Articles on Strength Training

Articles on Strength Training

WSBB Blog: Protect Your Neck

The importance of neck training, and it's relation to head injury prevention.

WSBB Education
Fri Jan 14, 2022

WSBB Blog: Tricep Focused M.E. Upper for Strength Athletes

Having trouble locking out heavy presses? Follow these tips to develop bigger, stronger triceps.

Fri Jan 07, 2022

WSBB Blog: Understanding Exercise Selection, Volume, and Intensity for Beginners

A beginner's guide to understanding the role played by exercise selection, intensity, and volume in the building of effective Conjugate Method training.

Mon Dec 06, 2021

WSBB Blog: Back Building 101

The benefits of having a strong, well-developed back cannot be overstated. The muscle groups that make up the musculature of the back are not only responsible for the support of the spine; these muscles also contribute significantly to athletic performance and ability. Whether you play football, run track, or lift...

Mon Nov 29, 2021

WSBB Blog: Riding the Recovery Wave

Tags: GPP, Hamstring 101, Grip   Powerlifting is a sport that requires the body to expend large amounts of energy, as well as endure constant physical stress of varying intensities. Due to this, successful powerlifting training requires the coach or lifter to prioritize recovery, while also programming in a manner...

Tue Aug 31, 2021

WSBB Blog: Guide to Westside Minibands

Tag: Speed-strength, Squat, Grappling Initially introduced to the athletic training world by Coach Dick Hartzell, Louie Simmons quickly realized the value of this tool which he then began to use to increase strength and speed amongst the members of Westside Barbell. Since then, Westside has become well known for its...

Fri Aug 20, 2021

WSBB Blog: Primary Accessory Exercises for the Deadlift

In the mind of the average strength coach, you must constantly train competition specific movements in order to grow the strength necessary to lift world class weights. To those who subscribe to the Conjugate Method way of training, we understand that the accessory exercises lay the building blocks of strength development, and work in concert with main...

Tue Aug 03, 2021


Posterior Chain Challenge1️⃣Select your favorite max out song.2️⃣Load a Reverse Hyper of choice with 40% of your deadlift 1RM.3️⃣Perform movement for the entirety of the song.As this is a high intensity technique, it is to be kept to a Max Effort training session(typically Monday at Westside).

Tue Feb 05, 2019