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) #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”

A STRONG GRIP IS ONLY PART OF THE SOLUTION

I am definitely a fan of grip training. Ever since I first found Jedd Johnson online I have been intrigued with grip training. However, having a strong grip alone won’t build the total strength of your forearms, wrists, and hands. One of the numerous ways to enhance your forearm and hand strength is extension work.Continue reading “A STRONG GRIP IS ONLY PART OF THE SOLUTION”

Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #591

general warm up (15 minutes) barbarian squat & lunge x 50 feet recline bar row x 12 reps clock push ups x once around the clock sledge hammer strikes x 30 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) wheel barrow pushes/keg squats set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = wheel barrow pushContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #591”

SURPRISINGLY TOUGH

You never know what’s inside a person. You never can tell what they are really made of by appearance. That’s what’s so cool about Rex aka T-Rex. This quiet unassuming IT pro is an incredibly tough individual. He handles anything that’s thrown at him with tenacity and humor. Check out T-Rex doing his second workoutContinue reading “SURPRISINGLY TOUGH”

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

general warm up (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps medicine ball throws x 10 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) stone carry/dips set up ad light pracrice strength (4 rounds) one round = stone carry x 100 feet + dipsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #585”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #570

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance¬† band vertical pull a parts x 50 reps tin mans x 100 feet broad jumps x 100 feet barbarian split squats x 12/12 reps Burgener drills specific warm up (5 minutes) snatch set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) snatch x 3 reps x 8 sets conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #570”

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”