More Than Exercise. More Than A Workout.
Strength training improves health, quality of life, and athletic performance.
Strength is for everyone.
Starting Strength Gyms and The Starting Strength Method
Make Rapid, Measurable Progress, Guaranteed
Before and after photo of Co-Founder, Ray Gillenwater
After One Year at Starting Strength Denver
"I can't tell you how much better I feel in general from coming in and doing all this weight lifting"
After Six Months At Starting Strength Dallas
"As I entered my 40s and things started to hurt and bark at me, I became more interested in form and doing the lifts right."
After Six Weeks at Starting Strength Houston
"I have better results now than I did doing any other program."
After Four Months at Starting Strength Dallas
"I couldn't have made as much progress without all of the help of every coach here."
ABOUT THE STARTING STRENGTH METHOD
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What Is Starting Strength?
A Whole-Body Strength Training Program
The most effective and efficient strength program in existence, the Starting Strength Method produces the fastest results for those that want to get stronger.
How Does It Work?
You Lift and You Add Weight Each Session
Who Is It For?
Anyone and Everyone
Starting Strength is for anyone and everyone. From those who have never exercised before to regular gym-goers looking to break through plateaus. It is the most effective use of time in the gym.
What Makes It Different?
No treadmills, no bosu balls, no yoga mats. No unqualified "trainers" and no waiting in line for equipment. Starting Strength Gyms offer dedicated coaching to ensure everyone makes rapid, sustainable progress.
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