Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #701

general warmup (15 minutes) inch worms x 100 feet alternating leg lifts x 20 reps recline rope climb x 5 reps Sanddune squats x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) strict double dumbbell press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) strict double dumbbell press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (3Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #701”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #694

general warmup (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 1 dumbbell high pulls x 10/10 reps dumbbell push press x 7/7 reps double dumbbell rack squats x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sled push/Atlas stone gravity-breakers set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled push x 100 feet + Atlas stoneContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #694”

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”

Coach Johnny Parker gets results

A couple of years ago I was blessed to be invited for lunch with former NFL Strength Coach, Johnny Parker, and a group of local coaches. My buddy, Rich Lansky, had arranged this unprecedented event. ‚Äč Coach Parker had been a Strength Coach for four different winning NFL teams. He taught us many things thatContinue reading “Coach Johnny Parker gets results”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #689

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps resistance band vertical pull a parts x 35 reps resistance band 1 hand pause face pulls x 10/10 reps medicine ball chest pass x 10 reps sledge strikes x 12/12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) dumbbell push press set up and light practiceContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #689”

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”

What 100% effort looks like

Seth, aka Ichiban, was nervous about this test but gave his total effort to make this max weight sled push. This was 5.9 times his bodyweight

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #685

general warmup (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 20 reps weight plate front raises x 10 reps weight plate steering wheels x 20 reps traveling broad jumps x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) push press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) push press x 7 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (1Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #685”

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #683

general warmup (15 minutes) sandbag shouldering x 20 reps sandbag Zercher squats x 20 reps keg power press x 5 reps Atlas stone lift x 3 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) hand-over-hand sled pull/seated machine chest press/concrete slab carry/weighted pushups set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = hand-over-hand sled pull xContinue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood-training of the day (TOD) #683”

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”