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”?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #629

general warmup (15 minutes) Americanas x 40 reps BTN stretch x 60 seconds x 1/1/1/1 Sanddune squats x 15 reps lateral lunge 360’s x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sandbag getups light practice strength (20 minutes) sandbag getups x 2/2 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (1 round) sandbag BTN push press x 8Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #629”

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) #628

general warmup (15 minutes) clock pushups x twice around the clock 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps pause supermans x 15 reps rear bear crawls x 100 feet 1 legged hops x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) banded kettlebell bench press set up and light practcice strength (20 minutes) banded kettlebellContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #628”

2021 IS HERE SO GET READY TO CRUSH YOUR GOALS

I am so psyched about all that is about to break loose at the Cave in January! First thing is our new Silver Strong 12 week program. This is for everyone 40 and over who wants to get in great shape in the New Year. Here’s the details Next is our Iron Brotherhood Mens StrengthContinue reading “2021 IS HERE SO GET READY TO CRUSH YOUR GOALS”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #627

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps horizontal mace strikes x 12/12 reps Zercher sandbag cleans x 15 reps tinmans x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) sled push/frame carry set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled push x 50 feet + frame carry xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #627”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #626

NOTE: Those who missed the lightened bench press training last week will do it Monday general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band vertical pull a parts x 35 reps resistance 1 hand pause face pulls x 10/10 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps Burgener drill specific warmup (5 minutes)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #626”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #625

general warmup (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps mountain climbers x 80 reps hollow rocks x 20 reps Grinder Kord recline rows x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) dumbbell clean & power jerk set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dumbbell clean & power jerk 4/4 x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (3Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #625”