So I asked him if double unders were so functional, why didn’t they do them in prison

That seemed like a fair question to ask, especially since this organization prided themselves on functional fitness. I had been a coach with them for many years, they were a huge global organization. My question stood, though. I didn’t get a good answer, just a strange look somewhere in between annoyance and bewilderment. It seemedContinue reading “So I asked him if double unders were so functional, why didn’t they do them in prison”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #681

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band archer pulls x 20/20 reps resistance band 1 hand pause pulls x 10/10 reps barbarian pullovers x 25 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps sandbag shouldering x 12/12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sandbag Zercher squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) SandbagContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #681”

the family that trains together remains together

Our Personal Trainer, Carly Smith, trains her Mom (Jill) & Dad (Mike) several times each week. They both are doing great! Way to go! Schedule your personal training with Carly today contact: (941)544-3799 smithcarly20@gmail.com

Some good things actually happened in 2020, here’s one

This was posted a few months ago, but the message is very relevant and encouraging for today. More smart coaches/trainers are using steel maces & clubs each day. This type of training is growing like crazy. You can learn this too at either of our two upcoming certifications and be able to run this programContinue reading “Some good things actually happened in 2020, here’s one”

“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”

KEG PARTY AT THE CAVE

No, not that kind of keg party! This is actually a healthy kind of keg party About 4 rounds of this will get your heart pumping for sure!

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #644

general warmup (15 minutes) Grinder Kord recline rows x 15 reps Grinder Kord flys x 15 reps overhead weight plate carry x 100 feet weight plate strict front raises x 12 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) lateral keg loading/keg squats set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = lateral keg loading xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #644”

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”

EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?

I was talking with one of my more dedicated athletes this morning about the way people look at working out, aging, and attitudes they have. Since I first started training people over 50 years I have seen a few things that never seem to change. The same patterns are repeated over and over again, onlyContinue reading “EXCUSE MAKER OR EXCUSE BREAKER?”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #626

NOTE: Those who missed the lightened bench press training last week will do it Monday general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band vertical pull a parts x 35 reps resistance 1 hand pause face pulls x 10/10 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps Sanddune jumps x 10 reps Burgener drill specific warmup (5 minutes)Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #626”