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Dynamic Effort: Building Your First DE Lower Wave

Dynamic Effort: Building Your First DE Lower Wave

At Westside, we refer to our dynamic effort squat and deadlift training as DE lower day. A typical DE lower training day will include squats and deadlifts, with squats being the primary focus and deadlifts being performed as the main accessory exercise.

Wed Jun 15, 2022
Starting Conjugate: Dynamic Effort

Starting Conjugate: Dynamic Effort

Just as max effort training aims to increase the absolute strength of an individual, dynamic effort training is implemented to improve an athlete's ability to generate tremendous amounts of force in as little time as possible. This leads to improved bar speed for the lifter or enhanced sports performance for the athlete. 

Mon Jun 06, 2022
WSBB Blog: 4 Week Deadlift PR Plan - Week 2

WSBB Blog: 4 Week Deadlift PR Plan - Week 2

We arrive at the second week on our quest to hit a deadlift PR. We...

Fri Feb 04, 2022
Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts Wk.4

Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts Wk.4

 Main Training Days Below is the forth week of bare-bones conjugate style workouts you can...

Thu Apr 09, 2020
Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts Wk.3

Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts Wk.3

Main Training Days Below is the third week of bare-bones conjugate style workouts you can...

Wed Apr 01, 2020
Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts Wk.2

Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts Wk.2

Main Training Days Below is the second week of bare-bones conjugate style workouts you can...

Wed Mar 25, 2020
Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts

Westside Barbell: Gym Based Home Workouts

 Main Training Days Below is the first week of bare-bones conjugate style workouts you can...

Wed Mar 18, 2020
Remember:

Remember:

Max Effort = High Intensity, Low VolumeDynamic Effort = Moderate Intensity, Moderate to High VolumeWhile...

Wed Sep 04, 2019
BENCH WORKOUTS

BENCH WORKOUTS

Westside has 30 members who bench more than 700 pounds and four who bench more...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
TOP FIVE SQUATS: PART I

TOP FIVE SQUATS: PART I

We have 17 men who squat over 1000 pounds. The top five average 1143 pounds....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
TOP FIVE: PART II. THE BENCH

TOP FIVE: PART II. THE BENCH

I wrote an article in 1993 entitled “Three of a Kind”. Westside was the only...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
BENCH PRESS

BENCH PRESS

Westside has a method to its madness, and Travis Bell utilizes this perfectly. His raw...

Thu Oct 13, 2016