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For 30+ years Westside Barbell has been the leading innovator in human performance, strength and powerlifting techniques and methodology. Westside Barbell is more than a geographical location. It’s more than a logo. It’s more than a t-shirt.


Westside Barbell is a state of mind.

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WSBB Blog: Volume, Intensity, and The Conjugate Method

2021  |  Training Intensity  |  Volume

WSBB Blog: Volume, Intensity, and The Conjugate Method

Tags: Max Effort, Conjugate System, Deadlift   The proper balancing of volume and intensity is important for any training method, especially the Conjugate Method. Frequently, people will ask us what is a true... Read more


By WSBB on Sep 17, 2021

WSBB Blog: Strong Theory, Weak Application

2021  |  Coaching  |  Conjugate Method

WSBB Blog: Strong Theory, Weak Application

Tags: History, Conjugate Method, Squat   In the world of social media, new coaches arrive daily to serve a constantly expanding customer base that is ready and willing to pay... Read more


By WSBB on Sep 13, 2021

WSBB Blog: In Season Conjugate Training for Football

2021  |  Conjugate Method  |  Football

WSBB Blog: In Season Conjugate Training for Football

Tags: GPP, Grip, Deadlift Weight training has been considered a vital part of a football player’s development for decades now, but, it has long been believed that weight training is... Read more


By WSBB on Sep 10, 2021

WSBB Blog: Guide to the Westside Light, Average, and Strong Bands

2021  |  Accommodating Resistance  |  Band Training

WSBB Blog: Guide to the Westside Light, Average, and Strong Bands

Tags: Speed-strength, Hamstrings, TricepsWhen you are on the path to becoming as physically strong as you possibly can, you must begin to introduce new stimuli into the training plan to... Read more


By WSBB on Sep 07, 2021

WSBB Blog: Lift Heavy, Get Huge, Hit More Homeruns

WSBB Blog: Lift Heavy, Get Huge, Hit More Homeruns

Tags: GPP, Hockey, MMA   Baseball season is in full swing, and with the increased seasonal interest in the sport, we have been receiving questions regarding how baseball players can... Read more


By WSBB on Sep 03, 2021

WSBB Blog: Riding the Recovery Wave

2021  |  Accessory Training  |  Recovery

WSBB Blog: Riding the Recovery Wave

Tags: GPP, Hamstring 101, Grip   Powerlifting is a sport that requires the body to expend large amounts of energy, as well as endure constant physical stress of varying intensities.... Read more


By WSBB on Aug 31, 2021