Westside Barbell is a private “Invitation Only” Elite training facility in Columbus Ohio. It was created by world renowned power lifter Louie Simmons. Louie is one of only 5 lifters to total Elite in 5 different powerlifting weight classes. For the last 37 years Louie Simmons has totaled Elite in various power-lifting organizations. He is the only lifter over 50 years of age to squat 920 pounds, bench 600 pounds and dead lift 722 pounds which in total 2100 pounds and was ranked 4th nationally in 2000 in the open.
Louie’s training methodology is backed up by his athlete’s results. Currently he trains 33 men who have benched 700 pounds, 8 over 800, and 2 over 900 pounds. In addition Louie has 17 athletes who have squatted over 1000 pounds and 6 over 1100. He also has 18 athlete who deadlift over 800 pounds and has 13 athletes who have a total lifting record over 2500 pounds, 7 over 2600 pound total, and the only gym to have 2 over 2700 pound totals, plus 2 over 2800 pounds. All these athletes train within Westside Barbell.