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”

EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?

I was talking with one of my more dedicated athletes this morning about the way people look at working out, aging, and attitudes they have. Since I first started training people over 50 years I have seen a few things that never seem to change. The same patterns are repeated over and over again, onlyContinue reading “EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #606

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps weight plate orbits x 20 reps weight plate strict front raises x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) wheel barrow push + Strongman axle deadlift set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = heavyContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #606”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8

General warm up (10 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps 1 hand halos x 15/15 reps Adex club mills x 20 reps Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) push press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes)  specific warm up (5 minutes) mace 300’s test Adex mace testContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8”

WIN AN ADEX ADJUSTABLE STEEL CLUB

The Tampa Bay Strongman Classic is an incredibly well-run event; and we are sponsors for it again this year. Bring the whole family! Stop by our Mace Fit® booth and enter the drawing to win the best steel club on the market, plus a free pass for our online Mace Fit® course bundle. That’s overContinue reading “WIN AN ADEX ADJUSTABLE STEEL CLUB”

RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE

“IF YOU WON’T TAKE A CHANCE ON YOURSELF, WHY SHOULD ANYONE ELSE TAKE A CHANCE ON YOU?”–AUTHOR UNKNOWN Many people settle for a very humdrum routine life. Pretty much nothing changes until their health fails and they die with no adventures under their belts. Others live at the edge, where danger awaits. They refuse toContinue reading “RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE”

FORGET LABOR DAY, MONDAY IS “HARD LABOR” DAY AT THE CAVE

While many people are laying around slurping down beer and stuffing themselves on junk food, the crew at the Cave will not be. Instead, we will be building “real world” strength through hard physical training. A judge can pass down a hard labor sentence on a person convicted of a crime as part of hisContinue reading “FORGET LABOR DAY, MONDAY IS “HARD LABOR” DAY AT THE CAVE”

Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #591

general warm up (15 minutes) barbarian squat & lunge x 50 feet recline bar row x 12 reps clock push ups x once around the clock sledge hammer strikes x 30 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) wheel barrow pushes/keg squats set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = wheel barrow pushContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #591”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #569

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps 1 hand farmers walk x 200 feet kettlebell cleans x 15/15 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) lateral keg loading set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) lateral keg loading x 12/12-10/10-8/8-6/6-4/4 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #569”

IRON BROTHERHOOD IS ON JULY 4TH

Once a month the guys get to gether at the Cave at 4:30 pm for some tough training then we all chow down on incredibly good BBQ. The training is free, but each guy covers his own meal. Teens 14 and older are welcome to workout, so Dads bring your sons. Little Bros can comeContinue reading “IRON BROTHERHOOD IS ON JULY 4TH”