Arete 3.16.17

MILITARY/NATIONAL DEFENSE The Never-Ending War in Afghanistan, NY Times Consequences of Afghanistan Corruption, Small Wars Journal Opposition Grows to Coast Guard Budget Cuts, DOD Buzz US SOF on the Move in Syria, DOD Buzz New Rules for US Military Intervention, War on the Rocks Re-Assessing Obama’s Legacy of Restraint, War on the Rocks 40 US […]

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Q&A 3.16.17

QUESTION Hello, My wife and I are volunteer ski patrollers and on a volunteer search and rescue team in Southern California. We’ve been following your base fitness, climbing, and ski specific programs for the last 2 years and we’ve had a lot of success! It has been incredible to watch my wife drastically improve her […]

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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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