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”

Cave Strong-training of the day-hybrid cardio (TOD) #593

general warm up (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps resistance band good mornings x 15 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) set up and light practice cardio (16 Tabata intervals) 4 Tabata intervals each of mountain climbers flutter kicks jumpingContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-hybrid cardio (TOD) #593”

Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #588

general warm up (15 minutes) mountain climbers x 50 reps leg scissors x 25 reps Sanddune jumps x 12 reps Sanddune push ups x 12 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) front sled pulls set up and light practice strength (5 rounds) front sled pulls x 100 feet conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) 45 to 90Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #588”

Cave Strong-training of the day-hybrid cardio (TOD) #587

general warm up (15 minutes) clock push ups x once around the clock windshield wipers x 20 reps leg scissors x 30 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) circuit set up and practice cardio (3 rounds) one round = jumping jacks x 30 reps + bear crawls x 50 feet + hanging knee raises xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-hybrid cardio (TOD) #587”

Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) hybrid cardio #585

general warm up (15 minutes) specific warm up (5 minutes) Tabata intervals set up and practice cardio (16 Tabata intervals) one Tabata interval = max reps x 20 seconds + rest x 10 seconds kettlebell swings x 4 intervals sledge hammer strikes x 4 intervals push ups x 4 intervals Grinder Kord recline rows xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) hybrid cardio #585”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #574

general warm up (15 minutes) mountain climbers x 50 reps flutter kicks x 100 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps sit ups x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) high/low sled sprints set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) high/low sled sprints x 100 feet conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) heavy swings x 10Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #574”