#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 125 reps Neuro Grip pushups x 10 reps keg squats x 10 reps alternating sandbag shouldering x 20 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps (note: put a 45 lb bumper plate over the band) specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practiceContinue reading “#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD”

WHO NEEDS BLACK FRIDAY? WE HAVE A BIG SALE ON OUR CERTIFICATION NOW!

We have had a great sale going on for a couple of weeks already in case you missed it. You can save $75 on any of our four upcoming Mace FitĀ® Instructor Certifications right now! For your convenience we have them in New Jersey, North Carolina, Miami FL, and Sarasota FL and they are allContinue reading “WHO NEEDS BLACK FRIDAY? WE HAVE A BIG SALE ON OUR CERTIFICATION NOW!”

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) #607

general warmup (15 minutes) barbarian split squats x 10/10 reps resistance band pause face pulls x 20 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps Sanddune pushups x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) neutral grip bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) neutral grip bench press x 8 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #607”

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”

TIPS FOR WORKING OUT IF YOU ARE OVER 40 AND HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE

First, get cleared by your doctor to exercise. Don’t blow this off, you are not invincible. Here’s a few things I learned after some genetic heart and blood pressure problems arose and I ended up in the Emergency Room. I had been in excellent health for decades then everything changed over night. I was onlyContinue reading “TIPS FOR WORKING OUT IF YOU ARE OVER 40 AND HAVE HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE”

Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests 3 & 4

general warm up (15 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps Sanddunepush ups x 15 reps windshield wipers x 20 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) long cycles test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) pull up test

Masters get the work done!

View this post on Instagram Masters age athletes can put a lot of younger people to shame when it comes to staying fit. This gal is 60 years young and is Fit and strong. She has been training with me for about 5 years. When we rolled out Mace Fit in January 2016 she jumpedContinue reading “Masters get the work done!”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #562

general warm up (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 1 recline rope climbs x 5 kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps traveling broad jumps x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) Cave Strong medley set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled push x 50 feet + frameContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #562”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #559

general warm up (15 minutes) rear bear crawls x 50 feet inch worms x 50 feet uppercut front lunges x 10/10 reps strict pull ups x 5 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) sled push/sledge hammer strikes set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round=heavy sled push x 50 feet + sledge hammerContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #559”