Strength Training Articles

Strength Training Articles

Articles Tagged with Training Methods & Techniques
USING KETTLEBELLS

USING KETTLEBELLS

I am asked all the time what we do with kettle bells. Although they have...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
ECCENTRIC UNLOADING

ECCENTRIC UNLOADING

I have written about overspeed eccentrics, citing why it is so important to lower the...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
RACK WORK

RACK WORK

When one thinks of rack work, Bob Peoples comes to mind. He was a powerlifting...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
SPECIAL STRENGTH

SPECIAL STRENGTH

Do you know the importance of special strength development? What are the velocities of explosive...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
ASSISTED ECCENTRICS

ASSISTED ECCENTRICS

Have you ever thought that ideas should be reversed? What if we were born with the...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
WORLD POWERS

WORLD POWERS

In this article the training methods of the most successful countries in weight lifting will...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
Programming and Organization of Training

Programming and Organization of Training

When training for a meet, there must be organization of systems of training. This is...

Fri Oct 14, 2016
ISOMETRIC TRAINING

ISOMETRIC TRAINING

Isometrics In the 1960’s Isometric Training became the rage. Bob Hoffman was making an Isometric...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
The Science of the Physical Environment: Understanding why optimal mobility is critical to optimal function

The Science of the Physical Environment: Understanding why optimal mobility is critical to optimal function

 By: John Quint NMT ART CAFS To understand why optimal mobility is so critical for...

Wed Oct 05, 2016
VOLUME V INTENSITY

VOLUME V INTENSITY

VOLUME V INTENSITYBy Alan Sherry For this week's workout Wednesday we will take a look...

Mon Oct 03, 2016
Science and Practice of Strength Training

Science and Practice of Strength Training

Westside began using the Soviet system in late 1981. It was trial and error, but...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Special Strength Training Manual For Coaches

Special Strength Training Manual For Coaches

Yuri was very important in my early stages of learning the Soviet training system. Many...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
A REVIEW – “SOVIET TRAINING AND RECOVERY METHODS”

A REVIEW – “SOVIET TRAINING AND RECOVERY METHODS”

Authors: Rick Brunner and Ben Tabachnik Ph.D. I had the great pleasure to talk to...

Tue Sep 27, 2016
Facts and Fallacies of Fitness

Facts and Fallacies of Fitness

I had the pleasure of assisting Dr. Mel Siff doing talks about the fine book...

Tue Sep 27, 2016
Free 1 hour Louie Simmons Westside Barbell Training Video

Free 1 hour Louie Simmons Westside Barbell Training Video

   

Fri Jun 24, 2016
Science of Sports Training : How to Plan and Control Training for Peak Performance

Science of Sports Training : How to Plan and Control Training for Peak Performance

Science of Sports Training (Thomas Kurz, ed 2, 2016) is titled correctly because it shows...

Fri Jun 10, 2016
Programming and Organization of Training

Programming and Organization of Training

When training for a meet, there must be organization of systems of training. This is...

Tue Feb 09, 2010
Programming and Organization of Training

Programming and Organization of Training

When training for a meet, there must be organization of systems of training. This is...

Tue Feb 09, 2010
A System of Multi-Year Training in Weightlifting by A.S. Medvedyev

A System of Multi-Year Training in Weightlifting by A.S. Medvedyev

As you should know by now, the Westside system is adapted from the systematic research...

Tue Feb 09, 2010