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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #632

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band vertical pull a parts x 35 reps resistance band archer pulls x 20/20 reps resistance band baseball swings x 20/20 reps resistance band pause seated rows x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) keg squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) keg squats x 8 reps xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #632”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #631

general warmup (15 minutes) dumbbell star complex x 1 dumbbell hang power snatches x 5/5 reps double dumbbell squat cleans x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) incline dumbbell bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) incline dumbbell bench press x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (3 rounds) double dumbbellContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #631”

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

General warm up (10 minutes)resistance band pull a parts x 100 repsSanddune power steps x 100 repsAdex club barbarian pull overs x 25 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)bench press testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)deadlift testsNote: no conditioning/accessory work during tests

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10

General warm up (10 minutes)bear crawls x 100 feetjumping jacks x 50 repstin mans x 100 feetkettlebell high pulls x 10/10 repsAdex arc 2 hand front cleans x 10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Burgener drillssquat cleans set up and light practicesquat cleans test rest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes) sled push test x max.Continue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity test #9 & #10”

#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance band pull a parts x 125 reps Neuro Grip pushups x 10 reps keg squats x 10 reps alternating sandbag shouldering x 20 reps resistance band suitcase deadlifts x 20 reps (note: put a 45 lb bumper plate over the band) specific warmup (5 minutes) set up and light practiceContinue reading “#630 IRON BROTHERHOOD”

“IF YOU CAN’T MEASURE IT, YOU CAN’T IMPROVE IT.”–Peter Drucker

Happy New Year! You might have stayed up way too late or have a hangover, but it’s a new day, a new year, and a new decade anyhow. Time to get cranking on those workouts! Hopefully you kept a training journal last year so you know what your starting point is now. What you don’tContinue reading ““IF YOU CAN’T MEASURE IT, YOU CAN’T IMPROVE IT.”–Peter Drucker”

Quarterly Strength & Work Capacity Tests #5 & #6

General warm up (10 minutes)Sanddune power steps x 50 repsAdex club inside mills x 15/15 repsAdex club outside mills x 15/15 repsdislocates x 10 repsSanddune split squats x 10/10 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)back squat testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)dips test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**