Westside Barbell

Westside Barbell – a private "Invitation Only" elite training facility in Columbus, Ohio – was created by world-renowned power lifter Louie Simmons. Louie's training methodology is backed up by his athlete's results. Currently his gym holds 5 of the top 10 powerlifting totals of all time, the greatest squat and bench co-efficiently of all time and the strongest male and female powerlifter of all time. He has trained 36 men who have benched over 700 pounds, 10 over 800, and 2 over 900 pounds and one over 1000lbs. In addition, Louie has 19 athletes who have squatted over 1000 pounds, 6 over 1100 and 2 over 1200. Westside Barbell is also home to an incredible online store complete with books, DVDs, clothing, conditioning equipment, and much more.