3 attitudes that can wreck your progress

Anyone who has trained for an extended length of time knows how important the “mental game” is in training. To do any type of training you must have your mindset right to make progress. Here are three things that are evidence that your mindset is wrong for training: ego greed impatience Most people know howContinue reading “3 attitudes that can wreck your progress”

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**

make up test-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #5 & #6

General warm up (10 minutes) Sanddune  power steps x 50 reps Adex club inside mills x 15/15 reps Adex club outside mills x 15/15 reps dislocates x 10 reps Sanddune split squats x 10/10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) back squat test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) dips test **Note:  noContinue reading “make up test-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #5 & #6”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #1 & #2

make-up tests General warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps Sanddune power steps x 100 reps Adex club barbarian pull overs x 25 reps Sanddune push ups x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes) deadlift tests **Note:  noContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #1 & #2”

The Cave will be rocking all through April

We are kicking off next month with our infamous quarterly strength & work capacity tests– five barbell tests two bodyweight tests two macefit.com tests Next we will have our monthly men’s strength club, “Iron Brotherhood”– lift big eat big hang out with your brothers Plus, our first macefit.com instructor certification will be held– for coaches/trainersContinue reading “The Cave will be rocking all through April”

Measureable results take more than just breaking a sweat

Never confuse “working out” with training. Working out or exercising is often to just experience the moment. Training is focused on progressively working towards specific goals by adjusting certain variables. If you just want to just  breathe hard, sweat a lot, and flop on the floor when it’s over then this is not for you.Continue reading “Measureable results take more than just breaking a sweat”

Staying focused when life gets tough

Many things can break your focus if we let them. Staying true to your goals is especially important when things go wrong. Chaos does not have to be your default way of life. Much of it we bring on ourselves through  TV, news, and social media. Add busy work schedules, parenting, school, etc. and things canContinue reading “Staying focused when life gets tough”

No risk, no reward

People who strive for great achievements, especially in any physical endeavor, usually know well in advance that they can can get hurt or killed in doing so. However, the truly-dedicated accept that risk and continue to pursue their goals. They also know that though they will have some people support their efforts, many won’t. NegativeContinue reading “No risk, no reward”