What is the carry over from Mace Fit® to Cave Strong?

We will find out this week as we transition  from pure Mace Fit® to  our full training program of barbells, dumbbells, sandbags, odd object lifts & carries, sled work, bodyweight and more. I will be carefully observing and recording the results. This is Cave science in action!

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #494

general warm up (10 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps “palms up” pull a parts x 50 reps Sanddune plyo push ups x 12 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) gallows pull up circuit light practice strength (20 minutes) gallows pull up circuit = 3 reps at each station x 4Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #494”

Two very cool events are coming soon!

March 9-10 Mace Fit® Instructor Certification Battlecry Fitness Casselberry, Florida April 27-28 MaceFest TM The Cave Sarasota, Florida Note:  Registration fees increase on Feb. 1, so take action and register today!    

Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests #1 & #2

General warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps Sanddune power steps x 100 reps Adex club barbarian pull overs x 25 reps Sanddune push ups x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) deadlift tests **Note:  no conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests #1 & #2”

Next week our quarterly strength & work capacity tests begin, but…

our macefit.com classes will still be held at the regular times These classes are too important to put on hold for two weeks while we run the other tests!

The Cave will be rocking all through April

We are kicking off next month with our infamous quarterly strength & work capacity tests– five barbell tests two bodyweight tests two macefit.com tests Next we will have our monthly men’s strength club, “Iron Brotherhood”– lift big eat big hang out with your brothers Plus, our first macefit.com instructor certification will be held– for coaches/trainersContinue reading “The Cave will be rocking all through April”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps Adex club 1 hand halos x 20/20 reps strict weight plate front raises x 15 reps tin mans x 100 feet Adex mace barbarian split squats x 15/15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes ) benchContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Solid training concepts versus faddish nonsense

In the world of fitness, fads come and go, but the basic fundamentals of training don’t. Educating yourself to know the difference is essential. Fads often show up around New Years and just before summer begins. Many people suddenly panic when they see what bad shape they are in. They feel lousy and look lousyContinue reading “Solid training concepts versus faddish nonsense”

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Cave strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps push ups x 25 reps dislocates x 10 reps Adex club front cleans x 20 reps Burgener drills specific warm up (5 minutes) clean & jerk set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) clean & jerk x 2/2/2/2/2/2 reps conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave strong-training of the day (TOD)”