Westside Barbell

28
Jan

Episode 7-The 5 Phases Of Sprinting

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,

If you are a sprinter, track coach or athlete this podcast is a must listen,

I Hope you enjoy,

Tom
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16
Jan

Episode 6-How would Westside Barbell Train an Olympic Weightlifter

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. 

This is our most in-depth and personal podcasts to date!

I hope you enjoy,

Tom



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7
Jan

Episode 5-Deadlift For Sprinting

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.

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17
Dec

Episode 4-Facts and Fallacies of Strength Training For Sprinting

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!

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14
Dec

Episode 3-A Review of Resistance Bands In Academia and Strength Training

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.

Hope you enjoy.
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3
Nov

Episode 2-Hamstring and Knee Injury Prevention

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.

Hope you enjoy,

Westside Barbell 
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22
Oct

Episode 1-Eccentrics

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. 

Hope you enjoy
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