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DEADLIFTING

DEADLIFTING

Westside has 15 members who deadlift more than 800 pounds, six women who have done...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
SQUAT THE KING LIFT

SQUAT THE KING LIFT

The squat is the king of all exercises. It builds strong legs and hips which helps...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
BENCH WORKOUTS

BENCH WORKOUTS

Westside has 30 members who bench more than 700 pounds and four who bench more...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
The Conjugate Method™

The Conjugate Method™

Foreward  The Conjugate System is the new "Hot" word when it comes to training systems right...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
SPECIALTY BARS

SPECIALTY BARS

What is the fastest and most economical way to build a powerlifting gym? First, you...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
DEADLIFT TRAINING

DEADLIFT TRAINING

Paul Childress said that a big squatter is not always a big deadlifter, but a...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
A.J. ROBERTS

A.J. ROBERTS

A.J. has traveled a long journey to find his true home at Westside Barbell. He...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
THE WESTSIDE BARBELL BELT SQUAT

THE WESTSIDE BARBELL BELT SQUAT

The Secret Weapon in Strength and Conditioning At Westside Barbell we are constantly asked what...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
Westside Powerlifting Morning Crew-Max Effor Lower Body Workout October 17th

Westside Powerlifting Morning Crew-Max Effor Lower Body Workout October 17th

Powerlifting Crew Workout Main Lift Free Squat Tester  OR Pin 3 deadlift against 4 sets...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
HIT……. OR MISS

HIT……. OR MISS

Many readers may not realize that I am involved in the training of pro-football teams and many college football and basketball teams. For example, the Kansas City Jayhawks and Utah Utes are heavily influenced by our training as it relates to speed strength. Two of the pro- football teams are the Green Bay Packers and the New England Patriots. Not a bad group to be associated with, huh?

Tue Oct 18, 2016
DON’T CHASE YOUR TAIL

DON’T CHASE YOUR TAIL

Chases His Tail I am fascinated whenever my pit bull, Jackie, chases his tail. Round...

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
TRAINING THE LOCK-OUT

TRAINING THE LOCK-OUT

We are in a new millennium, and the times are a changing, as they say....

Tue Oct 18, 2016
TRAINING STRONG LEGS FOR WORLD RECORDS

TRAINING STRONG LEGS FOR WORLD RECORDS

It was around 1970, and I was reading Muscle Power Builder and articles by members...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
THE REPETITION METHOD

THE REPETITION METHOD

I have previously discussed the different methods of training that are utilized at Westside. The...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
THE REPETITION METHOD

THE REPETITION METHOD

I have previously discussed the different methods of training that are utilized at Westside. The...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
FRED: A BOLDT OF LIGHTNING

FRED: A BOLDT OF LIGHTNING

Fred Boldt moved from Buffalo, NY, in October 2001 to Columbus to train at Westside...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
RESEARCHING RESISTANCE

RESEARCHING RESISTANCE

There are many things about strength that I don’t understand. One, in particular, is how...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
ORGANIZATION OF TRAINING PART 1

ORGANIZATION OF TRAINING PART 1

When planning training, one must not plan for the next meet, but rather the next...

Tue Oct 18, 2016
ORGANIZATION OF TRAINING PART 2

ORGANIZATION OF TRAINING PART 2

When planning training, one must not plan for the next meet, but rather the next...

Tue Oct 18, 2016