Caveman conditioning revolves around rather uncivilized and minimalist, but ver rewarding, strength training methods out in nature, whether it be the woods, the mountains, wherever. !h bother with a gm or e"pensive e#uipment when ou can get our strength training $or little to no mone% &ven i$ the closest thing to nature ou have available to ou is a public park, ou can still get a $ree but di$$icult workout b tring some o$ the ideas $rom 'caveman conditioning() *o matter where ou go, ou just need some creativit and knowledge o$ proper e"ercise techni#ue.+lease note this article is not related in an wa to the 'Caveman Conditioning( o$ -od$orce. This is m own take on 'primitive( training methods, and no copright in$ringement is intended in an wa. Check out -od$orces awesome Caveman Conditioning page b visiting the blog below and clicking on 'Caveman Conditioning( http://stuartdorrill.wordpress.com/+recautions0ress $or sa$et and $or the weather. 1lwas have permission to use the land. 2Unless ou, a close $riend, or a $amil member owns it in which case, knock oursel$ out. 3$ ou get oursel$ in trouble though, '3 told ou so.(4 Take all proper precautions be$ore ou go into the woods, including hdration, sunblock, an needed e#uipment, hiking shoes, thick socks, and bug repellent spra. 5ead this article on 6me disease, which can be contracted $rom ticks 2o$ten picked up in the woods during warmer months4 http://goo.gl/!t78i9
Caveman Conditioning – Strength Training Methods
0rag awa dead trees b hand. Chop down a tree $or $irewood. hovel some dirt. ;oud be surprised how great these are $or training both strength 1*0 endurance, until ouve done one o$ them steadil $or an hour. &speciall in hot weather. ;ou can use a relativel low but ver sturd tree branch $or pullups, leg raises, various gmnastics e"ercises, and so $orth. ;ou could also per$orm a burpee, jump up to the branch e"plosivel, do a pullup, drop, and repeat, $or a $ull set.5un through and navigate the natural obstacle course that the woods provide this includes jumping ditches. Climb trees $or grip work and overall agilit. <ang a rope $rom a tree and learn some rope climbing e"ercises to train our grip and overall bod strength even more. 5opes are also use$ul in pullup variations and mud run stle obstacles. 6ook into arm training and drills $or ideas. 6ook online $or the 1rm =ield Manual >?>@ and read it thoroughl.Clear an straw and or leaves in a particularl shad and grass area that could be used $or various calisthenics just remember to wear long shirts and pants $or this. 1lso make surethat i$ oure going to use the area and regularl, spra it $or ticks using +ermethrin or anotherrecommended pesticide. 1nwa, some e"cellent calisthenics in such an area include using a tree $or support when practicing gmnastics backbends or various handstand e"ercises. ;ou could also wrap a length o$ heav rope around a tree to use $or striking practice. Aust make sure ou get instruction $rom a #uali$ied martial arts instructor be$ore tring this and wear hand protection, such as wrist wraps. 3 recommend using rice bucket e"ercises to strengthen our wrists, and using other such e"ercises to toughen the hands.