Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #699

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell swings x 30 reps long cycles x 30 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps Bulgarian bag 360’s x 15/15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) kettlebell goblet split squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) kettlebell goblet split squats x 5 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #699”

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”

THE RAPIDS WERE CLOSE, JUST DOWNSTREAM

You couldn’t see anything but jungle through the “hell hole” of the CH47. We weren’t told where we were going, but we were on our way. I don’t know how long we were in flight, but eventually we landed on a big sandbar in the middle of a river. There was nowhere else to land.Continue reading “THE RAPIDS WERE CLOSE, JUST DOWNSTREAM”

IF YOU HEAR “CLUNK” SOMEONE GOOFED

Many years ago I attended U.S. Army Air Assault School. One of the many things I learned there was how to rapell from a helicopter. One thing they stressed was bounding back away from the helicopter’s skid, which you stand on before rapelling. Sometimes you hear a clunk sound when a soldier didn’t execute hisContinue reading “IF YOU HEAR “CLUNK” SOMEONE GOOFED”

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”

make up tests for–Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8

General warm up (10 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps 1 hand halos x 15/15 reps Adex club mills x 20 rep Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) push press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) Adex mace test **Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Sometimes the coach is wrong

I have heard the expression, “Will it make the boat go faster”, quite a few times so I looked into it tonight. Here’s where it comes from. You might wonder why I would concern myself with boats when I don’t even have a boat. Stay with me after you read this quote and I will explain.Continue reading “Sometimes the coach is wrong”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #3 & #4

General warm up (10 minutes) Americanas x 50 reps Sanddune push ups x 15 reps windshield wipers x 20 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) Adex club long cycle test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) pull up test **Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**