Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) clock push ups x twice around the clock Adex mace BTN stretch x 60 seconds each side sandbag BTN walking lunges x 100 feet tuck jumps x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) back squats set up and light reps strength (20 minutes) back squats x 8/8/8 reps conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) rear bear crawls x 100 feet resistance band archer pulls x 25/25 reps resistance band Sumo high pulls x 20 reps Zercher sandbag cleans x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) squat cleans set up and light reps strength (20 minutes) squat cleans x 6/6/6/6 reps conditioning/accessory work (2Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

In honor of “Dr. Squat” Fred Hatfield, who passed away this weekend,  we will be  squatting on Monday! general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps dislocates x 10 reps kettlebell swings x 50 reps Adex club pull overs x 20 reps Adex club or mace barbarian squats x 20 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Squatting for lifelong independence

Let me be very blunt, if you cannot get up out of a chair or off the toilet by yourself, you are no longer physically independent. Talk to anyone who works in health care, especially with the elderly and you will see what I mean. The best way to avoid that as you get olderContinue reading “Squatting for lifelong independence”

Recap of Ed Coan’s Powerlifting Seminar on June 4, 2016

The heat index was 112 degrees today in southwest Florida, and nobody cared if there was no air conditioning. We were there to learn from the incredible Ed Coan. Most of the people who came were extremely strong already, but they knew the value of expert coaching, they knew they could get even stronger. IContinue reading “Recap of Ed Coan’s Powerlifting Seminar on June 4, 2016”

Powerlifting can make your stronger than you’ve ever been

I love all forms of heavy lifting! Many people, especially from other training disciplines, don’t seem to appreciate how strong Powerlifting can make a person. This is to their own detriment. People who may never have the desire to compete in Powerlifting, should still include Powerlifting in their training anyhow. My gym, the Cave, startedContinue reading “Powerlifting can make your stronger than you’ve ever been”

Squats for life

Athletes and coaches know that squats are vital to athletic performance. However, the general public does not know how important squats are for every day living, especially for older folks. Losing the ability to stand up unassisted is one of the major reason people end up in nursing homes or assisted living facilities. Once theContinue reading “Squats for life”