This is an excellent synopsis of Mark Rippetoe’s quintessential barbell training manual, Starting Strength, written by Michael Wolf of Wolf Strength And Conditioning.
Starting Strength is a must-read, in my opinion, for anyone into serious, lifelong fitness, because (in the developed world at least) barbell training is an essential component, or at least phase, of any complete physical preparedness program.
Fitocracy’s Knowledge Center has just published a great synopsis of this important strength training foundation. I recommend it for anyone not already expert in barbell training, or as an overview of the text if you’re considering buying it. Read the article here: