Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #560

general warm up (15 minutes) bodyweight squats x 25 reps push ups x 25 reps sit ups x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) rear sled pulls set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) rear sled pulls x 100 feet conditioning/accessory work (1 round) Sanddune split squats x 10/10 reps weighted calf raisesContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #560”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #541

general warm up (10 minutes) alternating sandbag shouldering x 20 reps stone carry x 100 feet 2 hand side swings x 40 reps mountain climbers x 100 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) strict weighted pull ups/weighted dips superset light practice strength (5 supersets) 1 superset = strict weighted pull ups x 2 reps +Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #541”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #531

general warm up (10 minutes) rear bear crawls x 100 feet tin mans x 100 feet traveling broad jumps x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) keg squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) keg squats x 7 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) Grinder Kord flys x 15 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #531”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #526

general warm up (10 minutes) double club front swings x 50 reps weight plate orbits x 20 reps Bulgarian bag 360’s x 10/10 reps tin mans x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) double kettlebell rack squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) double kettlebell rack squats x 6-8-10-8-6 reps conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #526”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #418

general warm up (10 minutes) 2 hand side swings x 30 reps (with Adex club) mountain climbers x 100 reps dumbbell high pulls x 10/10 reps Sanddune jumps x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) trap bar deadlifts set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) trap bar deadlifts x 3 rest pause setsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #418”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #411

general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pause face pulls x 20 reps dumbbell star complex x 1 Power Wheel roll puts x 10 reps pike push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) Z press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) Z press x 3 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #411”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band archer pulls x 30/30 reps alternating diagonal pull a parts x 30 Adex arc 360’s x 40 reps recline bar rows x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) strict dumbbell rows set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) strict dumbbell rows x 4/4-4/4-4/4-4/4-4/4-4/4 reps conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

How hard are you willing to work to be fit & strong?

This young man has trained with me for a little over 5 months. He was super skinny when he started but has put on 15lb so far and is much stronger now.

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)

general warm up (10 minutes) Adex club side cleans x 50 reps Adex club barbarian pull overs x 30 reps sandbag BTN push press x 10 reps bodyweight squats x 25 reps push ups x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press set up and light reps strength (20 minutes) bench press xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD)”

Building strength without barbells

One of my favorite training tools is the sled. You can work with a heavy load and not directly load the spine. Hand-over-hand sled pulls build strength http://cavestrong.net from Frank DiMeo on Vimeo.