The Dogma of Single Joint Accessories

Written by: Kevin Cann I just finished up reading “The Forgotten Secrets of Westside Culver City.”  This was a really fun read.  It was mainly a collection of magazine articles that told the story of some of the pioneers of the sport.  These pioneers were actually a major influence on Louie Simmons, who named his gym after this … Continue reading The Dogma of Single Joint Accessories

Managing Fatigue in Powerlifting

  Written by: Kevin Cann     As a coach one of our biggest jobs is managing fatigue with lifters.  Fatigue seems to have this very negative perception with lifters and coaches.  Fatigue is not necessarily a bad thing.  We actually probably need it to get stronger.   Powerlifting is a very unique sport in … Continue reading Managing Fatigue in Powerlifting

How We Differ from Westside: In Fact We are Quite Different

  Written by: Kevin Cann   I got this idea for an article in a conversation with a lifter that trains out of Westside.  I think people confuse what we do with Westside because we use variation and take heavy singles.  Beyond that, there are not a ton of similarities.   With that said, I … Continue reading How We Differ from Westside: In Fact We are Quite Different

Few Words on Volume

Written by: Kevin Cann   I was reading a thread that was about me on the internet yesterday and this topic was mentioned. Surprisingly, the thread was overwhelmingly positive in regard to the information about the way in which PPS does things.  This was a nice change of pace from the usual negativity.   One of … Continue reading Few Words on Volume