Strength Training Articles

Strength Training Articles

Articles Tagged with GPP Training
Understanding The Standard Template

Understanding The Standard Template

The program you select is the roadmap that leads you to your training goals. Think of it like this: if you are about to embark on a 1,000-mile trip, would you want the directions that may get you there at some point, or do you want the most efficient route to your destination?

Mon Aug 08, 2022
Outdoor Conditioning

Outdoor Conditioning

As conditioning increases, you will notice improvements in a few different areas. You'll be capable of performing more sets, you'll have the ability to train at a faster pace, and you'll recover faster between workouts. Most importantly, you'll be doing something beneficial to your long-term cardiovascular health. 

Fri Jul 29, 2022
Barbell Conditioning

Barbell Conditioning

As an athlete, your conditioning decides a lot about the success you’ll have in your sport. Failure to maintain proper conditioning levels relative to your sport will lead to decreased performance, loss of ability, or worse - injury. 

Mon Jul 18, 2022
Using Bodyweight Exercises to Increase Fitness

Using Bodyweight Exercises to Increase Fitness

Implementing bodyweight exercises allows you to increase your strength, size, athleticism, and mobility. Movements such as pull-ups, sit-ups, push-ups, dips, air squats, Hindu squats, and burpees are some of the oldest exercises we have used to increase physical fitness.

Wed Jun 22, 2022
Conjugate Conditioning

Conjugate Conditioning

Don't believe that just because your sport doesn't require large amounts of cardiovascular output, you do not need improved conditioning levels. No matter the sport or athlete, we all can benefit from improved conditioning. 

By raising your fitness level, you improve your overall health and your ability to train at higher levels of intensity and volume while recovering faster. For many, a lack of physical conditioning keeps them from reaching the next level in their sport. 

Fri Jun 03, 2022
WSBB Blog: Breakdown of a Max Effort Upper Workout

WSBB Blog: Breakdown of a Max Effort Upper Workout

How to program a Max Effort Upper workout.

Wed Feb 09, 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
WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

WSBB Blog: GPP for Wrestlers

When it comes to the demand placed on absolute strength, explosive strength, strength endurance, and...

Mon Nov 01, 2021
WSBB Blog: GPP Training For Football Players

WSBB Blog: GPP Training For Football Players

The sport of football requires athletes to be strong, fast, and to be able to remain effective over the course of a four quarter game. Do you know how?

Sat Oct 30, 2021
WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for MMA

WSBB Blog: Strength Endurance for MMA

Tags: MMA, Conjugate Method, Absolute Strength Time to Read: 3.5 min  Mixed martial arts is...

Tue Mar 23, 2021
WSBB Blog: Conjugate Training for NASCAR Pit Crews

WSBB Blog: Conjugate Training for NASCAR Pit Crews

Tags: Conjugate Method, Dynamic Effort, Max EffortTime to Read: 5min The sport of NASCAR is...

Sun Mar 14, 2021
WSBB Blog: Cardio for the Powerlifter

WSBB Blog: Cardio for the Powerlifter

Tags: GPP Training, Conjugate Method, Dynamic Effort MethodTime to Read: 2min Powerlifting is a sport that...

Sun Mar 07, 2021
WSBB Blog: GPP for Hockey

WSBB Blog: GPP for Hockey

Tags: GPP Training, Conjugate Method, Periodization of Training  Time to Read: 3min The sport of...

Wed Mar 03, 2021
WSBB Blog: Quick Guide to Increasing GPP

WSBB Blog: Quick Guide to Increasing GPP

Tags: GPP, Conditioning, Sled Drags Time to Read: 4.5min  When building a strength and condition...

Sat Jan 16, 2021
WSBB Blog: Sweat the Small Stuff

WSBB Blog: Sweat the Small Stuff

Tags: Training, Fighting, Mentality Time to Read: 4min Training for combat sports is as intense as...

Tue Jan 12, 2021
WSBB Blog: A Strong Back Needs a Strong Stomach

WSBB Blog: A Strong Back Needs a Strong Stomach

Tags: Bracing, Back Health, GPP Time to Read: 2min If you’ve spent twenty minutes around...

Mon Dec 07, 2020
WSBB Blog: Training for the Outdoorsman

WSBB Blog: Training for the Outdoorsman

by Westside Education Team Tags: GPP, Conditioning, Tactical Since the beginning of time, people have...

Thu Oct 15, 2020
WSBB Blog: The Sled

WSBB Blog: The Sled

Tags: GPP, Sleds, Conditioning By: Westside Barbell Educational Team One of the most functional and...

Mon Oct 12, 2020
Conjugate Conditioning

Conjugate Conditioning

    Conditioning. Many athletes can’t live with it, yet, in many sports cannot perform...

Wed Jun 24, 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