I've been training using Westside Principles for about 4 months now. Before getting hooked on Powerlifting this January, I was your typical "curls for the girls, no squatting/deadlifting, chest 3x's a week" kind of guy. I've worked out since high school, but never with anykind of serious consistancy.
Anyway, my first meet was an APF/AAPF meet this past June. I competed RAW at a bodyweight of 214lbs, I'm 23 years old and 5'11" btw, here were my numbers:
Squat: 364lbs (narrow stance olympic style)
Bench: 275.6bs (Just missed 314lbs, competed with close-grip as I was nursing a pec strain)
Deadlift: 501lbs (sumo)
Since implementing Westside/Conjugate Periodization, I've been pleased with my progress so far. My current best gym lifts are:
Squat: 415lbs (raw wide stance)
Bench: 325lbs (index fingers on smooth, still have nagging pec issues)
Deadlift: 520lbs (sumo)
I tailored the basic Westside template to fit my needs and so far so good. It looks something like this.
Day 1: ME Squat/DL
Day 2: ME Bench
Day 3: Upper back/DL Assistance
Day 4: DE Squat
Day 5: DE Bench
I have a push/pull meet coming up October 18th, so I'll just post my training from this past Monday on. Next week I'll only be doing light recovery/assistance stuff in prep for the meet Saturday.
Last edited by Pete22; 11-03-2008 at 09:14 AM.