What 100% effort looks like

Seth, aka Ichiban, was nervous about this test but gave his total effort to make this max weight sled push. This was 5.9 times his bodyweight

two new Atlas Stones arrived today!

Very blessed and psyched to get our new 215lb and 250lb Atlas Stones today! Aaron, from Tampa Atlas Stones, delivered them this morning. If you are in the Tampa Bay area, Aaron is the “go to guy” for Atlas Stones !

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #683

general warmup (15 minutes) sandbag shouldering x 20 reps sandbag Zercher squats x 20 reps keg power press x 5 reps Atlas stone lift x 3 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) hand-over-hand sled pull/seated machine chest press/concrete slab carry/weighted pushups set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = hand-over-hand sled pull xContinue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #683”

So I asked him if double unders were so functional, why didn’t they do them in prison

That seemed like a fair question to ask, especially since this organization prided themselves on functional fitness. I had been a coach with them for many years, they were a huge global organization. My question stood, though. I didn’t get a good answer, just a strange look somewhere in between annoyance and bewilderment. It seemedContinue reading “So I asked him if double unders were so functional, why didn’t they do them in prison”

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood training of the day (TOD) #672

general warmup (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 20 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 20 reps bear hug keg squats x 10 reps traveling broad jumps x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practice strength (3 rounds) one round =Continue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood training of the day (TOD) #672”

Iron Brotherhood #652

general warmup (15 minutes) sledge hammer strikes x 15/15 reps grave diggers x 15/15 reps overhead tire carry x 100 feet lateral tire throws x 100 feet rotation pushups x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practrice strength (4 rounds) one round = keg carry x 100 feet + log cleanContinue reading “Iron Brotherhood #652”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #644

general warmup (15 minutes) Grinder Kord recline rows x 15 reps Grinder Kord flys x 15 reps overhead weight plate carry x 100 feet weight plate strict front raises x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) lateral keg loading/keg squats set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = lateral keg loading xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #644”

THE RAPIDS WERE CLOSE, JUST DOWNSTREAM

You couldn’t see anything but jungle through the “hell hole” of the CH47. We weren’t told where we were going, but we were on our way. I don’t know how long we were in flight, but eventually we landed on a big sandbar in the middle of a river. There was nowhere else to land.Continue reading “THE RAPIDS WERE CLOSE, JUST DOWNSTREAM”

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 testsNote: no conditioning/accessory work during testsShare this:

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”