could you hang on by just your fingers?

Crazy title, huh? That’s okay, I guess a little craziness is in order today. The reason I ask that question is I had a military training situation where I had to do just that. I was at U.S. Army Sapper School and we were going through Technical Rock Climbing. One part involved climbing up aContinue reading “could you hang on by just your fingers?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #769

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell goblet squats x 15 reps alternating kettlebell swings x 30 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 10 reps Sanddune split squats x 10/10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) lateral keg loading set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) lateral keg loading x 8/8 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #769”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #732

general warmup (15 minutes) tin mans x 100 feet 1 legged hops x 100 feet hi/lo sled push x 100 feet sanddune plyo pushups x 10 reps dumbbell push press x 7/7 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) find a weight you can do 10 reps with then bench press cluster set light practice strength (7Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #732”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #730

general warmup (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 25 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 25 reps grave digger rear lunges x 10/10 reps pause supermans x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) weighted pullups/lat pull downs set up and light practice strength (7 rounds) one round = weighted pullups or lat pull downsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #730”

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”

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) #727

general warmup (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 1 weighted situps x 10 reps strict pullups x 8 reps mad monkey jumps x 100 feet isometric neutral grip pull x max effort x 3 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sled push/frame carry set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled pushContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #727”

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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #720

general warmup (15 minutes) flutter kicks x 150 reps clock pushups x twice around the clock barbarian knee walkups x 20 reps Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) push press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) push presses x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted calfContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #720”

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”