Articles on Strength Training

Articles on Strength Training

WSBB Blog: The Way II

Don't be fragile, don't be fearful. Win at any costs.

WSBB Education
Tue Dec 28, 2021

WSBB Blog: What is it Like to Train at Westside Barbell?

Tags: Mentality, Program, Training PartnersTime to Read: 3.5min Training at Westside Barbell is a much different experience than training at your typical gym. If you come from a commercial gym background, or haven’t been around powerlifting for an extended amount of time the gym and the training style can be...

Sun Jan 17, 2021

WSBB Blog: Sweat the Small Stuff

Tags: Training, Fighting, Mentality Time to Read: 4min Training for combat sports is as intense as it gets. Over the course of a ten to twelve week training camp you will consistently tear yourself down and build yourself up gaining useful skills and abilities. Week to week you get better, expecting...

Tue Jan 12, 2021

WSBB Blog: Why the Westside Method?

Tags: Why, Knowledge, Programming By: Westside Barbell Educational Team The Westside Barbell training method is and has always been one of the most forward thinking strength and performance training methodologies. It is a methodology that is in continuous development based upon the needs of the athletes currently training at Westside...

Thu Oct 08, 2020

On a Role

Everyone has a role to play. At Westside whether you're doing free weight or accommodating resistance, specialty or straight bar, close or wide grip, t-shirt or bench shirt, everyone helps the others. You never know when someone's eye will catch a needed adjustment.

Sat Nov 16, 2019

What is Key

Whether prehab or rest, recovery and recuperation between training sessions can be the deciding factor. Enough can allow one to continually blast workouts, or a lack there of can cause injury.

Fri Nov 15, 2019

Pain Game

Pain is a part of the game. When it comes to training, pain is something all too familiar to the Westside crew. It is not unusual to see the men and women here go beyond conventional boundaries. While strain may be king in terms of maximal effort work, it is...

Wed Nov 13, 2019

Skin the Cat

Always pursue a more optimal pathOutside of books, understand that athletics and training are physical sciences.There are many ways to skin the cat, and everything works, but nothing works forever. When you run out of answers, it's time to find new ones.

Sat Oct 26, 2019

A New Thought for an Old School

A New Thought for an Old School Optimal Physical Capacities Over the past five years a rapid shift of our focus occurred from mainstream procedures, which dictated how professional athlete development is implemented.  It is fair to say our outlook was never mainstream from the beginning, but we knew there...

Wed Jun 06, 2018