Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #631

general warmup (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 1 dumbbell hang power snatches x 5/5 reps double dumbbell squat cleans x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) incline dumbbell bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) incline dumbbell bench press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (3 rounds) double dumbbellContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #631”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #3 & #4

General warm up (10 minutes)Americanas x 50 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repswindshield wipers x 20 repsjumping jacks x 50 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Adex club long cycle testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)pull up test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8

General warm up (10 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps 1 hand halos x 15/15 reps Adex club mills x 20 reps Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) push press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes)  specific warm up (5 minutes) mace 300’s test Adex mace testContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8”

WHAT IS “FAT PANIC”?

Fat panic is a semi- annual phenomon. It occurs twice each year, one is at New Years and the other one is right before bathing suit season (summer). People freak out when they realize how much weight they have gained and their clothes don’t fit any more. Some rationalize it with, “My clothes must haveContinue reading “WHAT IS “FAT PANIC”?”

#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 125 reps Neuro Grip pushups x 10 reps keg squats x 10 reps alternating sandbag shouldering x 20 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps (note: put a 45 lb bumper plate over the band) specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practiceContinue reading “#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD”

Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests #5 & #6

General warm up (10 minutes)Sanddune power steps x 50 repsAdex club inside mills x 15/15 repsAdex club outside mills x 15/15 repsdislocates x 10 repsSanddune split squats x 10/10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)back squat testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)dips test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

WILL YOU JUMP INTO 2021 OR DRAG LAST YEAR’S BAGGAGE THERE INSTEAD?

How will you start 2021? If you have commited to consistent positve change over the months and will stick to it you, can leap right into it. However, if you are hooked on your old baggage. You wont be leaping anywhere. Though most people won’t admit it, they have created most of their own problemsContinue reading “WILL YOU JUMP INTO 2021 OR DRAG LAST YEAR’S BAGGAGE THERE INSTEAD?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #629

general warmup (15 minutes) Americanas x 40 reps BTN stretch x 60 seconds x 1/1/1/1 Sanddune squats x 15 reps lateral lunge 360’s x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sandbag getups light practice strength (20 minutes) sandbag getups x 2/2 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (1 round) sandbag BTN push press x 8Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #629”

EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?

I was talking with one of my more dedicated athletes this morning about the way people look at working out, aging, and attitudes they have. Since I first started training people over 50 years I have seen a few things that never seem to change. The same patterns are repeated over and over again, onlyContinue reading “EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?”