Archive for the ‘semi private training’ Category

I learned over the years that you shouldn’t spend more than you make. When I moved from my old location to what is now the Cave, I kept that financial approach in place.

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Just about everything we bought was used. The rest we made ourselves or had skilled friends  make it for us.  On rare occasions we bought new stuff, but only as needed.

In contrast, all around there was  a major fitness organization hitting hyper growth and bigger fancier gyms were springing up around us quickly.

I stuck to my original plan and heard through the grapevine that I was being mocked as “the old guy with the dumpy gym”, and  who in their right mind would want to train in a place like that? They  didn’t have anything fancy or shiny there, no mirrors, no sound system, no amenities of any kind.

I have to laugh now, looking back, a number of those people are gone now.

My training philosophy is still very basic as is my gym.

I am now older and the Cave is going strong!

Nothing fancy, just results!

 

general warm up (10 minutes)

Double Adex club front swings x 50 reps

Double Adex club side cleans x 30 reps

Sanddune push ups x 15 reps

Power Wheel roll outs x 10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

stone carry set up and short practice carries

strength (20 minutes)

stone carries x 100 feet x 1/1/1/1

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Neuro Grip push ups x 10 reps

dumbbell bench press x 10 reps

after completing both rounds do

wrist roller x max x 1/1/1

 

 

make-up tests

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 work during tests**

 

Our athletes use steel clubs and maces just about every day. Our program uses both.

Sometimes in our macefit.com classes and other times as a warm up for barbell training like you see here.

Don’t limit your thinking! Adding macefit.com to your existing training program can improve your performance overall.

 

make-up test

General warm up (10 minutes)

bear crawls x 100 feet

jumping jacks x 50 reps

tin mans x 100 feet

kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps

Adex arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Burgener drills

squat cleans set up and light practice

squat cleans test

 

 

**Note:  no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

General warm up (10 minutes)

Americanas x 50 reps

1 hand halos x 15/15 reps

Adex club  mills x 20  rep

Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

push press test

rest as needed

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Adex mace test

**Note:  no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

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!