Mini Study: 3 Weeks of MTI’s “Super Squat” Progression Leads to 4.9% Strength Gains

By Rob Shaul   BLUF Experienced MTI Lab Rats showed an average 4.9% strength gain over two strength exercises following MTI’s “Super Squat” strength progression for 3 weeks within a multi-modal fluid periodization training cycle.   Background MTI’s “Super Squat” progression is our implementation of the famous book, “Super Squats: How to Gain 30 Pounds […]

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MTI’S Mountain Running and Ultra Running Plans

  Our Flash Sale this week includes all of MTI’s Mountain and Ultra Running Plans such as: Ultra Pre-Season Alpine Running 50-Mile Running and much more… You can now save 30%* on these plans by entering: MountainRun30 at checkout. *This offer ends within 24 hours.   Click through the following plan tree to find your plan: […]

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Q&A 8.16.18

  QUESTION My unit has a couple of competitions coming up in a few months, we are improving on most aspects, all though a component that needs work is the 100 metre dash with falling plates, the team are struggling with accuracy after the run along with the condition taking it’s towl on those slightly […]

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Arete 8.16.18

Military War Without End: The Pentagon’s Failed Campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal Beating Them at Their Own Game: The Economic Dimension of Competing With China, War on the Rocks Radical Islamist English-Language Online Magazines: Research Guide, Strategic Insights, and Policy Response, Small Wars Journal Is Russia’s Military Better Than America’s?, The Interpreter Pivoting to the Pacific, The […]

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Rules

  By Derek DeBruin   I sat quietly in the back of the Subaru, speeding home through the darkness, exhausted from a day of difficult sport climbing. My compatriots in the front seats were debating the merits of different makes and models of carabiners for their ease of clipping. This seemed like an insignificant detail […]

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Packet Focus: SF45 Packet II

  By Rob Shaul This is the second of two training packets with SF45 Training Plans. The SF45 Training Packet II contains four (of eight) plans from MTI’s SF45 programming library including: Echo Foxtrot Golf Hotel “SF45” is an acronym for “Strength and Fitness 45” and this programming is designed for older tactical and other […]

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The Minimum

  By Derek DeBruin   Within a year of beginning to climb, I was enrolled in the Single Pitch Instructor course, a program for aspiring climbing instructors. In three short days the curriculum made quite clear how little I actually knew about climbing. Something as simple as belaying from above directly off the anchor blew […]

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Arete 8.9.18

Military Inside SecDef Jim Mattis’ $2.5 Billion Plan to Make the Infantry Deadlier, Small Wars Journal Congress finalizes $717 billion defense budget authorization months ahead of schedule, Defense News Drone Attacks are Essentially Terrorism by Joystick, Small Wars Journal Leadership: Expanding the Discussion, Small Wars Journal US has launched over 500 strikes against the Islamic State since […]

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Q&A 8.9.18

QUESTION I graduate from USMC OCS tomorrow and I want to thank you for the work you do because following your programming allowed me to recover from my broken ankle last summer and perform very well physically at OCS this summer. Now I’m looking forward to TBS. My TBS date is December 3, 2018 so […]

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