Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) weight plate orbits x 30 reps weight plate strict front raises x 15 reps dumbbell pull overs x 15 reps Zercher sandbag squats x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) rack pull set up and light reps strength (20 minutes) heavy rack pulls x 2/2/2/2/2/2 reps conditioning/accessory work (2Continue 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 kettlebell swings x 50 reps Adex mace barbarian squats x 15 reps Adex club inside mills x 15/15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) deadlift set up and light reps strength (20 minutes) deadlifts x 4/4/4/4/4/4 reps conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) Mississippi shrugs xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

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”

Coach Dru Patrick at the Cave: a look back

For about 18 months we had Coach Dru Patrick running the first ever Powerlifting class at our gym. He changed how we approached training in a big way! I owe him a debt of gratitude. Here are a few videos from that time

Upcoming events at the Cave

quarterly strength test starts March 30 Every 3 months we test our crew on five different lifts, the tests are conducted throughout the week squat deadlift bench press clean (replaces hang power clean) strict press (replaces Strongman log lift) summer body & brawn contest starts April 1 (men & women) Note:  This is not justContinue reading “Upcoming events at the Cave”