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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #550

general warm up (15 minutes) chimp walks x 100 feet sledge hammer strikes x 15/15 reps alternating sandbag shouldering x 20 reps clock push ups x one around the clock specific warm up (5 minutes) Strongman combo set up and light  practice strength (4 rounds) one round = log “G to O.H.” x 5 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #550”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #542

general warm up (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps Sanddune split squats x  12/12 reps Bulgarian bag snatches x 10 reps mountain climbers x 80 reps specific warm  up (5 minutes) superset set up and practice strength (4 rounds) one superset = Grinder Kord flys x 12 + Grinder Kord reverseContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #542”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #549

general warm up (10 minutes) double club front swings x 50 reps weight plate overhead walking lunges x 100 feet mountain climbers x 80 reps kettlebell V presses x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) weighted dips set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) weighted dips x 3 reps x 7 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #549”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #520

general warm up (10 minutes) clock push ups x twice around the clock kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps leg lifts x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) strict barbell press set up and light practice strength ( strict barbell press x 3 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #520”

Exert maximum force quickly

In this exercise the 35lb club is pulled over the shoulder with one hand, then tapped back with the other hand. John “Abuelo” Powers is using an Adex plate-loadable steel club in this photo.