Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #1 & #2

General warm up (10 minutes)resistance band pull a parts x 100 repsSanddune power steps x 100 repsAdex club barbarian pull overs x 25 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)bench press testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)deadlift tests**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #662

general warmup (5 minutes) rotation pushups x 25 reps situps x 25 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps mountain climbers x 75 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) 1 hand farmers walk set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) 1 hand farmers walk x 200 feet x 3 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) barbarian pulloversContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #662”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #661

general warmup (15 minutes) recline bar rows x 15 reps clock pushups x once around the clock resistance band pause 1 hand face pulls x 12/12 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Eagle Loop pullups/bench dips set up and practice strength (4 supersets) 0ne superset = EagleContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #661”

cool events coming up at the Cave in April

Wow! It’s almost time to start our quarterly strength and work capacity tests! Only one more week and the fun will be unleashed: 5 barbell tests, 2 bodyweight test, steel mace test, steel club test, sled push test Right after the tests we have our next Mace Fit® Instructor Certification (April 10-11) You can saveContinue reading “cool events coming up at the Cave in April”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #660

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 40 reps resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps mace paddling x 20/20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) frame carry set up and light practice strength (5 rounds) heavy frame carry x 50 feet conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) axle rowsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #660”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #659

general warmup (15 minutes) plank walkups x 15 reps Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps windshield wipers x 20 reps long cycles x 35 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) incline chain bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) incline chain bench press x 7 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #659”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #657

general warmup (15 minutes) rear bear crawls x 100 feet sandbag shouldering x 12/12 reps Zercher sandbag cleans x 10 reps bear hug keg squats x 8 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) rack pulls set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) heavy rack pulls x 2 reps x 6 sets note: use P.A.P beforeContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #657”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #655

general warmup (15 minutes) windshield wiper squats x 25 reps Bulgarian bag 360’s x 15/15 reps situps x 25 reps stone carry x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) grave diggers/sandbag shouldering set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = grave diggers x 10 reps + sandbag shouldering x 10 reps conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #655”

“I won’t discriminate against anything that will make me stronger.”–Zach Even-Esh

I couldn’t agree with Zach more! We don’t just talk about, we live it day after day. Our training tools are very varied, and we build upon strong basic movements which ever ones we are using that day. Here’s a quick look inside the Cave ​ ​ There are many training tools to use, chooseContinue reading ““I won’t discriminate against anything that will make me stronger.”–Zach Even-Esh”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #654

band-resisted Romanian deadlifts** ** full credit given to Mash elite Performance for this exercise general warmup (15 minutes) Sanddune squats x 15 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps side shuffles x 200 feet dumbbell high pulls x 10/10 reps donkey kicks x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Romanian deadlifts set up and light practiceContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #654”