Articles on Strength Training

Articles on Strength Training

WSBB Blog: The Emotional Mindset vs. The Competitive Mindset

Control your state of mind, control your success.

WSBB Education
Wed Jan 26, 2022

WSBB Blog: 3 Max Effort Movements to Improve Your Squat Skills

Struggling with squat form? Have weaknesses that are preventing PR lifts? Follow this guide to improve your squat skills.

Tue Jan 11, 2022

WSBB Blog: Follow The Leader

On the path to strength training success, you will encounter many choices that must be made correctly in order to progress. Choosing the right coach can be one of the most important choices you make. Choose Wisely.

Fri Dec 24, 2021

2021 Metal Milita Summer Smackdown

Tags: Squat, Bench, Deadlift Jeremy Smith blew up the 123 World Squat and Bench Records at the Smackdown meet in Erie Pa.   With first a 675 All-Time Squat Record then backed it up with the first to ever squat 700lbs at the 123 lbs. weight class coming in at...

Thu Jul 22, 2021

WSBB Blog: Strongman Training for the Powerlifter

Tag: Strongman, Cardio, GPP Time to read: 3,5 min To the outsider, it is assumed that anyone involved in strength sports generally trains the same way. If you know anything about strongman and powerlifting training, you know that is definitely not the case. Many powerlifters choose training methods that focus...

Tue Jun 29, 2021

WSBB Blog: Grip Training

Tags: Grip Strength, Accessories, Conjugate Method Time to Read: 3.5min A strong grip is one of the most important attributes a strength athlete can possess. Whether you compete in powerlifting, strongman, weightlifting, or CrossFit, a lack of grip strength will place a limit on the amount of success you can...

Tue May 11, 2021

WSBB Blog: Structuring Your DE Lower Training

Tags: Dynamic Effort, Accommodate , Box Squat Time to Read: 3min One of the most commonly misunderstood things about our training methods is dynamic effort lower day. Many people misunderstand what the goal is, or fail to execute the exercise correctly to achieve the desired training effect. Often, lifters are either...

Sat May 08, 2021

WSBB Blog: Top 5 Shoulder Exercises

Tags: Strongman, Overhead Press, Delts Time to Read: 3min As a strength athlete, building world class pressing power is a requirement if you want to compete at the highest levels of your sport. To properly and quickly build your press, you must strengthen the muscles of the chest, back, arms,...

Tue May 04, 2021

WSBB Blog: Advanced Squat Exercises

Tags: Accessories, Box Squat, Variations Time to Read: 3min As a competitive powerlifter, the squat lays the foundation of any meet you compete in. It is a lift that not only gets you into the meet, it also makes up a large portion of your total. To build this lift,...

Fri Apr 30, 2021

WSBB Blog: Advanced Press Exercises

Tags: Bench Training, Accommodating Resistance, Avoiding Accommodation Time to Read: 3 min Whether you are a powerlifter, a strongman, or an Olympic weightlifter, every strength athlete can benefit from increased pressing strength. At some point during your lifting career, accommodation will begin to set in and gains will slow down....

Mon Apr 26, 2021

WSBB Blog: The Squat Suit for Beginners

Tags: Squat, Tips, Novice Time to Read: 3.5min In the land of geared lifting, there are two pieces of powerlifting gear necessary to squat the heaviest weights possible; your squat suit and your briefs. Being able to correctly use your briefs and squat suit can be the difference in gaining...

Mon Apr 19, 2021