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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
WSBB Blog: Building General Endurance for Strongman

WSBB Blog: Building General Endurance for Strongman

No matter the strength sport, there is always a level of general endurance needed to...

Fri Nov 19, 2021
WSBB Blog: Strongman Training for the Powerlifter

WSBB Blog: Strongman Training for the Powerlifter

Tag: Strongman, Cardio, GPP Time to read: 3,5 min To the outsider, it is assumed...

Tue Jun 29, 2021
WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Training for Strongman

WSBB Blog: Max Effort Lower Training for Strongman

Tags: Strongman, Shoulder Exercises, Strength Endurance   Time to Read: 3.5min As the Conjugate Method continues...

Sun Jun 13, 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
Somebody You Should Know! - Louis Cyr

Somebody You Should Know! - Louis Cyr

Louis Cyr was a French-Canadian strongman born near Montreal in 1863. There are many stories...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Somebody You Should Know!- Bob Hoffman

Somebody You Should Know!- Bob Hoffman

Bob Hoffman was the founder of York Barbell and lived quiet the interesting life to...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Somebody You Should Know!- Charles Rigoulot

Somebody You Should Know!- Charles Rigoulot

Charles Rigoulot Was born in France on November 3rd 1903 and died on August 22, 1962...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Somebody You Should Know! - Valentin Dikul

Somebody You Should Know! - Valentin Dikul

Valentin Dikul style of training and his ability to overcome severe injuries to be one...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Somebody You Should Know! - Paul Anderson

Somebody You Should Know! - Paul Anderson

Paul Anderson was born on October 17th in Toccoa, Georgia and died on August 15th...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Somebody You Should Know!- George Hackenschmidt

Somebody You Should Know!- George Hackenschmidt

George Hackenschmidt  "The Russsian Lion" George Hackenschmidt was born in Dorpat on August 2nd, 1878...

Tue Sep 27, 2016
Somebody You Should Know!-Hermann Goerner

Somebody You Should Know!-Hermann Goerner

Hermann Goerner was a German born weight lifter, professional performer and strength athlete. He was...

Tue Sep 27, 2016