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Conjugate for Strongman: Overhead Press Variations

Conjugate for Strongman: Overhead Press Variations

At Westside, we have worked with athletes with many different physical builds to improve their overhead press strength. Whether it's strongman competitors, CrossFit competitors, powerlifters, or Olympic weightlifters, we have helped them develop their overhead press capabilities further.

How do we do this? The use of the overhead press and overhead press variations to avoid accommodation and supply the body with the stimulus it requires to deliver us the training adaptations we seek. 

Wed Jun 08, 2022
Shoulder Training for Beginners

Shoulder Training for Beginners

While it is undoubtedly vital to focus on developing movement skills that allow you to best use your physical structure, it is just as important to increase an athlete's preparedness through the use of intelligent volume and intensity regulation. A significant group of muscles that beginners should immediately focus on is the muscles that support the shoulder joints.

Wed Jun 01, 2022
Max Effort Upper for Offensive and Defensive Linemen

Max Effort Upper for Offensive and Defensive Linemen

Safe execution of max-effort training comes down to two factors; properly planned training and properly educated players. You want your programming to expose athletes to different levels of volume and intensity while teaching correct execution of the various exercises. As long as these bases are covered, max effort training is no more dangerous than any other training method.

Do not fear max-effort training; fear having weak players who get embarrassed on the playing field.

Wed Apr 27, 2022
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper Main Exercise Selection for Beginners

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Upper Main Exercise Selection for Beginners

Max Effort Upper: selecting the right exercises for beginners.

Wed Feb 16, 2022
WSBB Blog: Strong Shoulders = Healthy Shoulders

WSBB Blog: Strong Shoulders = Healthy Shoulders

It is no secret that the shoulders play a tremendous role in strength sports. Powerlifting...

Fri Nov 26, 2021
WSBB Blog: Top 5 Shoulder Exercises

WSBB Blog: Top 5 Shoulder Exercises

Tags: Strongman, Overhead Press, Delts Time to Read: 3min As a strength athlete, building world...

Tue May 04, 2021
WSBB Blog: Conjugate Training for Strongman

WSBB Blog: Conjugate Training for Strongman

Tags: Strength, Conjugate, Max Effort Time To Read: 5mins It has been repeatedly established that the...

Wed Feb 03, 2021
WSBB Blog: Westside Shoulder Training

WSBB Blog: Westside Shoulder Training

Tags: Shoulders, Max Effort, Strength Time To Read: 5min Whether you are a powerlifter, a...

Tue Jan 12, 2021
Training the Overhead Press

Training the Overhead Press

    When training at home or the gym, a universal standard of strength is...

Fri Apr 10, 2020
Overhead for Overheard Gains

Overhead for Overheard Gains

Max Effort Upper1️⃣Ultra High Overhead Pin Press 1RM🔸straight bar🔸bench grip2️⃣Ultra High Overhead Pin Press 3x4🔸2...

Tue Feb 19, 2019