Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #724

general warmup (15 minutes) Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps medicine ball throw and chase x 10 reps sandbag shouldering x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone lifts set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) Atlas stone lifts x 2 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #724”

how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads

I love doing sled work! I mean, who doesn’t? We do all kinds of sled pulls and pushes at the Cave. Don’t let the title fool you. We do very heavy sled work, but there are other ways to get strong with sleds. I got some great insights about sleds studying of one Louie Simmons’Continue reading “how to make sled pulls more effective without heavy loads”

Cave Strong-Hard Labor Day-training of the day (TOD) #715

general warmup (15 minutes) bear hug keg squats x 7 reps keg power press x 7 reps dumbbell star complex x 1 kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practice strength (5 supersets) one superset = bench press x 5 reps + barbell row x 5Continue reading “Cave Strong-Hard Labor Day-training of the day (TOD) #715”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #710

general warmup (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps medicine ball chest passes x 10 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps Zercher sandbag cleans x 10 reps Bulgarian bag 360’s x 12/12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone lifts set up and practice strength (20 minutes) Atlas stone lifts x 3 reps xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #710”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #699

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell swings x 30 reps long cycles x 30 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps Bulgarian bag 360’s x 15/15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) kettlebell goblet split squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) kettlebell goblet split squats x 5 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #699”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #692

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell goblet squats x 15 reps kettlebell Turkish Getups x 4/4 reps long cycles x 30 reps 1/2 kneeling alternating flys x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) rescue dummy carry/gravity-breakers set up and pactice strength (4 rounds) one round = rescue dummy carry x 200 feet + gravity-breakers x 2Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #692”

Cave Strong workshop this summer

The date is not set yet, but follow this blog by email and you’ll get the first announcement . As most of you know I have trained people for several decades. Over the years I have continuously kept learning what worked best and dumped everything that didn’t deliver solid results. I have learned from greatContinue reading “Cave Strong workshop this summer”

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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #684

general warmup (15 minutes) barbarian walking lunges x 50 feet barbarian rear walking lunges x 50 feet Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps resistance band pull a parts x 75 reps Sanddune pushups x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sled power press set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) sled power press xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #684”

2nd workout back to back

I don’t normally recommend doing two training sessions like this, but they are tough and dedicated so they went for it. Gotta respect their discipline and work ethic!