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Jim Steel

Jim Steel has been immersed in athletics and the Iron Game for most of his life. He has been a college football player and coach, powerlifter, Muay Thai fighter and is currently a competitive bodybuilder. In 1999, Steel was named Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coordinator at the University of Pennsylvania, and moved up to Head Strength and Conditioning Coordinator in 2004. He is the owner of the blog basbarbell.com, and is a motivational speaker, frequent podcast guest and the author of two books,  Basbarbell Book of Programs and Steel Reflections.  Steel is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association.


  1. How to Break in a New Training Partner

    How to Break in a New Training Partner

  2. Achieving Your Fitness Goals One Step At A Time

    Achieving Your Fitness Goals One Step At A Time

  3. Quarantine Fitness Reflections

    Quarantine Fitness Reflections

  4. Keeping Training Technique Fresh For Continued Progress

    Keeping Training Technique Fresh For Continued Progress

  5. Diet and Nutrition Plans For Muscle & Strength Gains and Fat Loss

    Diet and Nutrition Plans For Muscle & Strength Gains and Fat Loss

  6. Barbell Squats - A Journey Of Size And Strength Gains

    Barbell Squats - A Journey Of Size And Strength Gains

  7. Training For A Lifetime After Playing Competitive Sports

    Training For A Lifetime After Playing Competitive Sports

  8. How To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick - Weight Training, Cardio and Diet

    How To Make Your New Year's Resolutions Stick - Weight Training, Cardio and Diet

  9. The Advantages Of Dumbbell Training For Size and Strength Gains

    The Advantages Of Dumbbell Training For Size and Strength Gains

  10. Online Coaching Clients And Advantages

    Online Coaching Clients And Advantages

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