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”

SURPRISINGLY TOUGH

You never know what’s inside a person. You never can tell what they are really made of by appearance. That’s what’s so cool about Rex aka T-Rex. This quiet unassuming IT pro is an incredibly tough individual. He handles anything that’s thrown at him with tenacity and humor. Check out T-Rex doing his second workoutContinue reading “SURPRISINGLY TOUGH”

Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #582

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 75 reps resistance band Sanddune push ups x 15 reps strict chin ups x 8 reps double Arc standing chest press x 5 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) chain bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) chain bench press xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #582”

IRON BROTHERHOOD WAS GRUELING TODAY (AS ALWAYS)

Virus or not, we are continuing to get together for hard training and great food every month. Each guy did this cricuit three times. This was thelast part of today’s workout. I learned this from our old Powerlifting coach, the late Dru Patrick. He knew how to get results!

HOW A LADY BIKER STAYS LIFELONG STRONG

Jaz is an avid Harley-Davidson rider at 61 years young. She is also a very dedicated athlete and has trained at the Cave Gym 3 times a week for the last 5 years or so. Her dedication pays off every day!

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #576

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance band baseball swings x 15/15 reps resistance band pause face pulls x 25 reps Power Wheel roll outs x 12 reps medicine ball chest passes x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) stone** loading set up and light practice **Note: substitute as needed strength (20 minutes) stone loadingContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #576”

TO BE LIFELONG STRONG BUILD WHAT YOU CAN’T SEE IN THE MIRROR

If you want to be healthy and fit your whole life, forget six pack abs, get a strong back. Your back is so important, especially if you’re over 40. At almost 70 years young, I have found these exercises work well for me: Since my genetic heart problem was diagnosed about two years ago, IContinue reading “TO BE LIFELONG STRONG BUILD WHAT YOU CAN’T SEE IN THE MIRROR”