Yeah, read that.
Originally Posted by RichMahogany
That said, if you have no base of strength already, Starting Strength or Stronglifts or other similar basic barbell training might not be enough. For example, there is not a lot of variation in the movements doing the basic lifts. You never twist your core, for example. Only two of the lifts work your glutes and in my experience, if your glutes are weak you can somehow do them and not strengthen your glutes much at all. None of them will help you if your hamstrings are too tight and none of them will get you a pullup if you can't do one now.
Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
Starting squat: 45lbs. Current squat: 180 x 2. Current Deadlift: 230 x 2