Archive for the ‘strength tests’ Category

General warm up (10 minutes)
Americanas x 50 reps
1 hand halos x 15/15 reps
Adex club mills x 20 rep
Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps
specific warm up (5 minutes)
push press test
rest as needed
specific warm up (5 minutes)
Adex mace test
**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

General warm up (10 minutes)
Sanddune power steps x 50 reps
Adex club inside mills x 15/15 reps
Adex club 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 (5 minutes)
dips test
**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

 

Some say, “I only compete against myself,” and that is cool; however if they don’t keep a training journal they are lying.

How do they know if they are making progress or not?

My current training journal spans over a decade. I know from it what works best for me.

Everyone who trains at the Cave is required to keep a hard copy training journal. That means an old-fashioned notebook and a pen; no one is allowed to use their phone for this.

Each quarter we do nine tests:

  • 5 barbell tests
  • 2 bodyweight tests
  • 1 steel mace test
  • 1 steel club test

Note: We use Adex maces & clubs since they are the  best I have found

Each athlete’s test is individualized based on their training journal.

This strategy has shown continuous improvement, even for our most advanced athletes.

So get your training journal and get serious about making progress!

General warm up (10 minutes)

bear crawls x 100 feet

jumping jacks x 50 reps

tin mans x 100 feet

kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps

Adex arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Burgener drills

squat cleans set up and light practice

squat cleans test

 **Note:  no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

I love Mondays! It’s a new week I have been blessed to  do what I love:   coach people and help them get stronger and more fit.

 

 

General warm up (10 minutes)

Americanas x 50 reps

Sanddune push ups x 15 reps

windshield wipers x 20 reps

jumping jacks x 50 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Adex club long cycle test

rest as needed

specific warm up (5 minutes)

pull up test

**Note:  no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

General warm up (10 minutes)

bear crawls x 100 feet

jumping jacks x 50 reps

tin mans x 100 feet

kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps

Adex arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Burgener drills

squat cleans set up and light practice

squat cleans test

 **Note:  no conditioning/accessory work during tests**