What was updated?
The latest edition of the "West Westside Barbell Book of Methods" retains its reputation as an indispensable resource for strength training enthusiasts, offering the same superb content. This newly updated edition provides a more visually captivating experience with a refreshed front and back cover. It includes additional imagery and features a reformed table structure for enhanced readability. Overall, the internal layout has a better flow for easier digestion of information.
What is this book about?
Over the many years Louie Simmons was involved in powerlifting, he gained vast knowledge on generating strength through squatting, benching, and deadlifting. His expertise and experience culminated in the "Westside Barbell Book of Methods," an essential resource for anyone interested in strength training.
This comprehensive guide, proven through Simmons' work with national and world champions in various sports, remains an invaluable tool for beginners and advanced athletes.
Louie's methods have been employed by world record holder 400m dash runner Harry "Butch" Reynolds and have produced impressive results such as ninety-nine members who have benched 600 lbs or more, 106 members who have squatted 800 lbs or more, three members who have deadlifted 900 lbs or more, and twenty-eight members who have deadlifted over 800 lbs. Remarkably, these numbers are results from members of a small, private club.
The Westside Barbell system, adaptable to individual needs and goals, offers insights into exercise selection, periodization, nutrition, and injury prevention. Training methods covered in the book include conjugate, percent, dynamic, maximum effort methods, lifting techniques, raising work capacity, rehabilitation and restoration, and reactive and contrast methods. Written in accessible language and grounded in scientifically-backed principles, the "Westside Barbell Book of Methods" inspires and educates readers, enabling them to coach themselves.
Simmons also served as a strength consultant for the Cleveland Browns, Green Bay Packers, New England Patriots, Seattle Seahawks, and numerous college football teams, along with many athletes worldwide.
Based on Louie's articles, this book offers a complete Westside package, leaving no stone unturned. It is a perfect tool for lifters and coaches, providing comprehensive guidance on improving strength, power, and overall performance in the gym or on the field.
Embrace the legacy of the late Louie Simmons and discover the proven methods behind Westside Barbell's success with the "Westside Barbell Book of Methods.
Made in USA
Page Count: 319
Print type: Color
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Westside Barbell - The Book Of Methods
Arrived on time & and in good condition. Bought for my son & I to increase our knowledge base. Westside delivers on all cylinders.
Great read so far, full of valuable information!
Informative, practical, and instructional, this book lays out a lifetime of dedication to performance in sport, especially powerlifting. It is Louie's opus magna. And as Louie has said, he's Ahab. He's tethered to that White Whale, and he's along and riding him down. In this one, you're there on deck. Starboard side!