Articles on Strength Training

Articles on Strength Training

WSBB Blog: Bench Press Set Up 101

Tags: Benching, Dynamic Effort, Max Effort Time to Read: 5min The bench press is a lift that requires a great deal of skill and precision to execute. Whether you are a raw or geared powerlifter, your ability to get yourself in an advantageous position and move the barbell properly is...

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Wed Jan 13, 2021

WSBB Blog: Sweat the Small Stuff

Tags: Training, Fighting, Mentality Time to Read: 4min Training for combat sports is as intense as it gets. Over the course of a ten to twelve week training camp you will consistently tear yourself down and build yourself up gaining useful skills and abilities. Week to week you get better, expecting...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

WSBB Blog: Good-Morning for a Good Total

Tags: Good-Mornings, Back Strength, Variations Time to Read: 3min The good-morning is an exercise that can be controversial depending on who you talk about them with. Many people falsely believe that any type of good-morning places an incredible amount of shearing force in the lumbar spine, which will almost certainly...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

WSBB Blog: Building a Raw Bench Press The Westside Way

Tags: Bench, Dumbells, Westside Method Time to Read: 4min How much do you bench? This is one of the most common questions you will hear if you walk into any gym. Having the ability to bench press massive weights has always been a fast way to get respect in the...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

WSBB Blog: Beginning a Conjugate Program in 2021

Tags: Conjugate, Beginners, Westside Time To Read: 5min With the New Year upon us, many people are looking to make a change in their lifestyle, improve strength, cardiovascular endurance, and athleticism. When choosing a program, many beginners fall victim to programs and methodologies that are well marketed and sold by...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

WSBB Blog: Westside Shoulder Training

Tags: Shoulders, Max Effort, Strength Time To Read: 5min Whether you are a powerlifter, a strongman, a Crossfit competitor, or an athlete, having strong and healthy shoulders is necessary to fully realize your athletic potential. Many athletes avoid heavy or strenuous shoulder exercises for a variety of reasons. Coaches and...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

The Luckiest Man Alive

By Louie Simmons Tags: Conjugate, Westside, ThoughtsTime to Read: 5min It may sound like I am not lucky to hear my story, but it was a long journey to arrive where I am today.  When I was 10-years-old, I had very little in the way of money, but I found...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper for the Football Lineman

Tags: Max Effort, Conjugate, Football Time To Read: 4min In the game of football, linemen are the anchor of both the offense and the defense. Having a strong and athletic offensive line creates more opportunities for the quarterback to make plays and stay injury free, while having a strong and...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

WSBB Blog: What is Accommodation?

Tags: Accommodate, Conjugate Method, Max Effort, Dynamic Effort Time to read: 4min The human body is a highly intelligent machine that is able to deal with, and quickly adapt to regularly experienced stressors. This process allows people who consistently experience mentally and physically intense situations to adapt to these stressors, eventually...

Fri Dec 11, 2020

WSBB Blog: Training to Fight like Tyson

Tags: Knockout, Fighters, Strength Time to Read: 3 min When it comes to professional fighters, there are many different styles. Some fighters are dynamic strikers choosing to use agility and speed to creatively attack opponents, while others are known to close distance and throw fast, powerful strikes. One fighter that...

Tue Nov 24, 2020