In our first podcast Louie Simmons Owner and Founder of the World famous Gym Westside Barbell along side John Quint (Neuromuscular therapist and Active Release Technique provider) and Tom Barry (BA Exercise and Health Science and Westside Barbell Special Strengths Certified Coach) discuss Eccentrics and the role they play in athletic training.
In this Episode Louie Simmons, Tom Barry and John Quint discuss in great detail the role of hamstrings in all sports. Why there is such a high rate of hamstring and knee injury and what can be done to prevent injury or how to greatly reduce the chance of an injury occurring.
In todays bitesized podcast Louie Simmons and Tom Barry were inspired by a publicized study on resistance bands to discuss even further about correct use of resistance bands in training, the correct percentages to use, fallacies of some studies and lots lots more.
I this episode Louie Simmons provides in-depth insight on on 40 yards sprint training, sprinting for track and field, implementing jumping and its volume, strength training to run faster, injury prevention, and lots lots more. This is a must for any coach or athlete to listen to!
The Deadlift is such an important exercise for sprinting yet some coaches avoid implementing them for maximum effort movements and others think they are too dangerous to use. In this podcast Louie Simmons with Tom Barry and Brian Silfies get to the bottom of this and explain why,how and where to implement the deadlift to decrease sprinting times.
Episode 6-How would Westside Barbell Train an Olympic Weightlifter
In todays podcast I pose Louie the question on how Westside Barbell would train an Olympic Weightlifter along with our current intern Flavio. It may not be known to most people but Louie Simmons began competing in Olympic Weightlifting before he moved to powerlifting and it is still one of the sports he loves to watch and follow. Louie also explains why he was compelled to write a new book on how to train an Olympic Weightlifter optimally and provides his thoughts on the current condition of American weightlifting.
Within this podcast Louie discuses each individual phase of the sprint, how to increase a fast rate of force development, sports specific mass and correct exercise selection amongst the vast array of topics covered today. Joining us today is our Intern Falvio and our resident A.R.T and N.M.T Guru John Quint,
In this episode Louie goes in to great detail on Training Volume and how to calculated it optimally for maximal results. Louie also discuses the importance of rotating volumes and utilizing correct training intensities,
In this episode Louie Simmons breaks down all the training partners he has had along the different generations of Westside lifters. In this podcast you will get a very detailed and personal insight into what role good training partners play upon your success,
Louie Simmons and Tom Barry discuss the Maximal Effort and Dynamic Effort Methods for the lower body. This includes what volume, intensity, to use and how to select the correct exercises to build strength. Louie also speaks on raw lifting and why Westside Barbell uses gear.