December 7, 2018

Strength Starts with Sleep

It’s not easy being a student-athlete. On one hand, you get turned into a meme; on the other, you face near-impossible standards in both your studies and your training, leading to burnout and exhaustion. Juggling demands from coaches, trainers and teachers—not to mention friends and family—can take you to the very end of your rope…

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November 9, 2018

4 Exercises + 1 Machine = Quick Full Body Workout

One of the best things about having a SelectEDGE Functional Trainer (1130) in your gym is that it’s an incredibly versatile piece of equipment, especially because it comes with seven different attachments. At the same time, such a versatile piece of equipment can be a little intimidating or confusing for new users, despite the placard…

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October 5, 2018

3 Ways to Save Time During Your Workout

Between work, family, and everything else you’re trying to balance, finding time for exercise isn’t always a priority. Whether the gym is part of your routine or you’re looking for more ways to squeeze it in, there are still lots of ways to maximize your workout. Get the most out of your new routine with…

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August 23, 2018

The Simplicity Of Training With The Legend Power Rack and Barbell

A Complete Routine Within 13½ Square Feet Of Space By Dr. Ken Leistner As a former high school coach who depended upon the basics for our offense, defense, and what was one of the first organized strength training programs in our area, I am often nonplussed, invoking the “real” or original meaning of the word…

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July 16, 2018

Dr. Ken Puts Social Media Commenters In Their Place

In response to a SportsCenter tweet last week that featured Bo Scarbrough squatting his way back to form post-surgery (with the aid of … ahem, a Legend Pro Half Cage, no less), Dr. Ken would like all the commenters throwing shade at his efforts to please remove their craniums from their rectums. We sought his…

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June 15, 2018

Bodybuilding Or “Just Building Muscle”, Part Two

By Dr. Ken Leistner If there is one question that becomes obvious after reading Bodybuilding Or “Just Building Muscle”, Part One, it could be “Are there exercises that are not ‘football exercises’ that should be avoided in the weight room?” To those of us who have been around for a very long period of time…

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May 15, 2018

Bodybuilding Or “Just Building Muscle”, Part One

By Dr. Ken Leistner Any reader of the Legend Fitness site is obviously interested in strength training. The opportunity to gather useful and applicable training information or perusal of the great equipment offerings give more than enough reasons to “tune in” when e mail notifications are sent. Thus almost by definition, any of our readers…

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April 13, 2018

Is Strength Training Speed Training?

By Dr. Ken Leistner Through many decades of involvement with strength training and plain “just lifting weights” I have maintained an outlook that can be described as basic, uncluttered, and direct. In part, this reflects my personality, both positive and negative. I am very much the same fourteen year old that my football and track…

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March 16, 2018

Who is Dr. Ken Leistner?

Dr. Ken Leistner is simply known to many as “Dr. Ken.” Not only is he a chiropractor (that’s where the “doctor” thing comes into play), but he is also a renowned expert in strength training, athleticism, gym ownership, and all-around awesomeness. We’re lucky enough to call him a friend. He’s written some excellent articles for us,…

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