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How to Film – Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift and Press

How to Film – Squat, Bench Press, Deadlift and Press

In this article we will cover the best method for filming the squat, bench press, deadlift and press. Quality footage is vital for online coaching feedback, and getting likes on Instagram! Equipment: We recommend using a smart phone, with a tripod. Turn the phone on...

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Top Lifter IV Powerlifting, Sydney

Top Lifter IV Powerlifting, Sydney

On the 15th of September, Sydney Strength Training took a team of 8 lifters to the Top Lifter IV powerlifting competition in Redfern, Sydney. This was the first time that such a large group of SST members competed at the same meet, making for a very exciting day. All...

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Youth Strength and Conditioning

Youth Strength and Conditioning

Barbell Medicine recently put out an article series summarising the current evidence for youth strength and conditioning and resistance training: Resistance Training for the Youth Population: Part I Resistance Training for the Youth Population: Part II Resistance...

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Leaving Starting Strength

Leaving Starting Strength

In September 2017 I became Australia’s second ever-Starting Strength Coach. During my tenure as a Starting Strength Coach, I also worked as an online coach at Starting Strength Online Coaching. I enjoyed my time as an SSC and the experience it gave me, but overtime my...

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The Problem with PRs – Barbell Medicine Newsletter

The Problem with PRs – Barbell Medicine Newsletter

Here is a recent piece I wrote for the Barbell Medicine newsletter, detailing the problem with PRs. Personal records (PRs) are the best thing about training. When we first start lifting we get PRs all the time, and it becomes addictive. This is the hook that gets most...

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New Coach at Barbell Medicine

New Coach at Barbell Medicine

Sydney Strength Training Coach - Rheece Stennett - now represents Barbell Medicine in Sydney, Australia as an online strength coach. This strengthens the relationship between Sydney Strength Training and Barbell Medicine. SST has previously hosted a BBM Seminar, and...

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Marion on Channel 9’s This Time Next Year

Marion on Channel 9’s This Time Next Year

On Monday August 26th 2019 Sydney Strength Training client - Marion Baird - appeared on Channel 9's hit television show This Time Next Year. Marion initially came to Sydney Strength Training to lose weight, and rehabilitate a severely compromised knee. By strength...

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Strength Training in Annandale

Strength Training in Annandale

Sydney Strength Training has been servicing the residents of Sydney's Inner West with premium strength training for the last 5 years. We are the most efficient, and convenient, gym in Sydney. The centre is centrally located in Annandale - less than 10 minutes drive...

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Masters Powerlifting Australia Championships 2019

Masters Powerlifting Australia Championships 2019

On Sunday the 2nd of June, Marion Baird and Sydney Strength Training coach - Rheece Stennett - competed at the Powerlifting Australia - Australian Masters Powerlifting Championships. Marion set an Australian record in the deadlift with 130kg, beating her own record by...

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Barbell Medicine Coach in Sydney, Australia

Barbell Medicine Coach in Sydney, Australia

In August 2018  - Joe Pemberton - became affiliated with Barbell Medicine - a US based company whose mission is to bring modern medicine to strength and conditioning.   Switching from Starting Strength to Barbell Medicine:   In 2018 Joe decided to...

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Masters Powerlifting Australia Nationals

Masters Powerlifting Australia Nationals

On the first weekend of August 2018, Sydney Strength Training clients - Marion Baird and Jane Smedley - competed in the Masters Powerlifting Australia National Championships. Coached by Joe Pemberton and Rheece Stennett, Jane and Marion performed extremely well,...

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