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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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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February 15, 2018

Best Training Methods for New Athletic Programs

Starting a new athletic program from the ground up is definitely a challenging process. Knowing how to effectively and efficiently train your players is a key step in rebuilding your program into a powerhouse team. Lyle Henley, the Director of Sports Performance at The University of Alabama at Birmingham, is someone who has not only…

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August 9, 2017

6 Best Exercises for High School Football Players

Summer is winding down, which means one thing: football season is almost here. In just a few weeks, high school teams will be battling it out on the gridiron. Until then, training camps and conditioning regimens are in full swing to get teams prepped for championship seasons. For individual players, maintaining preseason conditioning throughout the…

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May 10, 2017

The Sissy Squat is Not for Sissies

The “sissy squat” has one of the most misleading names in the workout world. It sounds like it’s a wimpy version of a squat, but it actually comes from shortening “Sisyphus”. Without going too deep into Greek mythology, Sisyphus was punished by Zeus and forced to push a boulder up a steep hill, only to…

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April 24, 2017

FIBO Event Recap

FIBO is the biggest fitness convention in the world. This year, it was held in Cologne, Germany on April 8 and 9. There was over 200,00 people in attendance! People come from all over the world to attend. Everyone from equipment manufacturers, dealers and leading industry speakers were there. Legend Fitness had a booth at…

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January 24, 2017

AFCA Convention 2017

Legend Fitness attended and participated in the 2017 AFCA Convention from January 8-11 in Nashville, TN. The American Football Coaches Association is the only national organization solely dedicated to improving football coaches through ongoing education, interaction and networking. This convention is its flagship event that more than 6,000 coaches attend. Our 30’ by 30’ booth…

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