Strength Training Articles

Strength Training Articles

Articles Tagged with Accommodating Resistance
Dynamic Effort Lower Advice for Football Players

Dynamic Effort Lower Advice for Football Players

It's no secret that good athletes are explosive athletes. As a football coach, you want skill position players capable of reaching top running speeds quickly and linemen capable of producing maximal amounts of strength on demand. To accomplish this, players must improve their absolute strength and rate of force production.

Mon May 02, 2022
WSBB Blog: 4 Week Deadlift PR Plan - Week 1

WSBB Blog: 4 Week Deadlift PR Plan - Week 1

Conjugate for Raw Powerlifting: 4 Week Deadlift PR Program

Fri Jan 28, 2022
WSBB Blog: Getting The Most Out of Your Bands - Triceps

WSBB Blog: Getting The Most Out of Your Bands - Triceps

Using the WSBB resistance bands to increase tricep strength.

Mon Jan 24, 2022
WSBB Blog: Guide to the Westside Light, Average, and Strong Bands

WSBB Blog: Guide to the Westside Light, Average, and Strong Bands

Tags: Speed-strength, Hamstrings, TricepsWhen you are on the path to becoming as physically strong as...

Tue Sep 07, 2021
WSBB Blog: Beginning a Conjugate Program in 2021

WSBB Blog: Beginning a Conjugate Program in 2021

Tags: Conjugate, Beginners, Westside Time To Read: 5min With the New Year upon us, many...

Tue Jan 12, 2021
WSBB Blog: The Importance of Dynamic Training

WSBB Blog: The Importance of Dynamic Training

 Tags: Chains, Bench, Squat Dynamic effort training, often called “speed work”, is a training method...

Thu Nov 12, 2020
Circa Max: The Plan.

Circa Max: The Plan.

    Many people ask through email, phone calls, and direct messages of how to...

Mon Jul 06, 2020
All Chained Up

All Chained Up

Accommodating resistance. At Westside Barbell this falls into one of three categories…bands, chains, and weight...

Mon Jun 29, 2020
What and Why: Box Squats

What and Why: Box Squats

    It’s no secret, at Westside Barbell we hold a steadfast affection for the...

Mon Jun 22, 2020
Simple Plan

Simple Plan

Dynamic Effort Lower Safety Bar Box Squat 5x5@50% 1RM-box = 1" below competition depth2" Deficit...

Sat Dec 07, 2019
What is Strength Speed?

What is Strength Speed?

Strength Speed is trained at slow velocity. For more, look at Hill’s Equation. Look at...

Tue Oct 15, 2019
Lower Volume

Lower Volume

Dynamic Lower  Bow Bar Box Squat 5x5@50% 1RM-downward bands (tension = ~25% of 1RM at...

Mon Oct 14, 2019
How we Hang

How we Hang

Monolift Bands.In the beginning, they were single looped around the just the base. Then came...

Sat Oct 12, 2019
Link Up

Link Up

Chains. At Westside they come in 3/8", 5/8", and 3/4" variety(even a pair of anchor chains...

Fri Oct 11, 2019
Reaching Sumo

Reaching Sumo

Max Effort Lower 1" Deficit Sumo Deadlift 1RMFront Banded Cambered Bar Good Morning 3x5-concentric out of...

Thu Oct 10, 2019
How we Fix it.

How we Fix it.

Bands can be challenging. At Westside 175lb pro style dumbbells hold down each side of the...

Sat Oct 05, 2019
New Age Wave

New Age Wave

A typical 3 week wave set-up consists of...325-375lbs of band at top, depending on athlete...

Mon Jun 24, 2019
Oly Pull

Oly Pull

FAQs "What is the biggest issue you focus on with Olympic lifters?" The 1st and...

Thu May 30, 2019
Chuck V's Secret.

Chuck V's Secret.

We do good mornings on a regular basis. Here are some pointers of why and...

Thu May 16, 2019
Band v Chain

Band v Chain

FAQs "Would you guys rather use chains or bands for squats?" While both have their...

Tue May 14, 2019