Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #725

general warmup (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps resistance band archer pulls x 20/20 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps double dumbbell rows x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) bench press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #725”

how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads

I love doing sled work! I mean, who doesn’t? We do all kinds of sled pulls and pushes at the Cave. Don’t let the title fool you. We do very heavy sled work, but there are other ways to get strong with sleds. I got some great insights about sleds studying of one Louie Simmons’Continue reading “how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #712

general warmup (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps lat pull downs x 12 reps alternating leg lifts x 30 reps 1 legged hops x 100 feet pause supermans x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength ( 8 sets ) dead-stop bench press x 3 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #712”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #701

general warmup (15 minutes) inch worms x 100 feet alternating leg lifts x 20 reps recline rope climb x 5 reps Sanddune squats x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) strict double dumbbell press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) strict double dumbbell press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (3Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #701”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #689

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps resistance band vertical pull a parts x 35 reps resistance band 1 hand pause face pulls x 10/10 reps medicine ball chest pass x 10 reps sledge strikes x 12/12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) dumbbell push press set up and light practiceContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #689”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #687

general warmup (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 15/15 reps bear hug keg squats x 5 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps tappers x 7/7 reps pinch grip isometric weight plate hold x 30/30 seconds specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone gravity-breakers set up and practice strength (20 minutes) Atlas stone gravity-breakers x 3 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #687”

What 100% effort looks like

Seth, aka Ichiban, was nervous about this test but gave his total effort to make this max weight sled push. This was 5.9 times his bodyweight

two new Atlas Stones arrived today!

Very blessed and psyched to get our new 215lb and 250lb Atlas Stones today! Aaron, from Tampa Atlas Stones, delivered them this morning. If you are in the Tampa Bay area, Aaron is the “go to guy” for Atlas Stones !

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #685

general warmup (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 20 reps weight plate front raises x 10 reps weight plate steering wheels x 20 reps traveling broad jumps x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) push press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) push press x 7 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (1Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #685”