Westside Barbell- The Strongest Gym In The World

2014 Articles

  • SQUATTING 600 POUNDS EASY

    Posted on October 13 2016

    It takes proper technique, proper periodization, and special exercises (with correct selection) to fulfill your weaknesses. Combine these with a balance of strengths… and you’re ready. Westside has over 70-800lb...

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  • JUMPING

    Posted on October 13 2016

    I am always trying to overcome the force of gravity with a barbell or jumping. Everyone knows about Westside squatters, but what about their jumping ability? How about a 63.5″...

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  • MAKING MISTAKES: PART II

    Posted on October 13 2016

    THE SQUATThe squat can cause one to make several mistakes, the most common being: not breaking parallel. What are some reasons for this happening?– Not pushing out on the feet;...

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  • BECOMING AN OLYMPIC LEVEL SPRINTER

    Posted on October 13 2016

    What is required to be an Olympic level sprinter? First, one must have a top coach who is capable of teaching proper running form. Next, there needs to be a...

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  • HOW TO EXECUTE A PROPER BOX SQUAT

    Posted on October 13 2016

    In the last Article I gave you about a dozen really good reasons why you should be box-squatting (and hopefully cleared up any misconceptions you may have heard about box-squatting)....

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  • BOX SQUATING FOR BIG GAINS PART I

    Posted on October 13 2016

    Box squatting has been around since the days of the original Westside Barbell Club (Culver City, CA), when Pat Casey became the first man to squat 800 pounds. Since then,...

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  • WHEN WILL YOU LEARN?

    Posted on October 13 2016

    I have sent football players to college and the NFL only to see them regress in strength and speed. A football player while in high school ran a 5.2 second...

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