Articles Tagged with Athletes
Starting Conjugate: How to Warm-Up
Sun Mar 05, 2023
It’s Not a Phase
Wed Nov 09, 2022
Max Effort Deadlift Variations for Athletes
Wed Oct 19, 2022
Westside Barbell Triceps Training
Fri Oct 14, 2022
Absolute Strength for Grapplers
One important attribute in all sports, especially grappling sports, is absolute strength. Absolute strength represents the maximal amount of force an athlete can produce. Gains in absolute strength for a grappler lead to stronger takedowns, better sprawls, improved control, and the ability to use strength to force submissions when technique fails.
Tue Oct 11, 2022
Conditioning for Grapplers
Tue Oct 04, 2022
Forearm and Grip Training
In almost any sport, your hands are the first point of contact for the device used to play the sport. Whether you’re a weightlifter gripping a barbell, a golfer gripping a club, a basketball player securing a rebound, or a wide receiver catching a pass, having strong hands and forearms can be a great benefit.
Sat Oct 01, 2022
The Earthquake Bar
At Westside, much demand is placed on the shoulders every week. For an athlete to remain trainable, they must put in the work necessary to build the muscles that support the shoulder. Training the larger muscle groups of the shoulder isn't tough to do. We can accomplish that with any regular barbell or dumbbell.
The question then becomes, how can we best improve the strength and durability of the four smaller muscles that make up the rotator cuff? The answer is simple, the Earthquake Bar, commonly known as the bamboo bar.
Fri Sep 23, 2022
A Beginner’s Guide to WSBB Resistance Bands
Mon Aug 22, 2022
Mon Jul 18, 2022
The Importance of Calf Training
Mon Jul 11, 2022
Using Bodyweight Exercises to Increase Fitness
Wed Jun 22, 2022
Understanding Max Effort
Fri Jun 10, 2022
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