Mark Rippetoe is the author of Starting Strength: Basic Barbell Training, Practical Programming for Strength Training, Strong Enough?, Mean Ol' Mr. Gravity, and numerous journal, magazine and internet articles. Rip was a competitive powerlifter for ten years, has coached many lifters and athletes, and has given seminars to thousands around the country.

WRITTEN BY Mark Rippetoe
He isn't enlightened. He's physically inept, self-centered, and obsessively vain.
College students get a warning: weak means strong, unhealthy means healthy, and men with muscles might rape.
If "exercises" less strenuous than your daily activity actually worked, you'd already be fit.
45 minutes under the bar goes a long way toward undoing the damage from a weekend in front of the computer.
Studies show your electronic devices have shortened your attention span. You need it back.
More "studies" that mislead the modern man.