Frequently Asked Questions
Train Like Legends is an online strength and conditioning program. The programming is designed by Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach Alex Diggory, then tested and fine tuned by Heather Mitts. The athlete receives daily programs to follow, alongside a series of in-depth, multi-angle instructional videos to accompany each exercise.
Our programming is most effective if athletes have access to proper equipment. If your local gym, high school, or even basement has the necessary equipment, and space it can be a great option. If you lack certain equipment we have designed substitutional exercises that only require bodyweight.
For those without access to necessary equipment, we have programmed alternative options that rely on only body weight. The body weight program is a great option for beginners, and also allows you to take your workouts anywhere.
While this program was designed to inspire the underserved young female athlete, the program is extremely beneficial to all young field athletes looking to grow their fitness. It can even be useful for active adults looking to stay in shape and prevent injury.
At the Bronze level, athletes have access to all the instructional videos and programming created and approved by Heather. They will also have access to the Facebook group where Heather will occasionally post and reply to comments.
As an athlete steps up to the Silver level, they gain access to a monthly live Zoom Q and A with Heather, as well as the opportunity to train with Heather live once a Quarter. This session can be in person near TLL headquarters (Newtown Square, PA) or virtually via zoom.
At the Gold level, athletes gain access to a private zoom with Heather once a year, where they discuss progress and skills acquisition, while creating unique goals together. The athlete's program will then be custom tailored around the goals that she sets with Heather to create a truly individual, world-level training regimen.
At the Bronze level, athletes have access to all the instructional videos and approved programming. They will also have access to the Facebook group where Heather will occasionally post and reply to comments. Downloadable nutrition guides to help keep an athlete's diet on track are also available at this level as well.
As an athlete steps up to the Silver level, they not only gain access to the programming and support group, but also daily feedback from a TLL strength and conditioning coach. In addition, this tier of membership provides monthly access to a live Zoom Q and A with Heather and the opportunity to train with Heather live once a quarter. This session can be in person near TLL headquarters (Newtown Square, PA) or virtually via zoom. Pending your insurance carrier, you may even be able to see a TLL Dietician free of charge for up to 10 sessions. This will help make sure you are fueling your body with the proper nutrition and setting yourself up for optimal performance.
Finally, the Gold level is for the advanced athlete looking to take it to the next level. This tier will have a unique opportunity to privately zoom with Heather once a year and set custom goals together. Your program will then be custom tailored around those goals to create a truly individual training regimen.
True Coach is an application that we use to deliver our programming, videos and feedback directly to your phone. The platform provides a great user experience and seamless interface to enable coach-to-athlete communication. Learn More
Our programs at Train Like Legends are designed to make the youth soccer player stronger, faster, and more explosive. With that approach we implement a lot of basic movement patterns within our strength and speed sessions.
These strength sessions are programmed so that athletes can learn how to move properly, listen to their body, and better utilize skills on the field. The strength sessions are also designed with the movements of a soccer player in mind everything from single leg movements to lateral movements are taken into account. We do a lot of movements that help strengthen the legs of the athletes to prevent soft tissue injuries i.e. ACL tears.
Our speed sessions are designed so that change of direction and speed are both addressed. Soccer has a lot of small quick movement followed by lengths of time in between. Out speed and conditioning sessions designed to mimic in game conditions as best we can.