Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #648

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell figure 8’s to hold x 35 reps kettlebell cleans x 12/12 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 15 reps resistance band pause face pulls x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) strict pullups/EZ bar curls set up and light practice strength (5 rounds) one round = strict pullups x 4 repsContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #648”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #647

general warmup (15 minutes) bear crawls x 50 feet chimp walks x 50 feet tin mans x 100 feet Sanddune jumps x 15 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) belt squats set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) belt squats x 5 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) weighted step ups x 10/10Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #647”

PAP works like crazy (and I don’t mean your grandpa)

You might be thinking “What or who the heck is PAP?” Great question! PAP isn’t a “who”. PAP is super simple way to increase your heavy lifts. PAP stands for post activation potentiation. That explanation doesn’t help much so here’s the deal. I learned about PAP from Travis Mash a couple of years ago. ItContinue reading “PAP works like crazy (and I don’t mean your grandpa)”

Ed Coan looked me in the eye and said

Wait! Do you mean the legendary Ed Coan aka the G.O.A.T.? Yup absolutely! It’s not like me and Ed hang out together. He ran a Powerlifting Workshop hosted by my buddy at CrossFit Havoc. I’m telling you the lifters who came were very well-known in this area, wow! I think I was the smallest andContinue reading “Ed Coan looked me in the eye and said”

The results follow the work

It’s just that simple. No magic, no secrets, no fluff, no nonsense. Just do the work, period.

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #641

general warmup (15 minutes) resistance archer pulls x 20/20 reps resistance band 1 hand pause face pulls x 10/10 reps chimp walks x 100 feet side shuffles x 200 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) Pendlay rows set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) Pendlay rows x 4 reps x 8 sets conditioning/accessory work (2Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #641”

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”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #637

general warmup (15 minutes) Grinder Kord recline rows x 15 reps thick rope pullups x 5 reps Zercher sandbag cleans x 10 reps Sanddune power steps x 40 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) wheel barrow push set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) heavy wheel barrow push x 50 feet x 5 rounds conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #637”

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”

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 reps Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) push press test rest as needed specific warm up (5 minutes)  specific warm up (5 minutes) mace 300’s test Adex mace testContinue reading “Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #7 & #8”