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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
The Department of Defense can solve the heavy gear issue with smarter PT.
As always, mainstream science and media miss the truth about strength training.
It's time for doctors to recognize what real strength training can do.
Don't be fooled by the eye test.