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Westside Barbell is famous for its record-breaking powerlifters, especially benching champions. This blog post dives into the training methods of their top bencher crew, including 700+ lb lifters like Mike Wolf (830 lb), George Halbert (683 lb), and Fred Boldt (628 lb).

Maximal strength. It’s the foundation upon which all other forms of strength are built. In the realm of fitness, it’s often the forgotten hero, overshadowed by flashier concepts like muscular endurance and power. But what many may not realize is that maximal strength plays a crucial role in various aspects of your fitness journey.