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The Giant Cambered Bar: King of All Specialty Barbells

The Giant Cambered Bar: King of All Specialty Barbells

The use of specialty bars for sport-specific training is nothing new. Many years ago, Louie demonstrated to the strength and conditioning world the effectiveness of specialty bars when used to train powerlifters and other athletes.

Today, gyms worldwide are buying specialty bars, accommodating resistance, and specialty machines to give their clients the best training tools. Once again, Louie was right. Formerly, folks criticized Lou and Westside over the use of specialty bars, and now the entire powerlifting world embraces them.

Wed May 04, 2022
5 Accessory Exercises for the Squat

5 Accessory Exercises for the Squat

5 Accessory Exercises You Should Be Doing to Improve Your Squat

Mon Feb 21, 2022
WSBB Blog: Breakdown of a Max Effort Lower Workout

WSBB Blog: Breakdown of a Max Effort Lower Workout

How to program a Max Effort Lower workout.

Mon Feb 07, 2022
WSBB Blog: Building Bulletproof Hamstrings

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.

Tue Jan 04, 2022
WSBB Blog: Accessory Training Density

WSBB Blog: Accessory Training Density

Tags: Organization, Upper Body, Lower Body Time To Read: 3.5min Walking into the gym, imagine...

Mon Feb 01, 2021
WSBB Blog: Quick Guide to Hamstring Training

WSBB Blog: Quick Guide to Hamstring Training

Tags: Deadlift, Good Morning, Accessory Time: 4min When training the posterior strength chain, no group of...

Mon Jan 18, 2021
WSBB Blog: Good-Morning for a Good Total

WSBB Blog: Good-Morning for a Good Total

Tags: Good-Mornings, Back Strength, Variations Time to Read: 3min The good-morning is an exercise that...

Tue Jan 12, 2021
WSBB Blog: 5 Accessory Exercises for the Squat

WSBB Blog: 5 Accessory Exercises for the Squat

Tags: Goodmornings, Sumo Deadlifts, Box Squats Time to Read 3.5min The foundation of an elite...

Sat Nov 14, 2020
WSBB Blog: 5 Forgotten Exercises

WSBB Blog: 5 Forgotten Exercises

Tags: Forgotten, Basics, Cambered Bar Time to Read: 4min  When writing programming, many lifters follow...

Fri Nov 06, 2020
The King of Exercises

The King of Exercises

The Good Morning is the most underrated exercise on the planet. Since the beginning of weight training the Good Morning has always been around. So why are people not doing more of them, and what are they missing out on?

Tue Sep 29, 2020
This Ole' Bar: Giant Cambered

This Ole' Bar: Giant Cambered

    Few bars at Westside are as symbolic as the Giant Cambered Bar. Not...

Fri Jun 26, 2020
This Ole' Bar: MARRS Bar

This Ole' Bar: MARRS Bar

    A relatively new bar to the Westside Barbell arsenal, the MARRS bar is...

Fri Jun 19, 2020
A Better Morning

A Better Morning

Kneeling/seated good mornings This good morning variation is a great way to isolate the lower/mid/upper...

Sun Nov 10, 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
Never Afraid

Never Afraid

Never be afraid to try new methods. Most recently, we have had success utilizing the...

Sun Sep 22, 2019
Why so Good?

Why so Good?

FAQsQ: 'What is a good alternative for reverse hyperextensions?' A: Give ultra high rep good...

Thu Sep 19, 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
Erectors

Erectors

Max Effort LowerPin #3 Conventional Rack Pull 1RM-against quadded monster minis-go as long as possible...

Thu Sep 05, 2019
Off the Floor

Off the Floor

Max Effort LowerSumo/Conventional Deadlift w/Monster Minis 1RM-pulling whichever is weakerBully Cambered Bar Concentric Good Morning...

Sun Sep 01, 2019
Strong Hips

Strong Hips

Max Effort LowerSumo Deadlift 1RM-against minis (~220lbs at top)Giant Cambered Bar Good Morning 3x6-low bar...

Thu Aug 29, 2019