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Many people say that want change, but few are willing to change themselves.

Usually people want changes in the laws or the culture. It is common for people to want those things, because those things involve other people changing, not themselves.

People fear change–

  • change involves being uncomfortable
  • change may cause others to mock you
  • change is solitary and few people can stand alone
  • change might involve loss
  • change requires your thinking for yourself
  • change requires discipline
  • change doesn’t happen overnight
  • change isn’t easy

However, rewards often follow the risk.

For example, when my buddy Don Giafardino drove several hours to come to the Cave and do an introductory Adex mace & club workshop for free he was taking sizeable risk.


There was no guarantee things would go well or be productive.

His efforts planted “the seed” for the development of our Mace Fit program.

He took a chance on us, and we are thankful he did!

The Mace Fit movement is growing daily

I am glad Donnie wasn’t afraid to take the risk.


General warm up (10 minutes)

Grinder Kord flys x 15 reps

Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps

Adex club side strikes x 10/10 reps

sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

rescue dummy carry/drag set up and  practice

strength (20 minutes)

rescue dummy carry/drag x 100 feet x 1/1/1/1/1

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

weighted push ups x 10 reps

strict pull ups x 5 reps

isometric medicine ball crush x max. effort



General warm up (10 minutes)

rotation push ups x 20 reps

dumbbell hang power snatch x 10/10 reps

sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps

tuck jumps x 15 reps

specific warm up (5 minutes)

Zercher sandbag cleans set up and light practice

strength (20 minutes)

Zercher sandbag cleans x 6-8-10-8-6 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Jeffries dumbbell star complex x 1

isometric bear hug  keg hold x maximum time



Action-takers get the deals and others don’t. It’s just that simple.

You can still get Adex maces shipped to you from their website


general warm up (10 minutes)

resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 25/25 reps

push ups x 30 reps

medicine ball chest passes x 10 reps

Adex club long cycles x 25 reps

specific warmup (5 minutes)

close grip floor press set up and  practice

strength (20 minutes)

close grip floor press x 4/4/4/4/4/4 reps

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

dumbbell bench press x 10 reps

tricep push downs x 10 reps

general warm up (10 minutes)

bear crawls x 100 feet

resistance band archer pulls x 25/25 reps

Adex club 1 hand halos x 10/10 reps

Adex club inside mills x 10/10 reps

specific warmup (5 minutes)

Grinder Kord circuit set up and light practice

strength (3 rounds)

one round = 10 reps each of flys/reverse flys/curls/tricep extensions

conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)

Adex club 2 hand side swings x 30 reps

ADex mace barbarian split squats x 10/10 reps