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PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE REVERSE HYPER (RESTORE AND INCREASE BACK HEALTH)

PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE REVERSE HYPER (RESTORE AND INCREASE BACK HEALTH)

Introduction by Louie Simmons Reverse Hyper™ CURRENT ACTIVE PATENTS 6491607(b2 – (2002) 7435207-(2007) 7473212-(2009) 8,529,413-(2013)...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
OLYMPIC LIFTING DEBACLE

OLYMPIC LIFTING DEBACLE

It was good to read Ed Bakers and John Coffee’s commentary on my “debacle”. I...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
CHUCK V

CHUCK V

Chuck V came to our Westside garage around 1983. He was just a kid and...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
LARRY PACIFICO

LARRY PACIFICO

It’s 2016 and this year marks the end of my first 50 years in powerlifting....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
STRENGTH TRAINING FOR WEIGHTLIFTING

STRENGTH TRAINING FOR WEIGHTLIFTING

Hello Westside Fans. This article is for our Olympic Weightlifting enthusiast. It is a sample...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
THE JERK

THE JERK

When training the jerk different means must be used to maximize the effectiveness of execution....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
OLYMPIC LIFTING DEBACLE

OLYMPIC LIFTING DEBACLE

It was good to read Ed Bakers and John Coffee’s commentary on my “debacle”. I...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
SQUATTING 600 POUNDS EASY

SQUATTING 600 POUNDS EASY

It takes proper technique, proper periodization, and special exercises (with correct selection) to fulfill your...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
JUMPING

JUMPING

I am always trying to overcome the force of gravity with a barbell or jumping....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
MAKING MISTAKES: PART II

MAKING MISTAKES: PART II

THE SQUATThe squat can cause one to make several mistakes, the most common being: not...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
BECOMING AN OLYMPIC LEVEL SPRINTER

BECOMING AN OLYMPIC LEVEL SPRINTER

What is required to be an Olympic level sprinter? First, one must have a top...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
How to Execute A Box Squat Correctly!

How to Execute A Box Squat Correctly!

You don’t see box squats commonly performed in the gym because the majority of even the most experienced lifters don’t know how to do a box squat correctly. 

I will now tell you everything you need to know to do box squats the correct way—the Westside way

-Louie Simmons

Thu Oct 13, 2016
BOX SQUATING FOR BIG GAINS PART I

BOX SQUATING FOR BIG GAINS PART I

Box squatting has been around since the days of the original Westside Barbell Club (Culver...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
WHEN WILL YOU LEARN?

WHEN WILL YOU LEARN?

I have sent football players to college and the NFL only to see them regress...

Thu Oct 13, 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
Westside Raw

Westside Raw

Westside RAW!  Many ask, how does Westside train for a raw contest? The answer is...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
WESTSIDE FOR CROSSFIT

WESTSIDE FOR CROSSFIT

General Endurance A Crossfit athlete must have all special strength’s. Explosive strength for jumping, speed...

Thu Oct 13, 2016
SHOCK METHODS

SHOCK METHODS

Plyometrics, commonly used by Westsiders to develop explosive and absolute strength, were invented by Dr....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
DON’T DEADLIFT!

DON’T DEADLIFT!

It was 1970 and I was having a hard time going up in the deadlift....

Thu Oct 13, 2016
WESTSIDE BARBELL 1970- TOM PAULUCCI

WESTSIDE BARBELL 1970- TOM PAULUCCI

Before Tom came to train with Westside in 1974, he was an outstanding track and...

Thu Oct 13, 2016