Westside Barbell- The Strongest Gym In The World

2013 Articles

  • THE CONJUGATE METHOD

    Posted on October 13 2016

    When lifters repeatedly use the same simple method of training to raise their strength level, they will eventually stall. Like the scholar who must utilize many sources of information to...

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  • EXPLOSIVE LEG STRENGTH

    Posted on October 13 2016

    When most people look at Westside training protocols, they automatically think of powerlifting. But the truth is the Westside System is used in track and field and in football at...

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  • STRENGTH TRAINING 101

    Posted on October 13 2016

    When it comes to training effectively to achieve a maximal level of strength, there are only two ways to train: training correctly and training incorrectly. TRAINING INCORRECTLY One incorrect training...

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  • INCREASING EXPLOSIVE STRENGTH AND REACTIVE METHOD THROUGH PLYOMETRICS

    Posted on October 13 2016

    Shock training or plyometrics is developed by a sudden stretch preceding any voluntary effort. Kinetic Energy and not heavy weights must be used. Depth jumps and med ball re-bounding are...

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  • RAW BENCHING

    Posted on October 13 2016

    I am often asked how to get a big raw bench. I was a Top 8 bencher in 1980 with a 480lb lift at 220, without a shirt. There were...

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  • TRAINING MISTAKES PART 1

    Posted on October 13 2016

    Westside Barbell receives lots of calls and emails seeking lifting advice: from technique, to periodization, to how to use lifting gear. We always respond with an answer based on a...

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  • PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE REVERSE HYPER (RESTORE AND INCREASE BACK HEALTH)

    Posted on October 13 2016

    Introduction by Louie Simmons Reverse Hyper™ CURRENT ACTIVE PATENTS 6491607(b2 – (2002) 7435207-(2007) 7473212-(2009) 8,529,413-(2013) I fractured my 5th lumbar vertebrae in early 1973 while doing good mornings. I had...

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