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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #605

general warm up (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 2 resistance band bandido squats x 15 reps resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps chimp walks x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dead-stop bench press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #605”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #604

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps resistance band archer pulls x 25/25 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps Power Wheel hand walk x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) frame carry set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) frame carry x 100 feet x 4 rounds conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #604”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #602

general warm up (15 minutes) jumping jacks x 50 reps mountain climbers x 100 reps kettlebell cleans x 12/12 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) CrossCore recline rows set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) CrossCore recline rows x 5 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #602”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #601

general warm up (15 minutes) weight plate overhead carry x 100 feet sandbag shouldering x 12/12 reps Zercher sandbag squats x 15 reps resistance band baseball swings x 15/15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) muti-directional sled pulls set up and lightpractice strength (2 rounds) one round = pull 50 feet in each direction front,Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #601”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #600

Wow! Another milestone is being hit right now. This is our 600th TOD since we started counting. There many before that, but I have no idea how many. general warm up (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps Grinder Kord recline rows x 20 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #600”

HOW TO DO A GOOD WARM UP

It’s been said, “If you don’t have time to warm up, you don’t have time to train.” I agree because I have personally seen and felt what can happenĀ  if you don’t warm up or don’t warm up enough. Looking back at the tendon injuries I had in the past, I will always stree theContinue reading “HOW TO DO A GOOD WARM UP”

IF YOU HEAR “CLUNK” SOMEONE GOOFED

Many years ago I attended U.S. Army Air Assault School. One of the many things I learned there was how to rapell from a helicopter. One thing they stressed was bounding back away from the helicopter’s skid, which you stand on before rapelling. Sometimes you hear a clunk sound when a soldier didn’t execute hisContinue reading “IF YOU HEAR “CLUNK” SOMEONE GOOFED”

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) #598

general warm up (15 minutes) push ups x 20 reps pull a parts x 75 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps Sanddune jumps x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) isometric pulls set up and light practice strength (5 sets) max. effort isometric pulls x 3 reps conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) sandbag goodContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #598”