Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #656

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 20/20 reps resistance pull a parts x 60 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) isometric bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) isometric bench press x 3 reps x 8Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #656”

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”

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”

WILL SOMEONE PLEASE PASS ME THE KEG?

Alright ! Got another kegger for you! I love keg training. Kegs are more versatile than many people think. Here’s a good one to develop speed and explosiveness. The keg power press starts with the keg resting horizontally on your quads. In one powerful move step forward as you bring the keg up towards yourContinue reading “WILL SOMEONE PLEASE PASS ME THE KEG?”

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-training of the day (TOD) #643

general warmup (15 minutes) mountain climbers x 75 reps resistance band baseball swings x 15/15 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps Resistance band pull a parts 75 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) seated chest press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) seated chest press x 10 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #643”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #638

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band vertical pull a parts x 25 reps resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 25/25 reps rear bear crawls x 50 feet bear crawls x 50 feet 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) supersets of weighted dips & weighted pullups set upContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #638”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #3 & #4

General warm up (10 minutes)Americanas x 50 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repswindshield wipers x 20 repsjumping jacks x 50 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Adex club long cycle testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)pull up test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

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”

WHAT IS “FAT PANIC”?

Fat panic is a semi- annual phenomon. It occurs twice each year, one is at New Years and the other one is right before bathing suit season (summer). People freak out when they realize how much weight they have gained and their clothes don’t fit any more. Some rationalize it with, “My clothes must haveContinue reading “WHAT IS “FAT PANIC”?”