The Relentless Pull of Douchebag Gravity

By Rob Shaul When reading this headline what came to mind for you was how the Douchebags of the world pull you down, wasn’t it? Actually, the “Relentless Pull of Douchebag Gravity” comes not from others, but from our own selfishness and sense of self importance that pulls us away from the principles of Quiet […]

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Arete 6.21.18

Military Where Did the U.S. Go Wrong in the Philippines? A Hard Look at a ‘Success’ Story, War on the Rocks Did Russia and America Almost Go to War in Syria? The National Interest The U.S. Army Culture is French, Small Wars Journal SOCOM’s New Challenge in North Korea and Beyond, The Cipher Brief 9 Rules […]

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The Country Singer Packet

By Rob Shaul   This week we published two new plans – Johnny and Waylon – of our new series of plans: Country Singer Packet. These most recent programmes in development will include a total of 8-general fitness plans and are specifically designed for recreational athletes. We have more and more civilians and recreational athletes interested in our programming and often it’s […]

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Q&A 6.21.18

QUESTION Hey Rob I’ll make this quick. I’ve followed your programming since you put it out for free. I’m 48yrs old former Force RECON Marine. I’m thinking of entering a 3 day race that covers 60mile ruck, 140m mtb, 30m canoe. I have a monthly membership with you, just trying to choose a plan that […]

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Mini Study: 8 Second Dead Hang Work Intervals “May” Outperform 4 Second Dead Hang Work Intervals for Increasing Finger Strength

By Rob Shaul   BLUF We conducted a 4-Week Mini study comparing the effectiveness of two hang board dead hang duration intervals (4 seconds vs. 8 seconds) to increase finger strength assessed by a dead hang for time. Results “seem” to indicate the 8-second intervals were more effective, but they are suspect because the 4-second […]

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Arete 6.14.18

Military War is Having an Identity Crisis, Small Wars Journal Tank vs. tank, Defense News Exclusive: CENTCOM reveals scope of Yemen air campaign, Long War Journal Analysis: The Islamic State is far from dead; it is regrouping and rebranding itself, intelNews.org Light attack for special ops? Defense News What a Small ISIS Cell in Trinidad is […]

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Q&A 6.14.18

QUESTION I am trying to pick the right plan for me out of the options provided. I have the Athlete’s Subscription. I am having a hard time picking out the right plan do to the training I am already doing. I am currently in the military and I am in a training cycle where we […]

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MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for May 2018

  MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for May 2018 Athlete’s Subscription APFT Training Plan Bodyweight Foundation Training Plan Humility Military On-Ramp Training Plan  Core Strength Bodyweight Only Fat-Loss Training Plan Running Improvement Training Plan Hypertrophy for Skinny Guys 357 Strength Training Plan Big 24 Strength Training Program Chassis Integrity Training Plan Ranger School Training Plan […]

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MTI’s Most Influential Articles

  By Rob Shaul We have been working with mountain and tactical athletes for over a decade now, and early on established MTI as a thought leader both within and without of mountain and tactical athlete fitness. Below are our most influential articles over the years.   1) What Does It Mean To Be a […]

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Arete 6.7.18

Military Why Military Service Should Not be An Obligation of Citizenship, War on the Rocks Revolutionizing the Institutional Army, Real Clear Defense M4: The Gun The Army Loves to go to War With, The National Interest The Reason Why There Is No Gun On the Planet Like the Glock, The National Interest Gangs and the […]

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