September 2017 Articles

Back Restoration
Sep 12

Back Restoration

Posted by Louie Simmons

Most lifters have some idea of how Westside trains.It is a ratio of 20 percent barbell training with 80 percent small special exercises. This leads to a high level of general physical preparedness. The Westside system calls for four standard workouts: two for the upper body and two for the lower body. Westside does not do a block of training restoration work after a period of high volume along with high intensity, but rather continuously does several small special workouts or back restoration.  Recovery is essential to all athletes, but more so to the powerlifter that places very large, if...

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