author Travis Bell is an up and coming powerlifter who specializes in the bench press. He trains at the vaunted Westside Barbell in Columbus, OH and boasts a 520lb raw bench and an incredible 750lbs equipped bench.

When not at Westside working, Travis is a strength and conditioning coach with many highschool and college level athletes out of his own facility. His passion is seeing athletes from all sports become bigger, stronger and faster. Travis' experience and knowledge as a powerlifter and strength coach has all been given to him by the time he has spent under Louie Simmons, who he continues to learn from all the time.