Articles on Strength Training

Articles on Strength Training

WSBB Blog: Building Bulletproof Hamstrings

The hamstrings play one of the most critical roles when lifting heavy weights. Follow our hamstring training guide if you want stronger, more durable hamstrings.

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Tue Jan 04, 2022

WSBB Blog: Westside Warmups - Lower Body

Want to lower your risk of injury, while optimally preparing yourself for a great lower body workout? Check out the go-to lower body warmups we use at Westside Barbell.

Fri Dec 17, 2021

WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Deadlift

Tags: Knockout power, Speed-Strength, Cardio One of the most celebrated lifts, having a strong deadlift is one of the most important things you can have as a strength athlete. No matter if you are a powerlifter or a strongman competitor, having a strong and reliable deadlift is incredibly important if...

Fri Jul 09, 2021

WSBB Blog: The Deadlift Suit for Beginners

Tags: Deadlift, Novice, Conjugate MethodTime to Read: 3.5min In the realm of geared powerlifting, the deadlift suit is fortunately the easiest piece of gear to learn to use. How you implement it into your training will vary depending on your goals. Geared powerlifters will pull in their deadlift suit less...

Fri Apr 16, 2021

WSBB Blog: Conventional Deadlift Set Up 101

Tags: Deadlift, Strength, Conjugate Time to Read: 5min When it comes to the deadlift, many lifters believe that all you have to do is “grip it and rip it bro”, but this universally respected lift isn’t that easy. If you want to deadlift the type of weights that rank with the...

Tue Feb 23, 2021

WSBB Blog: Quick Guide to Hamstring Training

Tags: Deadlift, Good Morning, Accessory Time: 4min When training the posterior strength chain, no group of muscles is more important to focus on than the hamstrings. The hamstring muscles include the biceps femoris, semimembranosus, and the semitendinosus muscles. Together, these muscles are responsible for knee flexion and hip extension, making them...

Mon Jan 18, 2021

WSBB Blog: Absolute Strength Development for Grappling

Tags: Grappling, Absolute Strength, Athletes Whether you are competing in Wrestling, Judo, or Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, your absolute strength is one thing you can start working on immediately to give you a competitive advantage. Absolute strength is the maximum amount of strength you’re able to exert once. Traditionally, heavy weight...

Wed Oct 07, 2020

How to Start a Deadlift

How to Start a Deadlift By: Louie Simmons Tags: deadlift, lockout, glutes     Many lifters find their sticking point or mini-max is when lifting the bar off the floor.     First, you must apply more force than the barbell’s weights. But it can be made easier if you...

Mon Jul 06, 2020

What & Why: Sumo Max

    Training Conjugate is as simple or as complex as one cares to make it. Simply stated, it is a constant rotation of exercises targeted at improving a goal by addressing weakness. Progression of exercises on a grand scale can be plotted and planned, however, one rule never changes:...

Mon Jun 01, 2020

What makes it

Pulling weights like this doesn't happen by chance. Consistency and not avoiding weaknesses is key. Try this dvd for more on how!

Fri Dec 06, 2019

Lower Action

Dynamic Lower Giant Cambered Bar 10x3@50%-~150lbs of band-box = competition depthSumo Speed Pulls 10x1@40%-~200lbs bandATP Dual KB Deadlift 4x30-straight weight only on carriageStanding Hamstring Curl 5x15Reverse Hyper 4x50@30%(best deadlift)-ss-Seated Banded Hamstring Curls x75Hanging Leg Raise 4x20 💰For more workouts, check out the @conjugateclub programming.

Mon Nov 18, 2019