Cave Strong-Black & Blue Friday (TOD) #616

general warmup (15 minutes) barbarian knee walkups x 15 reps battering rams x 15/15 reps clock pushups x once around the clock dumbbell push press x 10/10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) stone carry & log lift set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round=stone carry x 100 feet + log overhead liftContinue reading “Cave Strong-Black & Blue Friday (TOD) #616”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #615

general warmup (15 minutes) rear bear crawls x 100 feet Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps long cycles x 35 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) bench press x 7 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) dumbbell pullovers x10Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #615”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #612

general warmup (15 minutes) bear crawls x 100 feet windshield wipers x 20 reps alternating split squats x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practice strength (5 super sets) 1 super set = push ups x 10 reps + recline rows x 10 reps conditioning/accessorywork (1 round) squats x 20 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #612”

Are gyms being shut down again?

Nobody saw it coming the first time. The shutdown order went into effect really fast. Since we had dedicated people and the right kind of equipment we moved outdoors and kept on training. We only missed one class during the entire shutdown and that was due to rain. I laid out our strategy and thankContinue reading “Are gyms being shut down again?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #606

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps weight plate orbits x 20 reps weight plate strict front raises x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) wheel barrow push + Strongman axle deadlift set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = heavyContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #606”

RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE

“IF YOU WON’T TAKE A CHANCE ON YOURSELF, WHY SHOULD ANYONE ELSE TAKE A CHANCE ON YOU?”–AUTHOR UNKNOWN Many people settle for a very humdrum routine life. Pretty much nothing changes until their health fails and they die with no adventures under their belts. Others live at the edge, where danger awaits. They refuse toContinue reading “RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #596

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 25/25 reps resistance band “palms up” pull a parts x 25 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps chimp walks x 100 feet Sanddune squats x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press/barbell rows set up and light practice strength (4Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #596”

FORGET LABOR DAY, MONDAY IS “HARD LABOR” DAY AT THE CAVE

While many people are laying around slurping down beer and stuffing themselves on junk food, the crew at the Cave will not be. Instead, we will be building “real world” strength through hard physical training. A judge can pass down a hard labor sentence on a person convicted of a crime as part of hisContinue reading “FORGET LABOR DAY, MONDAY IS “HARD LABOR” DAY AT THE CAVE”

WORKING THROUGH YOUR FAILURES BRINGS SUCCESS

I don’t like to fail at anything, yet I have failed at many things over my lifetime. Yet those failures to be the best learning situations I have encountered along the way. When I went to Jump Master School at Fort Bragg, NC many years ago I found out just how demanding it was andContinue reading “WORKING THROUGH YOUR FAILURES BRINGS SUCCESS”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #595

general warm up (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 20 reps alternating kettlebell swings x 30 reps jumping jacks x 40 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) front sled pulls set up and light practice strength (3 rounds) front sled pulls x 200 feet conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) BulgarianContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #595”