Plan Focus: Ranger School Training Plan

By Rob Shaul I just updated our Ranger School Training Plan this week. This is Version 3 of this training plan, updated July 2017. The Ranger School Training Plan has proven itself over the years for multiple athletes. (Read Reviews Here). Ranger School in total is a multi-month stamina effort. But the “crux” of the […]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Subscribe

By Mintra Mattison With the Athlete’s Subscription Package you get access to everything MTI has to offer. Here are 6 reasons why you should subscribe: 1. You get access to all of our Training Plans We now offer over 200 training plans across, Mountain, Military, LE, Fire Rescue and General Fitness. Chances are pretty high that […]

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My Bar Crawl Battle with Self Righteousness

  By Peyton Holtz  Last summer, I spent some time with an incredible group of elite professionals from across the mountain-tactical world.  They were all well out of my league—more talented, more accomplished, more mature, and more professional than I will likely ever be.  As part of our introductions to one another for the weekend, […]

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Arete 7.20.17

Military Frustrated Foreign Fighters, Brookings Institute Identifying global hotspots for water conflict, Homeland Security News Wire US Airstrikes In Afghanistan Are At Levels Not Seen Since Obama Troop Surge, Washington Post Maritime Risk and Safety: Preventing the USS Cole Attack, InMilitary The ‘Blackwater 2.0’ Plan for Afghanistan, The Atlantic The Role of Forward Presence in […]

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Plan Focus: Teton Grand Traverse Training Plan

By Rob Shaul I’ve never personally completed the Grand Traverse. Best I’ve done is the Cathedral Traverse – the first 3 peaks – Teewinot, Owen and the Grand. MTI Athlete and Senior Exum Guide Brenton Reagan lead me up and over these peaks one day a few years ago. It wouldn’t be accurate to say […]

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Rob’s Backcountry Scouting & Backpacking Kit

By Rob Shaul Below details the kit I’m currently running and/or recommend during this summer’s backcountry hunt scouting (mule deer & elk). This kit would also work for backpacking. Note that many of these items are on promotive.com – military, LE and mountain professionals should all qualify for this program. Pack and Essentials: Pack Elberestock […]

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Q&A 7.20.17

KUDOS ON HUMILIY  “Last time I emailed you I was preparing to ship for Army BCT. I just got back from training a week ago. I just wanted to let you know I was by far one of the most  physically prepared individuals throughout basic and AIT because of your programs.”   QUESTION I’m an […]

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