Articles on Strength Training

Articles on Strength Training

WSBB Blog: Correcting Sub-Optimal Form

Sub-Optimal Form: is it a Strength or Mobility Problem?

WSBB Education
Tue Jan 18, 2022

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: Mastering the Squat I

Do you need help mastering your squat? Here is how to get the most out of your lower body Conjugate Method training.

Thu Dec 30, 2021

WSBB Blog: Understanding Exercise Selection, Volume, and Intensity for Beginners

A beginner's guide to understanding the role played by exercise selection, intensity, and volume in the building of effective Conjugate Method training.

Mon Dec 06, 2021

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Basketball Players

The sport of basketball is unique. You must possess a high level of speed, agility, and explosiveness to be effective. One trait that is not often associated with basketball players is absolute strength. Basketball is often misunderstood as a low contact sport, where the need for brute strength isn’t near...

Fri Dec 03, 2021

WSBB Blog: How to Program Max Effort Lower

When designing a Conjugate Method program, you must know how to properly organize each training day to get the most out of your programming on a week-to-week basis. This means that you are programming each training day to address the type of strength being trained directly. Programming an effective max effort...

Mon Nov 08, 2021

WSBB Blog: How to Program Max Effort Upper

No matter what sport you participate in, having a strong upper body is essential for overall sports performance and injury avoidance. To develop a strong upper body, athletes must train the bench press and the overhead press in specific volume and intensity ranges to improve their upper body's absolute strength....

Thu Nov 04, 2021

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper Exercises for Football Players

Tags: Max Effort Lower, Hamstrings, Sprinting The sport of football not only requires a strong set of legs, you must have a strong upper body as well. Linemen need a strong upper body to engage blocks, linebackers need a strong upper body to make tackles, and ball carriers need a...

Fri Oct 15, 2021

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Exercises for Football Players

Tags: Neck, Grip, Low back Football is a sport that not only requires an athlete to be fast, players need to be strong as well. No matter if you are a lineman, linebacker, running back, or defensive back, having the ability to physically overpower your opponent will only make you...

Mon Oct 11, 2021

WSBB Blog Gold Medal Grappling

Tags: Squat, Endurance, GPP The Olympics are in full swing, and with that, grapplers from around the world are competing for the gold within their respective disciplines. No matter if you compete in freestyle wrestling, Greco-Roman wrestling, or judo, the demands these sports place on your body are very similar. As a grappler, having the strength...

Sat Aug 07, 2021

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Training for Strongman

Tags: Strongman, Shoulder Exercises, Strength Endurance   Time to Read: 3.5min As the Conjugate Method continues to evolve, one of the strength sports outside of powerlifting that can greatly benefit from conjugate style training is strongman. Conjugate programming offers the strongman competitor the benefit of two weekly max effort training days....

Sun Jun 13, 2021