Cave Strong-Black & Blue Friday training of the day (TOD) #739

general warmup (15 minutes) sledge hammer strikes x 15/15 reps tire flips x 7 reps bear hug keg squats x 7 reps power skipping x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone lift/rear sled pull/floor press set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round=Atlas stone lift x 3 reps + heavy rearContinue reading “Cave Strong-Black & Blue Friday training of the day (TOD) #739”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #732

general warmup (15 minutes) tin mans x 100 feet 1 legged hops x 100 feet hi/lo sled push x 100 feet sanddune plyo pushups x 10 reps dumbbell push press x 7/7 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) find a weight you can do 10 reps with then bench press cluster set light practice strength (7Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #732”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #729

general warmup (15 minutes) 1 hand kettlebell swings x 20/20 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Zercher axle squats set up and light pracice strength (20 minutes) Zercher axle squats x 4 reps x 6 setsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #729”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #727

general warmup (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 1 weighted situps x 10 reps strict pullups x 8 reps mad monkey jumps x 100 feet isometric neutral grip pull x max effort x 3 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sled push/frame carry set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled pushContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #727”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #723

general warmup (15 minutes) overhead weight plate carry x 100 feet weight plate orbits x 10/10 reps weight plate strict front raises x 15 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Hi/Lo sled sprint/pullup set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round= Hi/Lo sled sprint x 100 feet +Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #723”

how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads

I love doing sled work! I mean, who doesn’t? We do all kinds of sled pulls and pushes at the Cave. Don’t let the title fool you. We do very heavy sled work, but there are other ways to get strong with sleds. I got some great insights about sleds studying of one Louie Simmons’Continue reading “how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #716

general warmup (15 minutes) long cycles x 40 reps inch worms x 50 feet tin mans x 100 feet Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) lateral sled pulls set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) lateral sled pulls x 100 feet x 4 rounds conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted calf raisesContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #716”

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #714

We are blessed to have a special guest speaker today! Kayla from KFIXPT is a Doctor of Physical Therapy. She will be talking about injury prevention, rehab., and do a Q & A. She will arrive at 4pm today if you want to come early. Of course we will still lift big and go toContinue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #714”