Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #731

general warmup (15 minutes) sandbag shouldering x 12/12 reps Bulgarian bag 360’s x 15/15 reps resistance bandito squat jumps x 10 reps inch worms x 50 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) thick rope rows set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) heavy thick rope rows x 3 reps x 8 set conditioning/accessory work (1Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #731”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #729

general warmup (15 minutes) 1 hand kettlebell swings x 20/20 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Zercher axle squats set up and light pracice strength (20 minutes) Zercher axle squats x 4 reps x 6 setsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #729”

back flips on the beach

My wife and I were at the beach Sunday afternoon (again). There are always a great variety of people there. Some are sun tanned others are lily white and on their way to serious sunburn. Some are fat, some are skinny, some are young and some are old. You get the picture. One thing mostContinue reading “back flips on the beach”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #728

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 20/20 reps lat pull downs x 10 reps seated chest press x 10 reps chimp walks x 100 feet 1 legged hops x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) 1 arm dumbbell bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) 1 armContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #728”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #724

general warmup (15 minutes) Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps medicine ball throw and chase x 10 reps sandbag shouldering x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone lifts set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) Atlas stone lifts x 2 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #724”

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) #716

general warmup (15 minutes) long cycles x 40 reps inch worms x 50 feet tin mans x 100 feet Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) lateral sled pulls set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) lateral sled pulls x 100 feet x 4 rounds conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted calf raisesContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #716”

Cave Strong-Hard Labor Day-training of the day (TOD) #715

general warmup (15 minutes) bear hug keg squats x 7 reps keg power press x 7 reps dumbbell star complex x 1 kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practice strength (5 supersets) one superset = bench press x 5 reps + barbell row x 5Continue reading “Cave Strong-Hard Labor Day-training of the day (TOD) #715”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #713

general warmup (15 minutes) sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps dumbbell hang power snatches x 8/8 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) rear sled pulls set up and light practice strength (5 rounds) one round = rear sled pull x 50 feetContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #713”