This series of educational program features the tools Legacy uses in working with the pro athletes for whom we consult. With this development series, Legacy brings these tools to you & your staff.

Topics for Legacy’s Professional Development Series include the following:

ELDOA – postural exercises (LOADS) that you can do yourself with the primary goal being to increase the space within a chosen articulation. As the ELDOA “create” space, there is an improvement in joint mechanics, increased blood flow, reduced pressure on the discs, a reduction of pain, spinal disc rehydration, better muscle tone, improved posture, and a sense of well being and awareness.

In this program we will discuss what ELDOA is and how to apply it to athletes as well as athletes with back pain.

Myofascial Stretching – For a long time now, we believed we knew how to stretch muscles.  However, how do we stretch a muscle when it is sheathed in a leather casing?  Stretching a muscle is only effective once the “skin” that covers it is no longer dry and retracted.  Myofascial stretching respects the anatomy of the muscles, their aponeurosis as well as their own function.  At this point, the analytical study of the fascial chains allows for an incredibly effective stretch position.

With Myofascial Stretching, the goal is not to gain flexibility of a muscle, but to improve the quality of the movement of the tissues in relation to one another.

How to Organize a Group Training Session – In this course we will be discussing how to organize all of the elements of a group exercise session and how to plan the session to meet the needs and goals of your athletes.

Osteo-Articular Pumping of the Lower Limb – With inflammation before we thought the best way to address it and all its repercussions was RICE or Cryotherapy. Now we know there are better strategies. Osteo-articular pumping is one of the modalities used to address inflammation.

How Legacy Trains Elite Athletes – We will be going over in depth how we at Legacy train the elite athletes that come through our doors. An important part of this discussion will be training methods and goals at different stages in an athletes career. This includes working with young athletes (under 25), and training athletes after retirement.

The difference between Sport Training and Wellness – For elite athletes, the goal is to WIN! There is a difference between sport training and wellness. Elite athletes accept and understand that training for competition can damage the body and should not be confused with wellness training. The variables in program design and high-performance training, sport therapy, and the expectations are completely different.

Conditions and Injuries –

Inflammation –

Nutrition and Lifestyle – Nutrition and lifestyle are hugely important factors when considering an athletes performance and career longevity. In this module we will discuss diet, hydration, and creating a home program.

Integrating Your Team –

Legacy welcomes groups to our School or will travel to your location.

Contact Legacy Sport & Wellness Center for more information:  214-377-9115