“RIG YOUR EQUIPMENT FOR A JUMP, THIS IS NOT A DRILL!”

On this day in 1983 the Marine Corps barracks in Beirut, Lebanon was hit by suicide bomber with a van full of explosives. We lost 241 of our guys that day. I was serving as a Rapid Deployment Paratrooper at Fort Bragg, North Carolina when our Platoon Sergeant told us to get ready for aContinue reading ““RIG YOUR EQUIPMENT FOR A JUMP, THIS IS NOT A DRILL!””

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #605

general warm up (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 2 resistance band bandido squats x 15 reps resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps chimp walks x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dead-stop bench press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #605”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #604

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps resistance band archer pulls x 25/25 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps Power Wheel hand walk x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) frame carry set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) frame carry x 100 feet x 4 rounds conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #604”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #603

general warm up (15 minutes) 2 hand front swings x 50 reps pushups x 25 reps strict pull ups x 10 reps mountain climbers x 100 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) pullover press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) pullover press x 7 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (3 rounds) dumbbellContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #603”

WHERE DID ALL MY STRENGTH GO, I’M ONLY IN MY FORTIES?

A lot of guys probably wonder about that. I mean it seems like just yesterday I was 20 and strong and looked great. Well guys, the clock is running. While you were busy building your career, your body was going downhill due to neglect. Fast forward from 20 (right) to 40 (left) and you don’tContinue reading “WHERE DID ALL MY STRENGTH GO, I’M ONLY IN MY FORTIES?”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #1 & #2

General warm up (10 minutes)resistance band pull a parts x 100 repsSanddune power steps x 100 repsAdex club barbarian pull overs x 25 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)bench press testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)deadlift testsNote: no conditioning/accessory work during tests