Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #727

general warmup (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 1 weighted situps x 10 reps strict pullups x 8 reps mad monkey jumps x 100 feet isometric neutral grip pull x max effort x 3 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sled push/frame carry set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled pushContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #727”

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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #724

general warmup (15 minutes) Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps medicine ball throw and chase x 10 reps sandbag shouldering x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone lifts set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) Atlas stone lifts x 2 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #724”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #723

general warmup (15 minutes) overhead weight plate carry x 100 feet weight plate orbits x 10/10 reps weight plate strict front raises x 15 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Hi/Lo sled sprint/pullup set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round= Hi/Lo sled sprint x 100 feet +Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #723”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #722

general warmup (15 minutes) barbarian walking lunges x 100 feet inch worms x 50 feet Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps dumbbell pull overs x 12 reps alternating leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) recline bar rows/bench dips set up and practice strength (6 supersets) one superset = recline bar rowsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #722”

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”

Yup, we’re going back to the Tampa Bay Strongman Classic

If you’ve never been to a live Strongman competition, you are missing out! We are blessed and psyched to help sponsor this great local event again. Every year we ge to meet some of the strongest and most fit people around, plus we get to watch all the grueling events up close. Many people stopContinue reading “Yup, we’re going back to the Tampa Bay Strongman Classic”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #720

general warmup (15 minutes) flutter kicks x 150 reps clock pushups x twice around the clock barbarian knee walkups x 20 reps Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) push press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) push presses x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted calfContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #720”

Cave Strong-Hard Labor Day-training of the day (TOD) #715

general warmup (15 minutes) bear hug keg squats x 7 reps keg power press x 7 reps dumbbell star complex x 1 kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practice strength (5 supersets) one superset = bench press x 5 reps + barbell row x 5Continue reading “Cave Strong-Hard Labor Day-training of the day (TOD) #715”

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #714

We are blessed to have a special guest speaker today! Kayla from KFIXPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy. She will be talking about injury prevention, rehab., and do a Q & A. She will arrive at 4pm today if you want to come early. Of course we will still lift big and go toContinue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #714”