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 …

How to Bend Nails

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Yet another article is up on the site. This one delves into the feat of strength known as nail bending. Even if you’re not interested in bending nails for the sake of bending nails, you might want to try it out for the strength you’ll build in your hands, wrists, …

Exercise Technique

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There is a lot more to getting strong then just hard work. I don’t want to downplay hard work though. Too many people think they are working hard when they are barely pushing themselves. Are you guilty of this? I have been in the past, for sure. But today I …

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Destructive Training Habits

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No I’m not talking about spending 4 hours in the gym that wear you down instead of building you up. That kind of stuff will be talked about some other time. What I am talking about is a certain kind of strength training. The kind that leaves behind a pile …