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Old-Time Strongmen Seminar Part 1

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Where do I begin? How about a brief synopsis. I was in Houston to learn from one of the strongest men in the world, Dennis Rogers. Even among the students there we had some very strong guys. Like ‘The Human Vise’ Pat Povilaitis, Mike ‘The Machine’ Bruce, and Chris ‘As …

Dennis Rogers' Strongman Seminar

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Just flew into Texas. Here to learn from one of the strongest men in world. Dennis Rogers is putting on a seminar to teach the art and business of strongman. He is labeled as pound-for-pound the strongest man in the world at the feats he performs. Having seen videos of …

Double Progressive Training

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People like to make things more complicated than they have to be, especially when it comes to training. I can understand calculating percentages and cycles and whatnot for the competitive athletes at the very top, but what about for the rest of us? In my opinion none of that’s necessary. …

A Talk with John Brookfield

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Was on the phone with John Brookfield yesterday. We had an extremely interesting and enlightening conversation. If you don’t know who John Brookfield is let me fill you in. He’s strong. Really strong. And not just in his grip (though he’s written not THE but THE TWO books on hand …

The Mighty Atom

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Here’s a question about one of the strongest men who ever lived. Hello, I was wondering what all you know about the Mighty Atom?  Is there any videos of him? Please let me know. Thank You! Lee Most of what I know about the Mighty Atom I learned from his …

My First Experience with Z-Health

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“Thoracic rotations?!?” I thought I was doing it, but all I was really doing was moving my shoulders around. Nope, my mid-back was stiff and immovable. Try with all my might I couldn’t seem to get the movement down. I had heard of this kind of training before. They called …

What is Functional Strength? Part 4

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The final answer to What is Functional Strength?Yeah right. But hopefully this article will clear up what it is and what it means to your training. I want to extend a thanks to all of you who wrote in with your thoughts on the topic. I can guarantee you that …

What is Functional Strength?

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Ask and you shall receive. Eric Spence sent in this excellent question. “Logan ,with such an emphasis upon bodyweight and kettlebell lifting. I am an ex-college football player. I remember seeing some big ,powerful, fast, flexible athletes. This was at a time in which kettlebell/bodyweight training was not the norm. …

Ask Your Training Questions.

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What would you like to hear about? Head on over to https://www.legendarystrength.com/question.html and ask away.If you ask a question I’ll do my best to answer it whether its on bodyweight exercise, kettlebells, feats of strength, how I train, conditioning, nutrition, or any specific exercises. Let me know what YOU want …

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More on Odd Object Lifting

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  Big Red was an anchor weight. Instead of letting it sit unused my brother got a hold of it and we started using it to lift. We decided to paint it one day to cover the rust and give it a bit of personality (hence the name). It’s roughly …

Odd Object Lifting

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Been re-reading the strength training classic Dinosaur Training. If you don’t have the book, get your hands on it. Plus Brooks Kubik, has a new website. One of the things I’ve added into my training is the lifting of a heavy odd object. I’ve got a unique tool named Big …

How to Hold a Handstand

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A few things to cover today. First a questions from Brian. “my handstand stays in air for less than 3 seconds. at times i do better and most times i do worse. i tried the wall to gain back strength but i never seem to get better. Its been 3 …