Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #722

general warmup (15 minutes) barbarian walking lunges x 100 feet inch worms x 50 feet Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps dumbbell pull overs x 12 reps alternating leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) recline bar rows/bench dips set up and practice strength (6 supersets) one superset = recline bar rowsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #722”

how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads

I love doing sled work! I mean, who doesn’t? We do all kinds of sled pulls and pushes at the Cave. Don’t let the title fool you. We do very heavy sled work, but there are other ways to get strong with sleds. I got some great insights about sleds studying of one Louie Simmons’Continue reading “how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #721

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell walking swings x 100 feet traveling broad jumps x 100 feet kettlebell seated twists x 20 reps strict pullups x 8 reps dislocates x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) back squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) back squats x 4 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #721”

Yup, we’re going back to the Tampa Bay Strongman Classic

If you’ve never been to a live Strongman competition, you are missing out! We are blessed and psyched to help sponsor this great local event again. Every year we ge to meet some of the strongest and most fit people around, plus we get to watch all the grueling events up close. Many people stopContinue reading “Yup, we’re going back to the Tampa Bay Strongman Classic”

dogma, boredom, & one dimensional thinking

One dimensional thinking is basically dogma. It means “this is how we’ve always done it.” This is true in training and in life. Getting in a rut is never helpful. Gen. James “Mad Dog” Mattis said, “Dogma is the last refuge of the unimginative.” Sometimes you just feel it in your gut that there hasContinue reading “dogma, boredom, & one dimensional thinking”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #720

general warmup (15 minutes) flutter kicks x 150 reps clock pushups x twice around the clock barbarian knee walkups x 20 reps Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) push press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) push presses x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted calfContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #720”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #719

general warmup (15 minutes) 1 hand farmer walk x 200 feet inch worms x 50 feet chimp walks x 50 feet 1 legged hops x 100 feet 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up supersets & practice strength (7 supersets) 1 superset = strict pullups x 3Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #719”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #718

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 120 reps medicine ball chest pass x 10 reps strict pullups x 7 reps double kettlebell rack squats x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practice strength (3 rounds) one round=triple tire flip & rear drag x 1 rep + floorContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #718”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #717

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps floor press x 12 reps supine helicopters x 15/15 reps double club front raise lunges x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) frame carry set up and light practice strength (5 rounds) heavy frame carry x 50 feet conditioning/accessory work (1 round) standingContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #717”