The Truth by Jim Steel

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  1. PowerHungry

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    http://startingstrength.com/articles/truth_steel.pdf

    I thought this was a good read. It's mainly motivational and seems to be geared more toward beginners in need of common sense and basics than anything. Sort of like Carnal's Treatise or Rollins' Iron and the Soul. But good for a read if you're feeling confused or lacking in focus.
     
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    Good read. I think I will pick up Tears in the Darkness as I needed a book to read on vacation.
     
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    The riddle...

    of Steel?
     
  5. ronin0352

    ronin0352 Lift, Eat, Sleep, Repeat

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    That was a good read.
     
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    Best thing I've read in a long time. Sadly I can't stand The Road, as a novel at least.
     
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    I enjoyed the movie, but have not read it.
     
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    Good read.

    I cannot stand any Cormac McCarthy books, or books turned into movies.
     
  9. TrainingAdict

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    funny how we got an ab thread up here too.
     
  10. fl0w

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    That was good read. Thanks for sharing PowerHungry.

    @Perfect Moo: Tried watching "Into the wild" - Pretty good translation of a book IMO
     
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    That was definitely a good read. It is more of a motivational than anything but it was a good one. Thanks for posting it PH.
     
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    All I can say is amen
     
  13. murdock00

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    Carnal's Treatise? Whats that?
     
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    Read the faq NOOB! :icon_chee

    Excellent read, thanks for posting.
     
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    As a single father The Road was very disturbing for me to watch. It really shook me thinking about what I would do in those situations. That is part of the reason I liked the article so much.
     
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    Hah shit I thought everyone was talking bout Jack Kerouac "The Road". Was confused as fuck.
     
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    He f'ed up on thinking that cross training is NOT beneficial to sports when it comes to cardiorespiratory training.....he made the same assumption as the people who say that the lifting MUST mimic the sports movement exactly
     
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    While I appreciate you starting this thread, I believe it would be more beneficial to the community if you had a more clearly defined thesis, rising action, climax, and falling action before sharing your conclusion. Otherwise, I fear it's just gonna end up a muddled mess.

    I keed. Thanks for sharing.
     

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