I want to start it monday. Has anyone tried this with good results in strength and size?
Thousands on t-mag.com have used it with success, its a great program. Good luck!
I don't know about thousands, but it's a pretty popular Westside variant.
I've tried a 3x/week WS split before and the problem that I had was that I needed more frequent work for my BP/Upper Back work than I did for my SQ/DL work. I think having a "repetition method" day for the third session makes a lot of sense for that reason.
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I use it to a degree, I cycle my main exercises by month and my accessories every fortnight, and supports I alternate by week.
Powerlifting is about getting your body to recruit more muscle fibres, no mainly packing on size. Size will come from your diet.
What's the difference between accessories and supports? I've only ever done accessory work. By which I mean stuff like bb curls, skulls, pushdowns, hammers. What would be support lifts?Originally Posted by Risk10k
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What is Westside for skinny bastards?
6'1 - 195
Crossfit Total: Press: 135 - Squat: 315 - Deadlift: 365
Competition Lifts: Clean: 205 - Bench: 205
I too would like to know.Originally Posted by capn crunch
Max Lifts:------------------ Goals
Bench Press: 215lbs------- 250lbs
Squat:300lbs------------ 300 lbs
Deadlift: 335------------ 350 lbs
Total: 850lbs ---------- 900 lbs
You know what's even better for skinny bastards?
"To make a big training like Dimas, you can not be a pussy." - Christos Iakovou
prepare yourself, because it's a big training
Turnin nothin into somethin, is God work
And you get nothin without struggle and hard work
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So food + westside = westside for skinny bastards? Damn had it wrong all the time
Ive talked to ppl on diff boards and they said its the best program for stength and size gains. If u follow it as outlined u cant fail. i cant wait to get started monday.
The difference between westide training and westide for skinny bastards are wsfsb has repetition days mainly for hypertophy. In regular westide they have dynamic lifting days mainly for explosivness and not size gains.Originally Posted by xMeat_Headx
Dynamic Lifts. Box sqauts, close grips, wide grips, stances, bands, chains.Originally Posted by BG5150
To be honest I think the dynamic days combined with the max effort days provide an enormous hypertrophy stimulus... not much else is needed. Ah well it'll work either way.
Originally Posted by Sensei
Could be millions. I use my own skinny bastard westsidian variant, and it seems to work well.
i started my first workout today of westide for skinny bastards. Wow what a feeling. Best feeling ive ever felt since i started lifting. I have always used HIT 1 set training. Let me tell u this westide traing is way better and i know i will get great results. I think ppl should try this program i loev ti soo farr.