STRENGTH IS A CHOICE

Every day you get to make that choice. You can choose to be weak or choose to be strong. Being weak takes no effort, but it has serious consequences down the line. As you sit on your butt all day, your body is falling apart. Here’s just a few ways that happens: “You burn fewerContinue reading “STRENGTH IS A CHOICE”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #602

general warm up (15 minutes) jumping jacks x 50 reps mountain climbers x 100 reps kettlebell cleans x 12/12 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) CrossCore recline rows set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) CrossCore recline rows x 5 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #602”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #601

general warm up (15 minutes) weight plate overhead carry x 100 feet sandbag shouldering x 12/12 reps Zercher sandbag squats x 15 reps resistance band baseball swings x 15/15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) muti-directional sled pulls set up and lightpractice strength (2 rounds) one round = pull 50 feet in each direction front,Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #601”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #600

Wow! Another milestone is being hit right now. This is our 600th TOD since we started counting. There many before that, but I have no idea how many. general warm up (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps Grinder Kord recline rows x 20 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #600”

HOW TO DO A GOOD WARM UP

It’s been said, “If you don’t have time to warm up, you don’t have time to train.” I agree because I have personally seen and felt what can happenĀ  if you don’t warm up or don’t warm up enough. Looking back at the tendon injuries I had in the past, I will always stree theContinue reading “HOW TO DO A GOOD WARM UP”

WHY YOU NEED TO DO ISOMETRICS

I have been blessed to attend of the Super Human Training Workshops taught by Bud Jeffries at Laurel Blackburn’s gym in Tallahassee, FL. Noah Jeffries demonstrated numerous exercises along side his Dad. There were a number of very credible presenters there like Logan Cristopher, Eric Guttmann, Dru Patrick, and Ryan J. Pitts. Some very coolContinue reading “WHY YOU NEED TO DO ISOMETRICS”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #599

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation push ups x 20 reps alternating leg lifts x 30 reps dumbbell hang power snatches x 10/10 reps barbarian squats x 15 reps crunches x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dead-stop bench press x 3 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #599”

RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE

“IF YOU WON’T TAKE A CHANCE ON YOURSELF, WHY SHOULD ANYONE ELSE TAKE A CHANCE ON YOU?”–AUTHOR UNKNOWN Many people settle for a very humdrum routine life. Pretty much nothing changes until their health fails and they die with no adventures under their belts. Others live at the edge, where danger awaits. They refuse toContinue reading “RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #598

general warm up (15 minutes) push ups x 20 reps pull a parts x 75 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps Sanddune jumps x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) isometric pulls set up and light practice strength (5 sets) max. effort isometric pulls x 3 reps conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) sandbag goodContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #598”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #597

general warm up (15 minutes) overhead weight plate carry x 100 feet mountain climbers x 100 reps sit ups x 25 reps weight plate wood choppers x 15/15 reps broad jumps x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) trap bar deadlifts set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) trap bar deadlifts x 4Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #597”