Plan Focus: Chassis Integrity

By Rob Shaul Our Chassis Integrity programming theory evolved last summer after a personal experience. I had moved away from the tactical programming to some distance running and bodyweight work. The bodyweight training included plenty of core work – sit-up variations, bridging, lower back complexes, EO’s, and some ground and equipment based work such as Russian Triangles, […]

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Plan Focus: Fat-Loss Training Program

By Rob Shaul For some Athletes their muscle/fat ratio can be a limiting factor. The impact of muscle/fat relation on physical performances  is crucial. Our Fat-Loss Training Program is designed to help you loose fat and build muscle at the same time. It focusses on aerobic conditioning, work capacity circuits, and total-body muscular endurance. It includes multiple […]

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Plan Focus: Bodyweight Foundation Training Plan

  By Rob Shaul Don’t be fooled by “bodyweight” – this plan is no joke. Bodyweight Foundation begins with a bodyweight strength assessment and uses the assessment results for the follow-on training and progressions. This way the plan  automatically “scales” to the incoming fitness level of the individual athlete. In this way, the plan pushes […]

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Packet Focus: Fire/Rescue “Big Cat” Training Packet

By Rob Shaul The Big Cat Packet of training plans represents the latest evolution of our Fluid Periodization to programming for Urban Fire/Rescue Athletes. The 5 training plans: Jaguar, Leopard, Lion, Tiger and Panther , deploy MTI’s most recent evolution of Fluid Periodization for full-time Urban Fire/Rescue Athletes and concurrently train: High Relative Strength – Strength per bodyweight, especially […]

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Packet Focus: LE Athlete “Spirits” Training Packet

By Rob Shaul The Spirits Packet of training plans represents the latest evolution of our Fluid Periodization to programming for LE Athletes: Patrol & Detective. The 4 training plans: Whiskey, Tequila, Vodka and Bourbon , deploy MTI’s most recent evolution of Fluid Periodization for full-time Patrol Officers and Detectives and concurrently train: High Relative Strength – Strength per […]

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Packet Focus: SWAT/SRT Gun Maker Training Placket

By Rob Shaul The Gun Maker Packet of training plans represents the latest evolution of our Fluid Periodization to programming for full-time SWAT/SRT athletes. The 4 training plans: Ruger, Glock, Beretta, H&K deploy MTI’s most recent evolution of Fluid Periodization for full-time SWAT/SRT athletes and concurrently train: Relative Strength Work Capacity TAC SEPA (Tactical Speed, Explosive Power […]

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On Mental Fitness

“I’ve been conducting a focused mental fitness experiment on myself for the past few weeks.
Specifically, I’ve been trying to not look at the clock during long, 30-60 minute, gym-based endurance efforts. My struggle with this has been revealing on a couple levels”

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