Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #3 & #4

General warm up (10 minutes)Americanas x 50 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repswindshield wipers x 20 repsjumping jacks x 50 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Adex club long cycle testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)pull up test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

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 tests

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10

General warm up (10 minutes)bear crawls x 100 feetjumping jacks x 50 repstin mans x 100 feetkettlebell high pulls x 10/10 repsAdex arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Burgener drillssquat cleans set up and light practicesquat cleans test rest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes) sled push test x max.Continue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10”

WHAT IS “FAT PANIC”?

Fat panic is a semi- annual phenomon. It occurs twice each year, one is at New Years and the other one is right before bathing suit season (summer). People freak out when they realize how much weight they have gained and their clothes don’t fit any more. Some rationalize it with, “My clothes must haveContinue reading “WHAT IS “FAT PANIC”?”

#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 125 reps Neuro Grip pushups x 10 reps keg squats x 10 reps alternating sandbag shouldering x 20 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps (note: put a 45 lb bumper plate over the band) specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practiceContinue reading “#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD”

“IF YOU CAN’T MEASURE IT, YOU CAN’T IMPROVE IT.”–Peter Drucker

Happy New Year! You might have stayed up way too late or have a hangover, but it’s a new day, a new year, and a new decade anyhow. Time to get cranking on those workouts! Hopefully you kept a training journal last year so you know what your starting point is now. What you don’tContinue reading ““IF YOU CAN’T MEASURE IT, YOU CAN’T IMPROVE IT.”–Peter Drucker”

WILL YOU JUMP INTO 2021 OR DRAG LAST YEAR’S BAGGAGE THERE INSTEAD?

How will you start 2021? If you have commited to consistent positve change over the months and will stick to it you, can leap right into it. However, if you are hooked on your old baggage. You wont be leaping anywhere. Though most people won’t admit it, they have created most of their own problemsContinue reading “WILL YOU JUMP INTO 2021 OR DRAG LAST YEAR’S BAGGAGE THERE INSTEAD?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #629

general warmup (15 minutes) Americanas x 40 reps BTN stretch x 60 seconds x 1/1/1/1 Sanddune squats x 15 reps lateral lunge 360’s x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sandbag getups light practice strength (20 minutes) sandbag getups x 2/2 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (1 round) sandbag BTN push press x 8Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #629”

EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?

I was talking with one of my more dedicated athletes this morning about the way people look at working out, aging, and attitudes they have. Since I first started training people over 50 years I have seen a few things that never seem to change. The same patterns are repeated over and over again, onlyContinue reading “EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?”