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For 30+ years Westside Barbell has been the leading innovator in human performance, strength and powerlifting techniques and methodology. Westside Barbell is more than a geographical location. It’s more than a logo. It’s more than a t-shirt.


Westside Barbell is a state of mind.

For 30+ years Westside Barbell has been the leading innovator in human performance, strength and powerlifting techniques and methodology. Westside Barbell is more than a geographical location. It’s more than a logo. It’s more than a t-shirt.


Westside Barbell is a state of mind.

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“If you run with the lame you will develop 
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- Louie Simmons

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a limp.”

- Louie Simmons

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2021 Metal Milita Summer Smackdown

2021  |  Powerlifting

2021 Metal Milita Summer Smackdown

Tags: Squat, Bench, Deadlift Jeremy Smith blew up the 123 World Squat and Bench Records at the Smackdown meet in Erie Pa.   With first a 675 All-Time Squat Record... Read more


By Louie on Jul 22, 2021

WSBB Blog: Primary Accessory Exercises to Increase Pressing Power

2021  |  Bench Press Training  |  Bench Training

WSBB Blog: Primary Accessory Exercises to Increase Pressing Power

Tags: Sled, Hockey, Speed-strength The bench press is one of the most difficult lifts to master for any lifter. Unless you are genetically blessed with the ability to press massive... Read more


By WSBB on Jul 20, 2021

WSBB Blog: Hamstring Training 101

2021  |  Deadlift  |  Hamstring Training

WSBB Blog: Hamstring Training 101

Tags: Deadlift, GPP, Squat When it comes to powerlifting training, few muscle groups play as important of a role as the hamstrings do. In order to squat and deadlift world-class weights,... Read more


By WSBB on Jul 16, 2021

WSBB Blog: Summer Outdoor Conditioning

2021  |  conditioning  |  Outdoorsman

WSBB Blog: Summer Outdoor Conditioning

Summertime is now upon us, and with the increased temperatures and sunny weather it is a great opportunity for lifters and athletes to get outside and get some conditioning work... Read more


By WSBB on Jul 13, 2021

WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Deadlift

2021  |  Conjugate Method  |  Deadlift  |  Deadlift Training

WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Deadlift

Tags: Knockout power, Speed-Strength, Cardio One of the most celebrated lifts, having a strong deadlift is one of the most important things you can have as a strength athlete. No... Read more


By WSBB on Jul 09, 2021

WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Squat

2021  |  Box Squat  |  Conjugate Method  |  Squats

WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Squat

Tags: Squat 101, Conjugate system, Deadlifts Squatting is one of the most familiar human movements we perform on a regular basis. However, once a loaded barbell is placed onto the... Read more


By WSBB on Jul 06, 2021