Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

Kicking off Monday with a bang! general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps push ups x 25 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps bodyweight squats x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) Strongman medley set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) Strongman medley–one round is: log ground-to-overheadContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

“The frenzy of now”– Impatience prevents true progress

You see it every day, people getting all rude and crazy-acting over things they can’t control, the person driving too slow in front of them. No matter how close they tailgate the other driver, he is not going to go any faster. So what’s that got to do with training? Only everything! Somethings cannot beContinue reading ““The frenzy of now”– Impatience prevents true progress”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 20 & 21

Note: All testing is individualized working from each athlete’s training journal, in particular their last test scores**. If they have  hit the target number of reps on the last ten minute test, they progress to a 3RM test this time. When 3RM approach or exceed previous 1RM, then a new 1RM test is given. generalContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 20 & 21”

Just found a better way to stay hydrated when I train outdoors

The Right Stuff® electrolyte drink additiveStd – Retail 10-pouch box – Lemon-Lime I train outside as often as I can, even though I own a warehouse gym. There’s just something I love about being out in the fresh air and sunshine even when the heat index is well over 100 degrees. I now use “TheContinue reading “Just found a better way to stay hydrated when I train outdoors”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 19

Note: All testing is individualized working from each athlete’s training journal, in particular their last test scores**. If they have  hit the target number of reps on the last ten minute test, they progress to a 3RM test this time. When 3RM approach or exceed previous 1RM, then a new 1RM test is given. generalContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 19”

25lb Adex mace training

Each week I get an assignment from my Mace Coach, Rik Brown, this was part of my “homework”. I did 6 rounds, these were the last two.  

If your life depended on just a handful of exercises, what would you choose?

That would depend on if you had access to weights or not. If you do have weights, stick with the barbell. You can load a barbell heavier than dumbbells, kettlebells, etc. My choices would be (Kendrick Ferris, Jr.) squats deadlifts bench press press cleans If barbells are not available, use odd objects, for the basic liftsContinue reading “If your life depended on just a handful of exercises, what would you choose?”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 17 & 18

Note: All testing is individualized working from each athlete’s training journal, in particular their last test scores**. If they have  hit the target number of reps on the last ten minute test, they progress to a 3RM test this time. When 3RM approach or exceed previous 1RM, then a new 1RM test is given. generalContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 17 & 18”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 13 & 14

Note: All testing is individualized working from each athlete’s training journal, in particular their last test scores**. If they have  hit the target number of reps on the last ten minute test, they progress to a 3RM test this time. when 3RM approach or exceed previous 1RM, then a new 1RM test is given. generalContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests for July 13 & 14”