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Old 10-01-2012, 12:18 AM   #1
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I am thinking about purchasing the 3rd edition of starting strength and would like to hear if anyone on this site has read the book and if so do they recommend it? I basically want to get it so I can perfect the big 4 lifts.

The cheapest I can get it for is $75

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Old 10-01-2012, 12:23 AM   #2
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I've read the 2nd edition. Hands down the best lift "how to" books I've ever read. His exercise explanation is great. I think it's a good read for any lifter. I'm not necessarily sold on his programming, but I know the 2nd edition was 98% exercise explanation and 2% programming.
Not sure why it is so expensive in your neck of the woods...
It's only 30 bucks on amazon.
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Old 10-01-2012, 01:04 AM   #3
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I read the 2nd edition cover-to-cover. Definitely worth reading. $75 seems much too expensive, like Josh said.
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try looking on kijiji or amazon.....they usually have a cheaper version
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Amazon has it starting at @25. Kindle versions are $9.
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Thanks for pointing SS out on amazon , I just looked on the Australian ebay
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Thanks for pointing SS out on amazon , I just looked on the Australian ebay
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I've read it, best strength training manual I've ever come across and the good thing is that no matter how advance you are, it stays with you till the end; I know experienced lifters who still use that book as a reference manual.
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