Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #571

general warm up (15 minutes) Sanddune power steps x 50 reps Sanddune push ups x 10 reps Sanddune split squats x 10/10 reps inch worms x 50 feet specific warm up (5 minutes) sled push/frame carry set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = sled push x 50 feet + frame carryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #571”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #570

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance¬† band vertical pull a parts x 50 reps tin mans x 100 feet broad jumps x 100 feet barbarian split squats x 12/12 reps Burgener drills specific warm up (5 minutes) snatch set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) snatch x 3 reps x 8 sets conditioning/accessory workContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #570”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #568

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation push ups x 20 reps dumbbell deadlifts x 15 reps windshield wiper squats x 20 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) hand-over-hand sled pulls set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) hand-over-hand sled pulls x 100 feet conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) dumbbellContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #568”

Lifelong Strength

In¬†two days, GOD willing, I will be 67 years young. Almost six decades ago I was diagnosed as terminally ill. Obviously, I did not die. I believe GOD heard and answered my parents prayers. I am thankful to still be here and I want to make every day count! It is very important to meContinue reading “Lifelong Strength”

Why good technique is so important

(Getting coached on my squat by the legendary Powerlifter, Ed Coan) No one wants to get “no repped”in a meet or on a test; solid technique will solve that problem. Isn’t there more to having good technique than that? Why do coaches constantly stress technique anyhow? First, let me clarify that, good coaches do andContinue reading “Why good technique is so important”

Getting strong from every angle

Life is unpredictable, at best, you never know what you might be facing that day when you get up in the morning. I believe that our training should build a well-rounded readiness for any situation. If someone were to ask how we train at the Cave, for instance, “Do you do Powerlifting or Olympic Weightlifting?”,Continue reading “Getting strong from every angle”

How the culture tries to profit from “aging” you early

One thing I hate is someone trying to make me think, act, and live how they think I should at a certain age. They first try to get to you when you turn 50 and they send you an invitation to join a very large “geezer’s” organization (it starts with the letter “A”). Forget it!Continue reading “How the culture tries to profit from “aging” you early”

Try, fail, try, fail, try again, success eventually

What coaches can do that politicians and judges never will be able to do

If you are a coach, or are aspiring to be one, pay close attention to this. You have the power to make a real difference in real peoples lives on a daily basis for the better. Politicians and judges do what they do far removed from the “real world” of our daily lives. Coaches, onContinue reading “What coaches can do that politicians and judges never will be able to do”