3 generations train at the Cave

These gals know how important it is to stay in shape regardless of age. They have a blast doing their personal training with Carly (on the right). You can contact Carly to schedule your personal training here

How do you measure your progress?

I am sure that training is a big part of your life, it sure is for me. Just curious to see how you track the progress you are making in your training. For myself, I am an old school pen and paper guy. I have kept a training journal for decades. That way I alwaysContinue reading “How do you measure your progress?”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #5 & #6

General warm up (10 minutes)Sanddune power steps x 50 repsAdex club inside mills x 15/15 repsAdex club outside mills x 15/15 repsdislocates x 10 repsSanddune split squats x 10/10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)back squat testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)dips test

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8

General warm up (10 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps 1 hand halos x 15/15 reps Adex club mills x 20 reps Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) push press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes)  specific warm up (5 minutes) mace 300’s test Adex mace testContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #5 & #6

General warm up (10 minutes)Sanddune power steps x 50 repsAdex club inside mills x 15/15 repsAdex club outside mills x 15/15 repsdislocates x 10 repsSanddune split squats x 10/10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)back squat testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)dips test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #1 & #2

General warm up (10 minutes)resistance band pull a parts x 100 repsSanddune power steps x 100 repsAdex club barbarian pull overs x 25 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)bench press testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)deadlift tests**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Some good things actually happened in 2020, here’s one

This was posted a few months ago, but the message is very relevant and encouraging for today. More smart coaches/trainers are using steel maces & clubs each day. This type of training is growing like crazy. You can learn this too at either of our two upcoming certifications and be able to run this programContinue reading “Some good things actually happened in 2020, here’s one”

“I won’t discriminate against anything that will make me stronger.”–Zach Even-Esh

I couldn’t agree with Zach more! We don’t just talk about, we live it day after day. Our training tools are very varied, and we build upon strong basic movements which ever ones we are using that day. Here’s a quick look inside the Cave ​ ​ There are many training tools to use, chooseContinue reading ““I won’t discriminate against anything that will make me stronger.”–Zach Even-Esh”

The results follow the work

It’s just that simple. No magic, no secrets, no fluff, no nonsense. Just do the work, period.