Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #551

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 30/30 reps seated pause  resistance band rows x 15 reps Bulgarian bag 360’s x 15/15 reps sandbag Zercher cleans x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) farmers walk set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = farmers walk x 150Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #551”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #534

general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pause face pulls x 20 reps resistance band “palms up” pull a parts x 50 reps traveling broad jumps x 100 feet Sanddune squats x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) Sumo axle deadlifts  set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) Sumo axle deadlifts x 4Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #534”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #548

general warm up (10 minutes) diagonal resistance band pull a parts x 30/30 reps sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps strict weight plate front raises x 15 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) rack pulls set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) heavy rack pulls x 2 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #548”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #541

general warm up (10 minutes) alternating sandbag shouldering x 20 reps stone carry x 100 feet 2 hand side swings x 40 reps mountain climbers x 100 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) strict weighted pull ups/weighted dips superset light practice strength (5 supersets) 1 superset = strict weighted pull ups x 2 reps +Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #541”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #540

general warm up (10 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps seated resistance pause band rows x 15 reps 1 legged hops x 100 feet bear crawls x 100 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) Strongman medley–one round = log carry x 50 feet + famers walk x 50 feet + sled pushContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #540”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #506

general warm up (10 minutes) rotation push ups x 20 reps chimp walks x 50 feet inch worms x 50 feet Bulgarian bag 360’s x 12/12 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) lateral keg loading set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) lateral keg loading x 10/10 reps x 4 sets conditioning/accessory work (2Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #506”

Why hand strength matters

We have been hitting exercises for hand strength hard for the last several weeks. Hand, wrist, and forearm strength are regularly addressed at the Cave, but now we are focusing even more intensely on it. How important is hand strength? Here’s what Harvard has to say about it My original interest in training for gripContinue reading “Why hand strength matters”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #416

general warm up (10 minutes) clock push ups x twice around the clock alternating kettlebell swings x 30 reps leg lifts x 20 reps “palms up” pull a parts x 40 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) strict weighted pull ups set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) strict weighted pull ups x 2Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #416”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #280

general warmup (10 minutes) rotation push ups x 20 reps seated resistance band rows x 15 reps Adex club inside mills x 15/15 reps Adex club outside mills x 15/15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) meadows rows set up and practice strength (4 rounds) meadows rows x 8/8-8/8-8/8-8/8 reps conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) SandduneContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #280”