PHYSICAL STRENGTH IS THE MOST IMPORTANT THING IN LIFE. THIS IS TRUE WHETHER WE WANT IT TO BE OR NOT.
You Don't Need Another Gym Membership, You Need a Coach
"Exercising" Isn't Enough - Which is Why We Train
Make Rapid, Measurable Progress
Exercising is what people do at standard commercial gyms. It's moving for the sake of moving. If performed safely, it is better than being sedentary, but it does not result in long-term, continual progress.
Training is the process of organizing exercises and recovery into a system to make progress incrementally, on a predictable schedule. It's the opposite of random. It's measurable. It's planned. It's goal oriented.
We train for strength because getting strong improves every aspect of physical performance, including conditioning. And Starting Strength is the fastest way to get strong.
Starting Strength Works for Everyone, Every Time it is Applied Correctly
The Best Way to Do Starting Strength
See a World-Class Coach 3x/Week
Doing the program correctly means executing the lifts with perfect form, knowing which lifts to perform, how much weight to use, how much weight to add the next workout, and how to recover from each training session.
The best way to do Starting Strength is to see a coach in person, three times a week - and you can now do that starting around $25 per session.
Coming soon in 2019!
3701 S Shepherd Dr
Houston, TX 77098
OUR COACHES HAVE MADE THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE STRONG
20 years of experience competing and coaching in the sport of Olympic weightlifting
Josh has been a Starting Strength Coach since January 2010 and has trained under thewatchful eyes of Mark Rippetoe since 2000. As an international level lifter, he was a memberof the Jr. Pan-American Team and a member of the Junior World Team competing all over theworld. He traveled throughout the US as seminar staff beginning in 2007 prior to the blue bookand staffed various SS seminars years after. Josh received his Bachelor’s in Sociology andMaster’s of Science in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology from MidwesternState University. He has worked with many athletes from a variety of sports in conjunction withstrength and conditioning programs at Texas Christian University and MSU. He was a primarycoach, along with Mark Rippetoe, of the Midwestern State University and Bone Unit Olympicweightlifting teams operating under the Texas Weightlifting Regional Development Center. Hehas coached SS all over the US for the last 10 years and has hosted numerous SS and OlympicWeightlifting camps. Josh is thrilled to relocate back to his home state of Texas with his wife(fellow SSC) Shelley and their two dogs Mabel and Loki to help bring the first Starting StrengthFranchise to Houston.
Starting Strength Coach since 2010 and involved with Wichita Falls Athletic Club since 2008
Shelley has applied SS to various populations in NYC at a Center for PreventativeMedicine, ran a SS program at a barbell gym in North Carolina for the last 5 years and hascoached many SS and Olympic Weightlifting camps all over the East Coast. She has aBachelors of Science in Athletic Training and Master’s of Science in Exercise Physiology fromMidwestern State University. Her thesis on deadlift starting positions can be found in theInternational Journal of Exercise Science. Prior to being an SSC, Shelley was a collegiateAthletic Trainer and a former Ballerina for 20 years. Shelley is excited about relocating back toher home state of Texas with her husband (fellow SSC) Josh and their two dogs Loki and Mabel.
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Designed by Mark Rippetoe, the Creator of Starting Strength
The Starting Strength Bar
The Starting Strength Power Rack
The Starting Strength Bench
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