Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #607

general warmup (15 minutes) barbarian split squats x 10/10 reps resistance band pause face pulls x 20 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps Sanddune pushups x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) neutral grip bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) neutral grip bench press x 8 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #607”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #606

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps weight plate orbits x 20 reps weight plate strict front raises x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) wheel barrow push + Strongman axle deadlift set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = heavyContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #606”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #605

general warm up (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 2 resistance band bandido squats x 15 reps resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps chimp walks x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dead-stop bench press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #605”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #604

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps resistance band archer pulls x 25/25 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps Power Wheel hand walk x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) frame carry set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) frame carry x 100 feet x 4 rounds conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #604”

WHERE DID ALL MY STRENGTH GO, I’M ONLY IN MY FORTIES?

A lot of guys probably wonder about that. I mean it seems like just yesterday I was 20 and strong and looked great. Well guys, the clock is running. While you were busy building your career, your body was going downhill due to neglect. Fast forward from 20 (right) to 40 (left) and you don’tContinue reading “WHERE DID ALL MY STRENGTH GO, I’M ONLY IN MY FORTIES?”

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”

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) #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”