Immunity to learning is its own punishment

Voluntary ignorance is a choice, a very bad choice; yet, people make that bad choice every day. Usually it is driven by ego, which is in turn driven by fear. If you “freeze” and refuse to adapt, you get swallowed up in the backwash of those who were aware of the changes and took action,Continue reading “Immunity to learning is its own punishment”

Lifting heavy is great, but can you move well also?

We are a strength-based gym. Everything we do centers on getting strong! That doesn’t mean you should be  limited to only picking up heavy stuff or pushing it.   I expect all of our athletes to be able to express that strength through quality movement. Jumping is one of those movements, as shown above. Being ableContinue reading “Lifting heavy is great, but can you move well also?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) Adex club long cycle swipes x 30 reps Adex mace launches x 20 reps tuck jumps x 15 reps plyo push ups x 10 reps medicine ball chest passes x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press set up and light reps strength (20 minutes) bench press xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Cave Strong- training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) Adex club alternating barbarian lunges x 20 reps Battling Ropes x 100 waves Adex mace 360’s x 30 reps Zercher sandbag squats x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) thick bar Pendlay rows set up and light reps strength (20 minutes) thick bar Pendlay rows x 5/5/5/5/5 reps conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong- training of the day (TOD)”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) Adex club side cleans x 30 reps Adex club front clean/squat/pull over x 20 reps resistance band archer pulls x 30/30 reps medicine ball chest passes x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) sled push set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) heavy sled push x 50 feetContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

** general warm up (10 minutes) rear walking lunges x 100 feet resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps rotation push ups x 20 reps Adex club pull overs x 30 reps tuck jumps x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) hand over hand sled pulls set up and light practice strength (20Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Tomorrow we kick off a week of Strongman training & heavy partial lifts

No one gets  strong by accident! If you don’t want to lift heavy, don’t come in.

Don’t let your ego sabotage your progress

A measured amount of confidence is a good thing but an over-sized ego is not. It takes a lot of maturity and wisdom, along with a solid work ethic to make progress over the long haul. If you are training alongside someone who can pull 100lb more than you, that doesn’t automatically mean you shouldContinue reading “Don’t let your ego sabotage your progress”

Monday was squats, Wednesday was bench, & Thursday was Adex mace

 

Testing improves the athlete’s performance and the coach’s, also

Every quarter we have our strength & work capacity tests Currently there are 5 barbell tests and 2 bodyweight tests. As a coach, I analyze all the results for each person individually and for the entire group. This gives me a clear picture of what problem areas we need to work on for the nextContinue reading “Testing improves the athlete’s performance and the coach’s, also”