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Maximal Effort Method™ and Dynamic Effort Method™ for the Upper Body Podcast Video

Maximal Effort Method™ and Dynamic Effort Method™ for the Upper Body Podcast Video

Maximal Effort and Dynamic Effort Methods for the Upper BodyIn our second live recorded podcast...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Westside Barbell Exercises -The REAL J.M. Press

Westside Barbell Exercises -The REAL J.M. Press

Check this video out of the J.M. Blakley Explaining And Demonstrating The real JM Triceps...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Equipment Education- Dual Pendulum Reverse Hyper

Equipment Education- Dual Pendulum Reverse Hyper

The Westside Barbell Dual Pendulum Reverse Hyper: … Or as I like to call it...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Equipment Education- Standing Hamstring Curl Machine

Equipment Education- Standing Hamstring Curl Machine

The Westside Barbell Standing Hamstring Curl Machine: First let me preface this piece with a...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
Equipment Education- The Ultra Supreme Reverse Hyper

Equipment Education- The Ultra Supreme Reverse Hyper

The Ultra Supreme Reverse Hyper: Weighing in around 300 pounds, we have the Westside Barbell...

Thu Sep 29, 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
Equipment Education- Inverse Curl

Equipment Education- Inverse Curl

 In athletics the hamstrings are rarely, if ever used by themselves… so why should athletes...

Thu Sep 29, 2016
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
Westside Powerlifting Morning Crew-Max Effort Upper Body Workout September 28th

Westside Powerlifting Morning Crew-Max Effort Upper Body Workout September 28th

Powerlifting Crew Workout Main Lift Bench against light bands to a 2 board for a...

Wed Sep 28, 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
Keys To Raise The Clean

Keys To Raise The Clean

Keys to raise the clean It is impossible to use only classic lifts all the...

Tue Sep 27, 2016
THE KING OF IRELAND

THE KING OF IRELAND

Gerry McNamara can claim the title for his long career. He started at 16-years-old at...

Tue Sep 27, 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!- Thomas Topham

Somebody You Should Know!- Thomas Topham

Thomas Topham was born in London in the year 1710 till 1749. His feats of strength...

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