Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #668

general warmup (15 minutes) mountain climbers x 100 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps pause supermans x 15 reps barbarian lateral lunges x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) sled pull set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round =forward sled pull x 50 feet + rear sled pullContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #668”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #667

general warmup (15 minutes) pushups x 30 reps recline rope climb x 5 sandbag shouldering x 10/10 reps weighted situps x 10 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Atlas stone lifts setup and practice strength (20 minutes) Atlas stone lifts x 3 reps x 5 sets conditioning/accessory work (3 rounds) grappler bar close grip rows xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #667”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #665

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell suitcase swings x 30 reps medicine ball chest passes x 10 reps resistance band 1 hand pause face pulls x 10/10 reps diamond pushups x 15 reps 1 legged hops x 100 feet specific warmup (5 minutes) dead-stop bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) dead-stop benchContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #665”

How do you measure your progress?

I am sure that training is a big part of your life, it sure is for me. Just curious to see how you track the progress you are making in your training. For myself, I am an old school pen and paper guy. I have kept a training journal for decades. That way I alwaysContinue reading “How do you measure your progress?”

Cave Strong-quarterly strength & work capacity tests #3 & #4

General warm up (10 minutes)Americanas x 50 repsSanddune push ups x 15 repswindshield wipers x 20 repsjumping jacks x 50 repsspecific warm up (5 minutes)Adex club long cycle testrest as neededspecific warm up (5 minutes)pull up test**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood(TOD) #663

general warmup (15 minutes) kettlebell swings x 50 reps barbarian squats x 20 reps keg clean & push press x 5 reps resistance band pull a parts x 100 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) set up circuit and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = concrete slab carry x 50 feet + rescue dummyContinue reading “Cave Strong-Iron Brotherhood(TOD) #663”

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 tests**Note: no conditioning/accessory work during tests**

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #662

general warmup (5 minutes) rotation pushups x 25 reps situps x 25 reps jumping jacks x 50 reps mountain climbers x 75 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) 1 hand farmers walk set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) 1 hand farmers walk x 200 feet x 3 sets conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) barbarian pulloversContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #662”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #661

general warmup (15 minutes) recline bar rows x 15 reps clock pushups x once around the clock resistance band pause 1 hand face pulls x 12/12 reps 45 to 90 degree leg lifts x 20 reps specific warmup (5 minutes) Eagle Loop pullups/bench dips set up and practice strength (4 supersets) 0ne superset = EagleContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #661”

cool events coming up at the Cave in April

Wow! It’s almost time to start our quarterly strength and work capacity tests! Only one more week and the fun will be unleashed: 5 barbell tests, 2 bodyweight test, steel mace test, steel club test, sled push test Right after the tests we have our next Mace FitĀ® Instructor Certification (April 10-11) You can saveContinue reading “cool events coming up at the Cave in April”