September 2, 2022

Westside Barbell Podcast #56 - Bill Whittaker & Jim Seitzer

Bill and Jim were a part of the original crew that trained under the guidance of Louie. 

Bill was Louie's first training partner back in the when Louie trained in his basement. 

Jim is also the Founder of Bandbell, a company that specializes in O.K.E. training equipment such as the Earthquake and Rhinoflex series of bars.

Checkout Bandbell Here.

https://www.bandbell.com

00:00 INTRO
00:20 HOW BILL STARTED TRAINING
02:35 BILL'S FIRST IMPRESSION OF LOUIE
05:52 WHAT GROUP LIKE AS IT GREW?
08:53 WHAT WAS THE MINDSET BACK THEN? HOW ID THEY STAY MOTIVATED?
10:25 DID PEOPLE HAVE A SPECIFIC ROLE?
11:01 AMAZING FEATS SEEN IN THE GYM
13:31 DID THEY TALK ABOUT TRAINING?
15:04 HOW LONG WERE YOU AT WESTSIDE?
17:44 BILL'S STORIES OF WESTSIDE
22:26 THE FAMILY ASPECT
24:50 THE START OF THE REVERSE HYPER
26:19 HOW DID THEY GET EQUIPMENT
29:15 HOW DID THEY LEARN TO SPOT AND LOAD
32:26 WHO WAS INNOVATING EQUIPMENT BACK THEN
35:02 HOW DID THEY DO EXERCISE SELECTION
41:39 THE ATMOSPHERE WHILE TRAINING
43:54 HOW TO CORRECT A LIFT
44:37 LOUIE'S DEVELOPMENT AS A COACH
51:09 HOW MUCH FUN WERE MEETS?
54:09 LOUIE'S LIFE IS A SERIES OF SHORT STORIES
58:31 THE HISTORY OF BACK THEN
1:02:26 WHAT DID TIM AND GARY ADD TO THE GROUP?
1:05:35 HOW HARD WAS THE TRANSITION OUT
1:06:38 MORE STORIES
1:15:09 OUTRO

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