RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE

“IF YOU WON’T TAKE A CHANCE ON YOURSELF, WHY SHOULD ANYONE ELSE TAKE A CHANCE ON YOU?”–AUTHOR UNKNOWN Many people settle for a very humdrum routine life. Pretty much nothing changes until their health fails and they die with no adventures under their belts. Others live at the edge, where danger awaits. They refuse toContinue reading “RISK VERSUS REWARD IN TRAINING AND IN LIFE”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #596

general warm up (15 minutes) resistance band diagonal pull a parts x 25/25 reps resistance band “palms up” pull a parts x 25 reps kettlebell goblet squats x 20 reps chimp walks x 100 feet Sanddune squats x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press/barbell rows set up and light practice strength (4Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #596”

FORGET LABOR DAY, MONDAY IS “HARD LABOR” DAY AT THE CAVE

While many people are laying around slurping down beer and stuffing themselves on junk food, the crew at the Cave will not be. Instead, we will be building “real world” strength through hard physical training. A judge can pass down a hard labor sentence on a person convicted of a crime as part of hisContinue reading “FORGET LABOR DAY, MONDAY IS “HARD LABOR” DAY AT THE CAVE”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #595

general warm up (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 20 reps alternating kettlebell swings x 30 reps jumping jacks x 40 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) front sled pulls set up and light practice strength (3 rounds) front sled pulls x 200 feet conditioning/accessory work (2 rounds) BulgarianContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #595”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #594

general warm up (15 minutes) medicine ball throw & chase x 10 reps dumbbell high pulls x 12/12 reps Atomic push ups x 10 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) bench press set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) bench press x 4 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessory work (1 round) Tri-set tricep complexContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #594”

Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #591

general warm up (15 minutes) barbarian squat & lunge x 50 feet recline bar row x 12 reps clock push ups x once around the clock sledge hammer strikes x 30 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) wheel barrow pushes/keg squats set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = wheel barrow pushContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #591”

Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #583

general warm up (15 minutes) rotation push ups x 20 reps Sanddune power steps x 50 reps Sanddune plyo push ups x 10 reps sit ups x 25 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) Pendlay rows set up and light practice strength (3 rounds) Pendlay rows x 3 rest pause mini sets conditioning/accessory work (3Continue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day-(TOD) #583”

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

general warm up (15 minutes) weight plate orbits x 15/15 reps clock push ups x once around the clock Grinder Kord recline rows x 15 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) barbell rows/DB curls set up and light practice strength (4 rounds) one round = barbell rows x 8 reps + double dumbbell curls xContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #571”

Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #562

general warm up (15 minutes) dumbbell bench press x 12 reps dumbbell hang power snatch x 7/7 reps Power Wheel roll outs x 10 reps Sanddune jumps x 12 reps specific warm up (5 minutes) rack pulls set up and light practice strength (20 minutes) heavy rack pulls x 2 reps x 6 sets conditioning/accessoryContinue reading “Cave Strong-training of the day (TOD) #562”