49 episodes

Strength and Conditioning based education aimed at coaches, athletes, and fitness enthusiast. Hosted by Tom Barry with Strength Guru Louie Simmons.

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    • 4.5, 11 Ratings

Strength and Conditioning based education aimed at coaches, athletes, and fitness enthusiast. Hosted by Tom Barry with Strength Guru Louie Simmons.

    Westside Barbell Podcast #44 - Fundamentals Q&A with Coach Josh Bush

    Westside Barbell Podcast #44 - Fundamentals Q&A with Coach Josh Bush

    In today's podcast, Louie Simmons is joined by Coach Josh Bush who is the base Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach at Fort Knox for Reef Systems.
     
    This is a phone in question and answers based podcast, so advanced apologies for any patches of inconsistent volume.
     
    Stay Strong!
     
    Westside Barbell

    • 38 min
    Westside Barbell Podcast #43 - Behind These Walls

    Westside Barbell Podcast #43 - Behind These Walls

    In this podcast, Louie Simmons shares the real history of Westside Barbell and what impact the originalWestside Barbell Club in Culver City had on him. From training as a twelve-year-old in this basementall the way up to the current location of Westside Barbell. Find out why Westside Barbell hasbecome what it is today in a way that only Louie can tell.
    The past training years resulted in Louie’s first book, the Book of Methods. Here you can find thecollection of training methods which were obtained in 30 years. The 3-week wave system, circa max,delayed transformation, accommodating resistance and much more, it’s all there.
    Video Index:00:00:12 – The effect of the original Westside Barbell club in Culver City00:02:22 – What made you choose their methods?00:04:41 – First equipment and exercises after the army00:07:29 – First training partners00:08:56 – How people found Louie00:09:18 – The effects of having training partners00:11:35 – Equipment in the basement00:12:24 – Looking for an edge00:12:35 – The reverse hyper00:13:35 – Post-training assessment00:14:12 – Westside Barbell locations00:15:18 – World record holders00:16:35 – Westside women00:17:06 – The four greatest lifters00:17:52 – Asking questions00:18:40 – Why do you always answer every question now?00:20:41 – Garage stories00:22:20 – Hardcore attitude00:24:28 – No time to change00:26:03 – Don’t miss lifts00:26:49 – (John) Blacks Health Club00:28:01 – George Crawford00:29:33 – Psychology00:30:22 – The first generation of lifters00:31:32 – Team = Family00:33:29 – Woman of Westside Barbell00:33:52 – Demorest00:37:20 – Eskil Thomasson (Sweden)00:39:34 – Gym competitions00:41:02 – Dave Tate00:42:54 – The current Westside Barbell location00:43:28 – Meets & Records00:46:23 – Unbelievable stories00:50:48 – Matt Wenning00:51:57 – Best day and worst day00:55:31 – Can’t00:56:38 – Hilltop fights

    • 57 min
    Westside Barbell Podcast #42 - Five things you should know about the Bench Press!

    Westside Barbell Podcast #42 - Five things you should know about the Bench Press!

    Louie is going over some crucial teaching points for those wanting a better bench.
    Need More Info
    Article - How to bench 500lbs Easy!
    https://www.westside-barbell.com/blog...

    • 14 min
    Westside Barbell Podcast #41 - Jeremy Smith

    Westside Barbell Podcast #41 - Jeremy Smith

    In this episode, Louie Simmons sits down with Westside's newest member Jeremy Smith to talk all things training.
    Jeremy is a dwarf powerlifter from West Grove Pennsylvania and is breaking perceptions and world records to show the world that with hard work and dedication you can overcome anything with the right mindset.
     
    More Info on Jeremy
    https://www.instagram.com/jsmith_fitn...
    https://www.westside-barbell.com/blog...

    • 25 min
    Westside Barbell Podcast #40 - Peter Bremner

    Westside Barbell Podcast #40 - Peter Bremner

    Peter Bremner is the number one deadlifter in Ireland and the newest recruit to join Westside Barbell. In this podcast, Louie sits down with Peter to find out about his training and his thoughts on training at Westside.
    This podcast is sponsored by the Conjugate Club.
    For more information, please go to www.conjugatemethod.com

    • 29 min
    Episode 39 - Louie Simmons talks with Nick Showman

    Episode 39 - Louie Simmons talks with Nick Showman

    In this episode, Louie sits down and talks training with Nick Showtime of Showtime Strength. They go in-depth on strength training for Softball and go over common coaching mistakes made when in the weight room working with athletes. 
     
    Hope you enjoy,
     
    Tom
     
    Brought to you by conjugateclub.com

    • 1 hr 14 min

Customer Reviews

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

ISYABOI21 ,

Audio problem (fixed)

TIP: The earlier podcasts audio can be fixed by going into your accessibility settings and enabling MONO audio.

Legendary strength and conditioning coach, just a wealth of knowledge keep it up.

RAW Barbell Club ,

More than just Bands & Chains!

Didn't know much about westside before this but I am learning from every podcast.
Please keep it up!

JASON-CHIN ,

When is the next one coming?

Great pod cast, can’t wait for the next one.

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