Strength Training Articles

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Articles Tagged with Box Squat Training
Proper Execution of a Box Squat

Proper Execution of a Box Squat

Over the years, Westside Barbell has utilized the box squat to create some of the strongest, most explosive squatters and deadlifters. Additionally, we have improved many athletes' strength, speed, and explosive power via the box squat. 

Fri May 20, 2022
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: Structuring Your DE Lower Training

WSBB Blog: Structuring Your DE Lower Training

Tags: Dynamic Effort, Accommodate , Box Squat Time to Read: 3min One of the most commonly...

Sat May 08, 2021
WSBB Blog: Advanced Squat Exercises

WSBB Blog: Advanced Squat Exercises

Tags: Accessories, Box Squat, Variations Time to Read: 3min As a competitive powerlifter, the squat...

Fri Apr 30, 2021
WSBB Blog: Squat Set Up 101

WSBB Blog: Squat Set Up 101

Tags: How To, Squat, BasicsTime to Read: 2.5mins When it comes to putting together a...

Sun Jan 31, 2021
Anchors Away!

Anchors Away!

FAQsQ: 'I go to a gym which does not have anchor points for banded deadlifts,...

Tue Oct 08, 2019
Cheap Fix

Cheap Fix

Tow Chains. Seems simple, but these chains at Westside are used for concentric good mornings/squats/presses....

Mon Oct 07, 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
Cambered Back

Cambered Back

Dynamic LowerSafety Squat Bar Box Squat 5x5@50% 1RM-front bands-box set to competition depthBully Cambered Bar...

Wed Sep 18, 2019
Straight Bar Speed

Straight Bar Speed

Dynamic LowerStraight Bar Back Squat 10x3@60%-Average and Strong bands downward-Light bands forward-parallel boxPin #3 Conventional...

Tue Sep 03, 2019
Biceps of the Leg

Biceps of the Leg

Dynamic LowerStraight Bar Box Squat 10x3@50%-downward average and strong bands and light front bandsPin #3...

Fri Aug 30, 2019
Boxing for Cheap

Boxing for Cheap

Our box for the red monolift is 10" tall. The box is one of the...

Thu Jun 27, 2019
Heavy Legs

Heavy Legs

Bow Bar Box Squat 1RM-1 chain per side (per 100lbs of straight bar 1RM)-front bands...

Mon Jun 17, 2019
Back Half

Back Half

Dynamic LowerBow Bar Box Squat 10x2@50% 1RM-~25% accommodating resistance from band tension-box = parallel4" Deficit...

Sat Jun 15, 2019
Bow to the Box

Bow to the Box

Max Effort LowerBow Bar Box Squat 1RM Bow Bar Box Squat 3x5-1 foot width wider...

Wed Jun 05, 2019
Remember...

Remember...

Remember:Box Height is paramount.At Westside we train to a box set to parallel or 1"...

Mon May 27, 2019
Squat Retest

Squat Retest

Max Effort Lower1️⃣Straight Bar Box Squat 1RM-parallel box2️⃣ATP (belt squat) Sumo Lockout 5x10-last 6" of...

Mon May 20, 2019
Boxing

Boxing

Remember:Box Height is paramount.At Westside we train to a box set to parallel or 1"...

Fri May 17, 2019
Deload

Deload

Max Effort Lower Deload Day1️⃣Safety Squat Bar Good Morning 1x3-sumo or conventional stance (whichever is...

Thu Mar 14, 2019
Bow to the Box

Bow to the Box

Max Effort Lower1️⃣Bow Bar Box Squat 1RM-3 chains (each side)-parallel box-keep elbows down-lats tight2️⃣ATP Hatfield...

Sun Mar 03, 2019