Strength Training Articles

Strength Training Articles

Articles Tagged with Squats
Starting Conjugate: Choosing Your First Max Effort Exercises

Starting Conjugate: Choosing Your First Max Effort Exercises

The goal is to use this series of articles to provide a common-sense roadmap for beginners to use the Conjugate Method correctly. You may be asking yourself, "what is the correct way?"—the Westside Barbell way.

Fri May 06, 2022
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Main Exercise Selection for Beginners

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Main Exercise Selection for Beginners

Max Effort Lower: selecting the right exercises for beginners.

Mon Feb 14, 2022
WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Squat

WSBB Blog: Overcoming Common Sticking Points in the Squat

Tags: Squat 101, Conjugate system, Deadlifts Squatting is one of the most familiar human movements...

Tue Jul 06, 2021
Backing it Up

Backing it Up

The back is the most utilized yet under appreciated muscle group of the body. In...

Wed Jun 17, 2020
Progression

Progression

At Westside, while our dynamic lower squats traditionally run in 3 week waves, the pulls...

Thu Jan 31, 2019
Why a Box?

Why a Box?

Box squats are one of the most underutilized squatting variations. They are used to dictate...

Tue Jan 29, 2019
Backing it Up

Backing it Up

The first movement of the squat is a breaking on the hips BACK. This places...

Mon Jan 21, 2019