Westside Barbell- The Strongest Gym In The World

2009 Articles

  • USING THE CONJUGATE SYSTEM

    Posted on October 18 2016

    Westside has always used the conjugate method. I realized I could only squat, bench, or deadlift so much by doing only those three lifts. I was using several pin levels,...

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  • DYNAMIC METHOD

    Posted on October 18 2016

    The dynamic method is sometimes referred to as speed work. There are some who think it is not necessary to work on speed. This is just one part of the...

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  • MAX EFFORT METHOD

    Posted on October 18 2016

    There are three methods of strength training. 1. Maximal effort method: lifting a maximal load against a maximal resistance.2. Repetition method: lifting a nonmaximal load to failure; during the final...

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  • DEADLIFTING

    Posted on October 18 2016

    Westside has 15 members who deadlift more than 800 pounds, six women who have done more than 500 pounds, and one, M. Liggett, who deadlifed 484 at 132 body weight....

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  • SQUAT THE KING LIFT

    Posted on October 18 2016

    The squat is the king of all exercises. It builds strong legs and hips which helps in all sports, but of course, is an official power lift. The squat is the...

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