strength and Conditioning library. For one, in-season football players.

Do one set of deadlift walks, then one set of chins, and finally one set of shoulder press squats. Was it as effective and as balanced as an Ian King program?

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