Iron Brotherhood #652

general warmup (15 minutes) sledge hammer strikes x 15/15 reps grave diggers x 15/15 reps overhead tire carry x 100 feet lateral tire throws x 100 feet rotation pushups x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practrice strength (4 rounds) one round = keg carry x 100 feet + log cleanContinue reading “Iron Brotherhood #652”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #650

general warmup (15 minutes) Sanddune power steps x 50 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps grave digger front lunges x 12/12 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) machine belt squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) machine belt squats x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #650”

beauty and the beast at the Cave

Everyone who follows the Cave by email or social media knows that we are all about strength. Our training is tough and it builds beasts! But I bet you didn’t know we have a secret weapon, our personal trainer Carly, who helps women get more beautiful. That’s Carly on the right. So if you ladiesContinue reading “beauty and the beast at the Cave”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #649

general warmup (15 minutes) medicine ball chest passes x 12 reps tire flips x 5 reps revolver pushups x 20 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps traveling broad jumps x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) board press set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) board presses x 3 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #649”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #647

general warmup (15 minutes) bear crawls x 50 feet chimp walks x 50 feet tin mans x 100 feet Sanddune jumps x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) belt squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) belt squats x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted step ups x 10/10Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #647”

PAP works like crazy (and I don’t mean your grandpa)

You might be thinking “What or who the heck is PAP?” Great question! PAP isn’t a “who”. PAP is super simple way to increase your heavy lifts. PAP stands for post activation potentiation. That explanation doesn’t help much so here’s the deal. I learned about PAP from Travis Mash a couple of years ago. ItContinue reading “PAP works like crazy (and I don’t mean your grandpa)”

Ed Coan looked me in the eye and said

Wait! Do you mean the legendary Ed Coan aka the G.O.A.T.? Yup absolutely! It’s not like me and Ed hang out together. He ran a Powerlifting Workshop hosted by my buddy at CrossFit Havoc. I’m telling you the lifters who came were very well-known in this area, wow! I think I was the smallest andContinue reading “Ed Coan looked me in the eye and said”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #645

general warmup (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 15/15 reps resistance band vertical pull a parts 35 reps resistance band archer pulls x 20/20 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps 1 legged hops x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) strict barbell press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) strictContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #645”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #644

general warmup (15 minutes) Grinder Kord recline rows x 15 reps Grinder Kord flys x 15 reps overhead weight plate carry x 100 feet weight plate strict front raises x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) lateral keg loading/keg squats set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = lateral keg loading xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #644”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10

General warm up (10 minutes)bear crawls x 100 feetjumping jacks x 50 repstin mans x 100 feetkettlebell high pulls x 10/10 repsAdex arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Burgener drillssquat cleans set up and light practicesquat cleans test rest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes) sled push test x max.Continue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10”