Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #651

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps resistance band push throughs x 20 reps Neuro Grip pushups x 10 reps medcine ball isometric crush hold x 45 seconds Power Wheel rollouts x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) close grip grappler rows set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) heavyContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #651”

PAP works like crazy (and I don’t mean your grandpa)

You might be thinking “What or who the heck is PAP?” Great question! PAP isn’t a “who”. PAP is super simple way to increase your heavy lifts. PAP stands for post activation potentiation. That explanation doesn’t help much so here’s the deal. I learned about PAP from Travis Mash a couple of years ago. ItContinue reading “PAP works like crazy (and I don’t mean your grandpa)”

Ed Coan looked me in the eye and said

Wait! Do you mean the legendary Ed Coan aka the G.O.A.T.? Yup absolutely! It’s not like me and Ed hang out together. He ran a Powerlifting Workshop hosted by my buddy at CrossFit Havoc. I’m telling you the lifters who came were very well-known in this area, wow! I think I was the smallest andContinue reading “Ed Coan looked me in the eye and said”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #646

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 rep Power Wheel rollouts x 12 reps dumbbell hang power snatches x 10/10 reps pause supermans x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) incline bench press set upand light practice strength (20 minutes) incline bench press x 3 reps x 7 sets conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #646”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #645

general warmup (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 15/15 reps resistance band vertical pull a parts 35 reps resistance band archer pulls x 20/20 reps kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 25 reps 1 legged hops x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) strict barbell press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) strictContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #645”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #640

general warmup (15 minutes) clock pushups x twice around the clock 1 hand resistance band pause face pulls x 10/10 reps recline rope climb x traveling broad jumps x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) dumbbell Ahrens press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dumbbell Ahrens press x 4 reps x 7 setsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #640”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #638

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band vertical pull a parts x 25 reps resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 25/25 reps rear bear crawls x 50 feet bear crawls x 50 feet 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) supersets of weighted dips & weighted pullups set upContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #638”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #635

general warmup (15 minutes) mountain climbers x 100 reps situps x 25 reps Grinder Kord flys x 15 reps Grinder Kord reverse flys x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sled push set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) sled push x 200 feet conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) rear sled pull x 100 feetContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #635”

PEOPLE OFTEN ASK ME WHAT WE DO AT THE CAVE

Here’s a brief look at a small part of how we train. There is much more to it than this, but this will give you a general idea.

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #633

general warmup (15 minutes) overhead weight plate carry x 100 feet Sanddune jumps x 10 reps parallette pushups x 12 reps Zercher sandbag split squats x 8/8 reps recline rope climbs x 5 specific warmup (5 minutes) neutral grip bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) neutral grip bench press x 4Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #633”