How do you measure your progres?

I am sure that training is a big part of your life, it sure is for me. Just curious to see how you track the progress you are making in your training. For myself, I am an old school pen and paper guy. I have kept a training journal for decades. That way I alwaysContinue reading “How do you measure your progres?”

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

General warm up (10 minutes)Americanas x 50 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repswindshield wipers x 20 repsjumping jacks x 50 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Adex club long cycle testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)pull up test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood(TOD) #663

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell swings x 50 reps barbarian squats x 20 reps keg clean & push press x 5 reps resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up circuit and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = concrete slab carry x 50 feet + rescue dummyContinue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood(TOD) #663”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #5 & #6

General warm up (10 minutes)Sanddune power steps x 50 repsAdex club inside mills x 15/15 repsAdex club outside mills x 15/15 repsdislocates x 10 repsSanddune split squats x 10/10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)back squat testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)dips test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

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) #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) #656

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 20/20 reps resistance pull a parts x 60 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) isometric bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) isometric bench press x 3 reps x 8Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #656”

“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”