Cave Strong-Black & Blue Friday training of the day (TOD) #739

general warmup (15 minutes) sledge hammer strikes x 15/15 reps tire flips x 7 reps bear hug keg squats x 7 reps power skipping x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone lift/rear sled pull/floor press set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round=Atlas stone lift x 3 reps + heavy rearContinue reading “Cave Strong-Black & Blue Friday training of the day (TOD) #739”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #732

general warmup (15 minutes) tin mans x 100 feet 1 legged hops x 100 feet hi/lo sled push x 100 feet sanddune plyo pushups x 10 reps dumbbell push press x 7/7 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) find a weight you can do 10 reps with then bench press cluster set light practice strength (7Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #732”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #730

general warmup (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 25 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 25 reps grave digger rear lunges x 10/10 reps pause supermans x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) weighted pullups/lat pull downs set up and light practice strength (7 rounds) one round = weighted pullups or lat pull downsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #730”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #729

general warmup (15 minutes) 1 hand kettlebell swings x 20/20 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Zercher axle squats set up and light pracice strength (20 minutes) Zercher axle squats x 4 reps x 6 setsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #729”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #728

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 20/20 reps lat pull downs x 10 reps seated chest press x 10 reps chimp walks x 100 feet 1 legged hops x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) 1 arm dumbbell bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) 1 armContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #728”

Coach Johnny Parker gets results

A couple of years ago I was blessed to be invited for lunch with former NFL Strength Coach, Johnny Parker, and a group of local coaches. My buddy, Rich Lansky, had arranged this unprecedented event. ‚Äč Coach Parker had been a Strength Coach for four different winning NFL teams. He taught us many things thatContinue reading “Coach Johnny Parker gets results”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #687

general warmup (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 15/15 reps bear hug keg squats x 5 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps tappers x 7/7 reps pinch grip isometric weight plate hold x 30/30 seconds specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone gravity-breakers set up and practice strength (20 minutes) Atlas stone gravity-breakers x 3 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #687”

What 100% effort looks like

Seth, aka Ichiban, was nervous about this test but gave his total effort to make this max weight sled push. This was 5.9 times his bodyweight

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #683

general warmup (15 minutes) sandbag shouldering x 20 reps sandbag Zercher squats x 20 reps keg power press x 5 reps Atlas stone lift x 3 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) hand-over-hand sled pull/seated machine chest press/concrete slab carry/weighted pushups set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = hand-over-hand sled pull xContinue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #683”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #681

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band archer pulls x 20/20 reps resistance band 1 hand pause pulls x 10/10 reps barbarian pullovers x 25 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps sandbag shouldering x 12/12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sandbag Zercher squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) SandbagContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #681”