Westside Barbell Podcast #50 - Jim Seizter, The First Member

Jim Seitzer has an elite total of 1824.3 and is a former Mr. USA. Jim was a founding member of Westside Barbell, training under Louie back in the Basement Days through various inceptions of Westside. He is also the Founder of Bandbell (https://www.bandbell.com/), a company that specializes in O.K.E. training equipment such as the Earthquake and Rhinoflex series of bars


 


Topics covered include:


 


- Meeting Louie Simmons


- The Original Crew and training in the 70's


- Jim's bodybuilding career and the importance power-building played


 


00:10 - Intro


00:30 - Starting as gymnast/Discovering weight training


04:40 - Meeting Louie Simmons/The Original Crew


11:15 - Louie's Early training and developing his system


17:40 - Developing the Reverse Hyper


23:45 - When Louie broke his back


25:40 - The Board/Louie's Coaching/Crew Mentality


32:00 - Generations of Westside/Louie at Westside


39:57 - Louie's Favorite Hobby/Training with Louie


46:00 - Ohio Strong


49:00 - Jim's Bodybuilding Career/Powerlifting Career


58:00 - Louie Stories


01:08:00 - Jim on Louie


01:10:30 - Outro


 


 


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