Strength Training Articles

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ORGANIZATION OF TRAINING PART 2

ORGANIZATION OF TRAINING PART 2

When planning training, one must not plan for the next meet, but rather the next...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
PERCENT TRAINING: WHAT IS IT REALLY?

PERCENT TRAINING: WHAT IS IT REALLY?

In the squat, what is too heavy to train with and too light to train...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
WAVE PERIODIZATION

WAVE PERIODIZATION

You must have a plan to succeed” In Powerlifting USA, there was a discussion of...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
CONJUGATE TRAINING METHOD™ - Circa 2013

CONJUGATE TRAINING METHOD™ - Circa 2013

When lifters repeatedly use the same simple method of training to raise their strength level,...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
EXPLOSIVE LEG STRENGTH

EXPLOSIVE LEG STRENGTH

When most people look at Westside training protocols, they automatically think of powerlifting. But the...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
STRENGTH TRAINING 101

STRENGTH TRAINING 101

When it comes to training effectively to achieve a maximal level of strength, there are...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
RAW BENCHING

RAW BENCHING

I am often asked how to get a big raw bench. I was a Top...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
TRAINING MISTAKES PART 1

TRAINING MISTAKES PART 1

Westside Barbell receives lots of calls and emails seeking lifting advice: from technique, to periodization,...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
SQUATTING 600 POUNDS EASY

SQUATTING 600 POUNDS EASY

It takes proper technique, proper periodization, and special exercises (with correct selection) to fulfill your...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
MAKING MISTAKES: PART II

MAKING MISTAKES: PART II

THE SQUATThe squat can cause one to make several mistakes, the most common being: not...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
How to Execute A Box Squat Correctly!

How to Execute A Box Squat Correctly!

How To Execute a Proper Box Squat! In the last Article, I gave you about...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
BOX SQUATING FOR BIG GAINS PART I

BOX SQUATING FOR BIG GAINS PART I

Box squatting has been around since the days of the original Westside Barbell Club (Culver...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
Westside Raw

Westside Raw

Westside RAW!  Many ask, how does Westside train for a raw contest? The answer is...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
WESTSIDE FOR CROSSFIT

WESTSIDE FOR CROSSFIT

General Endurance A Crossfit athlete must have all special strength’s. Explosive strength for jumping, speed...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
SHOCK METHODS

SHOCK METHODS

Plyometrics, commonly used by Westsiders to develop explosive and absolute strength, were invented by Dr....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
DON’T DEADLIFT!

DON’T DEADLIFT!

It was 1970 and I was having a hard time going up in the deadlift....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
WHO MADE WESTSIDE IN THE 90‘s?

WHO MADE WESTSIDE IN THE 90‘s?

A lot happened from 1991-2000 at Westside. I almost died in 1991. I ruptured my...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
WHO BUILT WESTSIDE BARBELL?  – THE 1980’S

WHO BUILT WESTSIDE BARBELL? – THE 1980’S

The 80's! In January, the garage team went to the YMCA nationals and won the...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
What Westside Means To Louie

What Westside Means To Louie

What Westside Means To Louie Simmons? His answer may surprise many, but this is how...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
Westside Barbell Exercises -The REAL J.M. Press

Westside Barbell Exercises -The REAL J.M. Press

Check this video out of the J.M. Blakley Explaining And Demonstrating The real JM Triceps...

Thu Sep 29, 2016