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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #722

general warmup (15 minutes) barbarian walking lunges x 100 feet inch worms x 50 feet Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps dumbbell pull overs x 12 reps alternating leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) recline bar rows/bench dips set up and practice strength (6 supersets) one superset = recline bar rowsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #722”

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) #713

general warmup (15 minutes) sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps dumbbell hang power snatches x 8/8 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) rear sled pulls set up and light practice strength (5 rounds) one round = rear sled pull x 50 feetContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #713”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #713

general warmup (15 minutes) rear bear crawls x 50 feet bear crawls x 50 feet jumping jacks x 50 reps clock pushups x once around the clock specific warmup (5 minutes) Zercher sandbag squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) Zercher sandbag squats x 7 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #713”

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”