Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #570

general warm up (15 minutes) diagonal resistance band pull a parts x 30/30 reps resistance band baseball swings x 25/25 reps goblet squats x 20 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) dumbbell Ahrens press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dumbbell Ahrens press x 7 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #570”

Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests 1 & 2

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation push ups x 25 reps hollow rocks x 20 reps rear bear crawls x 100 feet resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press set up and light practice bench press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) deadlift setContinue reading “Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests 1 & 2”

GREAT COMEBACK AFTER AN INJURY

This guy didn’t get hurt at the Cave, I think he did it at work or at home. Anyway, he missed aout two months of training. During our Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests all his scores were lower than before his injury, which is to be expected. However, when he went for his maxContinue reading “GREAT COMEBACK AFTER AN INJURY”

MACE FEST 2019 AND NOW 2020

What a great time we had last summer at Mace Fest! Two days of learning feasting, & fun. Some really cool people traveled from several states and Puerto Rico and joined in the fun. Come be part of the fun this weekend, get your tickets here

TIPS FOR WORKING OUT IF YOU ARE OVER 40 AND HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

First, get cleared by your doctor to exercise. Don’t blow this off, you are not invincible. Here’s a few things I learned after some genetic heart and blood pressure problems arose and I ended up in the Emergency Room. I had been in excellent health for decades then everything changed over night. I was onlyContinue reading “TIPS FOR WORKING OUT IF YOU ARE OVER 40 AND HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE”

HOW TO START OVER AFTER 40?

It’s great when you finally wake up and realize that something needs to be done about the shape you are in. Some people never do, so congratulations! Many people think that being healthy is their default condition or the something they are entitled to no matter how lousy their lifestyle habits are. Big mistake! NothingContinue reading “HOW TO START OVER AFTER 40?”