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Articles Tagged with 2021
WSBB Blog: The Barbell Business

WSBB Blog: The Barbell Business

Ever wanted to know about the small business behind Westside Barbell? Check this blog out to view a glimpse of how WSBB HQ started.

Sat Nov 27, 2021
WSBB Blog: Strong Shoulders = Healthy Shoulders

WSBB Blog: Strong Shoulders = Healthy Shoulders

It is no secret that the shoulders play a tremendous role in strength sports. Powerlifting...

Fri Nov 26, 2021
WSBB Blog: Building General Endurance for Strongman

WSBB Blog: Building General Endurance for Strongman

No matter the strength sport, there is always a level of general endurance needed to...

Fri Nov 19, 2021
WSBB Blog: Deadlift Grip Strength

WSBB Blog: Deadlift Grip Strength

When it comes to powerlifting and strongman, few lifts are as crucial as the deadlift....

Fri Nov 12, 2021
WSBB Blog: How to Program Max Effort Lower

WSBB Blog: How to Program Max Effort Lower

When designing a Conjugate Method program, you must know how to properly organize each training...

Mon Nov 08, 2021
WSBB Blog: How to Program Max Effort Upper

WSBB Blog: How to Program Max Effort Upper

No matter what sport you participate in, having a strong upper body is essential for...

Thu Nov 04, 2021
WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

When it comes to the demand placed on absolute strength, explosive strength, strength endurance, and...

Mon Nov 01, 2021
WSBB Blog: Conjugate for Firefighters

WSBB Blog: Conjugate for Firefighters

When it comes to physically demanding jobs, few can compare to firefighting. Whether you are using heavy duty tools to extract an injured person, climbing up and down ladders in full gear, using a hook to take down a wall or door, or carrying a victim to safety, your ability to perform your job on your preparation.

Sat Oct 30, 2021
WSBB Blog: GPP Training For Football Players

WSBB Blog: GPP Training For Football Players

The sport of football requires athletes to be strong, fast, and to be able to remain effective over the course of a four quarter game. Do you know how?

Sat Oct 30, 2021
WSBB Blog: Box Squat Success

WSBB Blog: Box Squat Success

If you know Westside Barbell, then you know that we have been utilizing dynamic effort...

Sat Oct 30, 2021
WSBB Blog: Early Retirement

WSBB Blog: Early Retirement

As the old saying goes, 'time waits for no one.' If you have been around...

Sat Oct 30, 2021
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper Exercises for Football Players

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper Exercises for Football Players

Tags: Max Effort Lower, Hamstrings, Sprinting The sport of football not only requires a strong...

Fri Oct 15, 2021
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Football Players

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Football Players

Tags: Neck, Grip, Low back Football is a sport that not only requires an athlete...

Mon Oct 11, 2021
WSBB Blog: Big Arms, Big Bench

WSBB Blog: Big Arms, Big Bench

Over the course of the last thirty years, Westside Barbell has had numerous lifters achieve 600lb raw benches, all the way up to 1000lb geared benches. It is safe to say, when it comes to the development of bench press strength, Louie Simmons knows the way. 

Fri Oct 08, 2021
WSBB Blog: Deficit Deadlifts

WSBB Blog: Deficit Deadlifts

Tags: Hamstring, Grip, Reverse Hyper No matter if you are a powerlifter, a strongman, a...

Mon Oct 04, 2021
WSBB Blog: Conjugate Football 2.0

WSBB Blog: Conjugate Football 2.0

Tags: Neck, Abs, Back The training of football players requires programming that addresses the diverse...

Fri Oct 01, 2021
WSBB Blog: Reverse Hypers

WSBB Blog: Reverse Hypers

Tags: Back, Deadlift, Accessory Whether you’re a powerlifter or an athlete, spine health is one...

Thu Sep 23, 2021
WSBB Blog: Jump Higher to Run Faster

WSBB Blog: Jump Higher to Run Faster

Tags: Hamstring, Deadlift, Sled As the Olympics wrap up, the track and field finals are upon...

Mon Sep 20, 2021
WSBB Blog: Volume, Intensity, and The Conjugate Method

WSBB Blog: Volume, Intensity, and The Conjugate Method

Tags: Max Effort, Conjugate System, Deadlift   The proper balancing of volume and intensity is...

Fri Sep 17, 2021
WSBB Blog: Strong Theory, Weak Application

WSBB Blog: Strong Theory, Weak Application

Tags: History, Conjugate Method, Squat   In the world of social media, new coaches arrive...

Mon Sep 13, 2021