Get Real-Time Feedback On Your Lifts From Our World-Class Coaches 

The Starting Strength Coach Credential is the Most Advanced in the Industry

John Dowdy, SSC
Head CoacH

John started studying the Starting Strength method to improve his own training and soon began to coach others with the method as well. He has successfully used barbell training to strengthen a wide variety of clients from different demographics. John apprenticed under Paul Horn, SSC, and earned the Starting Strength Coach Credential in January of 2022.

Travis Hunt, Owner
Strength Coach

Travis is a Boise native and teacher of 20 years. He found Starting Strength when looking for ways to help his mom retain her strength in her senior years. They began training at Starting Strength Boise, and the strength gains and social atmosphere helped tremendously with their progress. Now, Travis is the Owner, working as an apprentice, and taking the Coaching Prep Course, Travis is excited to bring his education career and life experience as a son, husband, dad, and grandpa into the gym and help others of all backgrounds see the same life-changing benefits he and his family have.

LeAnn Hunt, Owner
PN Level 1 Nutrition Coach

LeAnn is a passionate and dedicated nutritional coach who is excited to help individuals achieve their nutrition goals. As a certified Precision Nutrition coach, she is committed to providing personalized guidance and support. LeAnn's love for a healthy lifestyle and her desire to help others develop healthy habits make her a valuable resource. She looks forward to making a positive impact in the lives of her clients. Alongside her husband, she takes pride in being the owners of SS Boise, where they foster a supportive and thriving community. In their free time, they cherish every moment spent with their granddaughter, Addlie.


No More Wondering What To Do At The Gym

Your Coach Will Guide You

Learn what exercises to do and how many reps/sets you need
Know how long you have to rest between sets
Train with our world-class Coaches and get stronger faster, safer and more efficiently

No Gimmicks, No Fads, No Sales Desk

All You Need to Get Stronger and Nothing More

A Platform Reserved for You

No more waiting for equipment. Your personal training appointment includes a platform reservation with all of the equipment you need to perform the exercises that are prescribed for you.

Digital Logbook App

Unequivocal, numerical progress - tracked in your own digital logbook. Available exclusively to Starting Strength Gyms Members.

No Sales Desk

The gym is for training, not sales. We dislike the pushy-gym-sales-guy as much as you do.


Equipment Designed by the Creator of Starting Strength, Mark Rippetoe

Train With Our Custom Designed Equipment


There is no better tool for the job of getting stronger. Infinitely scalable. The elderly and de-trained may start with a broomstick. Some of our strongest trainees lift over 600lbs.

SS Power Rack

Each platform has a 600lb, bare steel, c-channel power rack. This is an indestructible piece of equipment. Multi-purpose, for anything and everything you need related to strength training.

SS Bench

Our red oak butcher-block bench is plain and perfectly designed, made 10” wide (versus 12”) to keep you honest on your bench setup.


Make Rapid, Measurable Progress, Guaranteed 

Regardless of Your Age or Fitness Level


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