Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests 9 & 10

general warm up (15 minutes) bear crawls x 100 feet jumping jacks x 50 reps tin mans x 100 feet kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps Arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 reps Burgener drills specific warm up (5 minutes) squat cleans test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) sled push test

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

general warm up (15 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps 1 hand halos x 15/15 reps 2 hand mills x 15/15 reps Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) push press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) mace 300’s test

Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests 5 & 6

general warmup (15 minutes) Sanddune power steps x 50 reps inside mills x 15/15 reps outside mills x 15/15 reps dislocates x 10 reps Sanddune split squats x 10/10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) back squat test rest as needed specific warm up dips tests

Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests 1 & 2

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation push ups x 25 reps hollow rocks x 20 reps rear bear crawls x 100 feet resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press set up and light practice bench press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) deadlift setContinue reading “Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests 1 & 2”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #557

general warm up (15 minutes) Sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps Bulgarian bag x 15/15 reps Zercher sandbag squats x 20 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) deadlifts set up and light practice Strength (not timed) deadlifts x 3 RM NOTE:  NO CONDITIONING/ACCESSORY WORK TODAY  

NO, I DIDN’T LOSE 50LBS DURING THE VIRUS SHUTDOWN

However, I did have a safe steady weight loss of about 4 or 5 pounds since the shutdown started in Florida just over 30 days ago. I also got stronger during that time. The  secret is there is no secret. Here’s how I worked out and what I ate: Mondays I did low rep AxleContinue reading “NO, I DIDN’T LOSE 50LBS DURING THE VIRUS SHUTDOWN”

My Mentor, Zach Even-Esh Said I Should Share My Comeback Story, So Here It Is

Here’s my story–On June 5, 2018 I went to the ER by ambulance my heart was in atrial fibrillation and they couldn’t get my heart rate down from 150 for hours. My blood pressure approached stroke or cerebral hemorage level. They put me through 5 or 6 different tests and medicated me so much myContinue reading “My Mentor, Zach Even-Esh Said I Should Share My Comeback Story, So Here It Is”

Great news: Our quarterly strength & work capacity tests will be tougher in 2020

These tests have been instrumental in helping our athletes making steady progress over the years. We have ten different tests in all: five barbell tests two bodyweight tests one steel mace test one steel club test one sled push test The tests are conducted based on the records kept in the log book each athleteContinue reading “Great news: Our quarterly strength & work capacity tests will be tougher in 2020”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #505

general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 20/20 reps resistance band push ups x 20 reps bear hug keg squats x 10 reps side shuffles x 200 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) sled push/farmers walk set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled push xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #505”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #497

general warm up (10 minutes) Battling Ropes sidewinders x 100 reps AirDyne bike x 15 calories leg lifts x 25 reps kettlebell figure 8’s x 30 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) grappler twists set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) grappler twists x 20 reps x 3 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) 2Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #497”