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-training of the day (TOD) #716

general warmup (15 minutes) long cycles x 40 reps inch worms x 50 feet tin mans x 100 feet Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) lateral sled pulls set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) lateral sled pulls x 100 feet x 4 rounds conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted calf raisesContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #716”

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) #712

general warmup (15 minutes) rotation pushups x 20 reps lat pull downs x 12 reps alternating leg lifts x 30 reps 1 legged hops x 100 feet pause supermans x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength ( 8 sets ) dead-stop bench press x 3 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #712”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #706

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 50 reps resistance band archer pulls x 20/20 reps resistance band pause face pulls x 15 reps hollow rocks x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) dumbbell bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dumbbell bench press x 7 reps x 4Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #706”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #702

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 75 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 30 reps kettlebell high pulls x 10/10 reps rear bear crawls x 50 feet bear crawls x 50 feet Sanddune plyo pushups x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) bench press set up and light practice strengthContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #702”

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”