Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training DVD

The first book of its kind, Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training provides detailed instruction in the five basic barbell exercises. This companion video adds to the impact of the book by demonstrating the correct technique for the squat, press, bench press, deadlift, and power clean as performed by athletes under the direction of Mark Rippetoe. See the most important barbell exercises correctly executed, along with corrections of the most common problems encountered in learning them.

 





Product Details
Format:
DVD
Region 0 (PLAYS IN ALL REGIONS)
NTSC
Digital Sound
Dolby
Full Screen
Run Time: 2 hr 27 min


Audio track is split into right and left tracks, if your system is stereo, you must make sure that both channels are being played.

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Learn to Perform the Big 5 Lifts Correctly
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George Byrne (WI) - September 13th 2011
I wish that I had seen this DVD before I lifted a barbell the first time in 1964. The big 5 lifts are covered by taking the viewer step-by step through the deadlift, squat, bench press, press, and power clean. Actual male and female students execute the steps in the lifts and the lifts themselves under the direction of Mark Rippentoe. These students have a variety of physical structures and varying abilities. Corrections to errors are made promptly, calmly, and rationally. The DVD is worth [...read more]
You will not regret
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V...G... (Memphis TN) - September 22nd 2010
The 4 lifts - squat, deadlift, bench press and overhead press are much more complex than it might seem. I was doing strength training with machines for 3 years but few months back I realized that free weights are much better. Unfortunately free weights are much more difficult but they are definitely worth it.

These 4 lifts are the best exercises one can do and this DVD will teach you how to master the technique for these and "clean". Sure you can watch some videos over [...read more]
Man & Woman Alike; This DVD is for You!!
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S Siemer (Tucson, AZ) - September 22nd 2010
No matter what your body type, this DVD is for you. It details from multiple angles, each move; and with an array of different sized men AND women. I personally have never been great with trying to imagine just what is being explained in a book. With this DVD I saw and heard the moves explained and was able to follow along in my own living room with a simple stick until I was able to get the form down.

The DVD is a must for anyone into weights. If you are a veteran or a novice, t [...read more]