Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10

General warm up (10 minutes)bear crawls x 100 feetjumping jacks x 50 repstin mans x 100 feetkettlebell high pulls x 10/10 repsAdex arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Burgener drillssquat cleans set up and light practicesquat cleans test rest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes) sled push test x max.Continue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10”

STRENGTH IS A CHOICE

Every day you get to make that choice. You can choose to be weak or choose to be strong. Being weak takes no effort, but it has serious consequences down the line. As you sit on your butt all day, your body is falling apart. Here’s just a few ways that happens: “You burn fewerContinue reading “STRENGTH IS A CHOICE”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #602

general warm up (15 minutes) jumping jacks x 50 reps mountain climbers x 100 reps kettlebell cleans x 12/12 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) CrossCore recline rows set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) CrossCore recline rows x 5 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #602”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #601

general warm up (15 minutes) weight plate overhead carry x 100 feet sandbag shouldering x 12/12 reps Zercher sandbag squats x 15 reps resistance band baseball swings x 15/15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) muti-directional sled pulls set up and lightpractice strength (2 rounds) one round = pull 50 feet in each direction front,Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #601”

A STRONG GRIP IS ONLY PART OF THE SOLUTION

I am definitely a fan of grip training. Ever since I first found Jedd Johnson online I have been intrigued with grip training. However, having a strong grip alone won’t build the total strength of your forearms, wrists, and hands. One of the numerous ways to enhance your forearm and hand strength is extension work.Continue reading “A STRONG GRIP IS ONLY PART OF THE SOLUTION”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #600

Wow! Another milestone is being hit right now. This is our 600th TOD since we started counting. There many before that, but I have no idea how many. general warm up (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps Grinder Kord recline rows x 20 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #600”

HOW TO DO A GOOD WARM UP

It’s been said, “If you don’t have time to warm up, you don’t have time to train.” I agree because I have personally seen and felt what can happenĀ  if you don’t warm up or don’t warm up enough. Looking back at the tendon injuries I had in the past, I will always stree theContinue reading “HOW TO DO A GOOD WARM UP”

IF YOU HEAR “CLUNK” SOMEONE GOOFED

Many years ago I attended U.S. Army Air Assault School. One of the many things I learned there was how to rapell from a helicopter. One thing they stressed was bounding back away from the helicopter’s skid, which you stand on before rapelling. Sometimes you hear a clunk sound when a soldier didn’t execute hisContinue reading “IF YOU HEAR “CLUNK” SOMEONE GOOFED”

WHY YOU NEED TO DO ISOMETRICS

I have been blessed to attend of the Super Human Training Workshops taught by Bud Jeffries at Laurel Blackburn’s gym in Tallahassee, FL. Noah Jeffries demonstrated numerous exercises along side his Dad. There were a number of very credible presenters there like Logan Cristopher, Eric Guttmann, Dru Patrick, and Ryan J. Pitts. Some very coolContinue reading “WHY YOU NEED TO DO ISOMETRICS”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #599

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation push ups x 20 reps alternating leg lifts x 30 reps dumbbell hang power snatches x 10/10 reps barbarian squats x 15 reps crunches x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dead-stop bench press x 3 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #599”