Falcon Athletic Center Weight Room

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    The Falcon Athletic Center (FAC) weight room opened in January, 2003 and is located in the Falcon Athletic Center. The FAC weight room is 23,000 square feet. It is considered to be one of the finest strength and conditioning facilities in the country.

    Among the features of the FAC weight room is:

    • 4-lane 65-yard track with built in over speed ramp
    • 48 multi-station platforms where the Olympic lifts, squats, bench and incline press can be performed
    • 48 specially built dumbbell platforms where all dumbbell training is performed
    • Multiple sets of dumbbells in 2.5 lb. increments from 5 lbs. to 170 lbs
    • 15 Keiser squat machines with the capability to measure and display power output
    • Additional traditional equipment includes:
    • 1 leg press
    • 1 multi-hip
    • 1 Smith machine
    • 2 leg extensions
    • 15 standing leg curls
    • 15 glute ham benches
    • 15 decline benches
    Additional supplemental equipment includes:
    • 10 110 lb. water filled logs (with additional weight capability)
    • Kegs ranging from 30 lbs to 260 lbs
    • 4 tractor tires with weight storage so resistance is adjustable
    • Water filled dumbbells from 60 lbs. to 170 lbs.
    • 24 sandbags from 75 - 200 lbs

    Varsity Weight Room

    The Falcon Athletic Center weight room compliments the varsity weight room, which opened in the spring of 1993. The varsity weight room is over 12,000 sq ft in size and is located in the cadet gymnasium.

    Among the features of the varsity weight room is:

    • 4-lane 40-yard track down the center of the room
    • 12 Olympic lifting platforms
    • 12 squat racks
    • 10 flat bench and 10 incline stations
    • 3 sets of dumbbells from 5-170 lbs.
    • Additional traditional equipment includes:
    • 1 leg press
    • 1 multi-hip
    • 1 Smith machine
    • 2 leg extensions
    • 6 leg curls
    • 6 lat pull/seated row combinations
    • 6 back extension/glute ham machines
    • Various free standing flat, incline, and decline benches
    Additional supplemental equipment includes:
    • 4 110 lb. water filled logs (with additional weight capability)
    • Kegs ranging from 30 lbs to 240 lbs
    • 3 tractor tires with weight storage so resistance is adjustable
    While the varsity weight room may not be the newest strength and conditioning facility on base it is still one of the outstanding facilities in the Mountain West Conference and the nation. The goal is to continue to upgrade and improve this facility to maintain that status.

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