Strength Training Articles

Strength Training Articles

Articles Tagged with Accommodating Resistance
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
Need Speed

Need Speed

"If you slow down, you go down."-Louie SimmonsLearn to move weights fast. This is a...

Sun May 12, 2019
Rack em' Up!

Rack em' Up!

One of our go-to's in terms of top miss in the deadlift whether sumo or...

Fri May 10, 2019
Lower Volume

Lower Volume

Dynamic LowerBow Bar Box Squat 5x5@50% 1RM-against bands-parallel boxPin #3 Banded Rack Pull 3x30sec-35% 1RM...

Fri May 10, 2019
Band Press

Band Press

Max Effort Upper1️⃣Straight Bar 1RM-against light bands-bench grip2️⃣Straight Bar 3x5-2 board-moderate grip-against light bands3️⃣Overhead Long...

Wed May 01, 2019
Tension

Tension

FAQsWe've received a good number of questions regarding the tension (lbs/kgs) of bands. The answer...

Sat Apr 13, 2019
This for That

This for That

Gotta know your tools.The Conjugate system relies on a constant rotation of stimulus (bars/accommodating resistance)...

Fri Mar 29, 2019
AR

AR

Let's take a minute to review and revisit accommodating resistance (AR) for the squat and...

Thu Mar 28, 2019
AR

AR

Let's take a minute to review and revisit accommodating resistance (AR) for the squat and...

Thu Mar 28, 2019
How to Skyrocket your Squat

How to Skyrocket your Squat

 Sineaid Corley, a USA bobsled athlete, was training at Westside while trying to make the...

Thu Feb 21, 2019
25

25

Remember, accommodating resistance accounts for only ~25% additional weight at the TOP of the movement...

Fri Jan 25, 2019
Building Jumping Power

Building Jumping Power

            Jumping is synonymous with all sports track and field...

Mon Jan 14, 2019
Breaking Training Plateaus

Breaking Training Plateaus

              Everyone has experienced a training plateau in one lift or another. Some can...

Tue Jan 01, 2019
Power #s

Power #s

Many underestimate how invaluable power racks are to a true Westside Conjugate strength facility. Every...

Fri Dec 14, 2018
The Theory of Developing Maximal Strength

The Theory of Developing Maximal Strength

Remember, the heaviest weight that is lifted through a full range of joint motion cannot be greater than the strength at the weakest point. But adding more acceleration can break that so-called sticking point.

Mon Mar 12, 2018
Speed Bench Workout

Speed Bench Workout

Westside’s speed bench is done on Saturday. Most think of this work as nine sets...

Mon Oct 16, 2017
Jason Coker Squat Program

Jason Coker Squat Program

Everyone knows that Jason Coker is one of the greatest bench pressers of all time....

Mon Aug 28, 2017
How To Bench 500 Pounds, Easy!

How To Bench 500 Pounds, Easy!

Everyone strives for a goal, one of which may be a 500 bench. The problem is how do you achieve it? For me it was a mystery until I discovered a method of training known as the conjugate method.

Tue Oct 18, 2016