Arete 11.16.17

Military Army to Field New Body Armor Next Summer, Kit Up! How NATO Could Accidentally Trigger a War with Russia, Rand Corp. Taliban “Red Unit” with Night Vision Kills Dozens of Afghan Officers, NY Times NATO Lauches Cypersecurity Ops Center, Homeland Security The West Will Burn, Oustide Marine’s Mission in Hemland Could be Blueprint for […]

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Q&A 11.16.17

QUESTION I’m a member of a hotshot crew.  My question probably is relevant to quite a few guys out there like myself.  As the season winds down, I’m getting back in the gym and looking for a plans recommendation for the offseason  (November-April).  In past years I focused more on muscular endurance training- did the […]

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MTI’s Favorite Work Capacity Events by Duration

By Rob Shaul, Founder   Work Capacity event progression and program design have been one of the most enduring elements of MTI’s programming over all these years. Our strength, core, endurance, and climbing program design have modulated, changed and evolved significantly, and we’ve created on the tactical side, our TAC SEPA or tactical agility programming. […]

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Arete 11.9.17

Military Talking Career Maps Changes to 1059s and Other Key NCO Issues, TRADOC News Center The Future of Contract Soldiers, Small Wars Journal The Likelihood of War with China, Modern War Institute (West Point) 5 Weapons the U.S. Army Will Need for the next Korean War, The National Interest Mimicking Rome: Adapting to the Nimbleness […]

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Mini Study Results: Postworkout Recovery Shake Has Negligible Effect in Assessed Fitness Improvement for Strength, Work Capacity and Endurance

By Rob Shaul, Founder   Background One of the most common nutrition questions we receive from athletes is if they should consume a post-workout recovery shake. In MTI’s early years, following consensus thinking in the strength and conditioning world, we recommended a combo protein/carb post-workout shake, or chocolate milk. In fact, when we first opened, […]

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Q&A 11.9.17

KUDOS  “No question to ask, but rather a thank you for your smart and mature approach to training, I.e., the absence of “Bro-Speak” is greatly appreciated! I recently purchased the Chassis Integrity plan and have been using it as a “finisher” to my regular strength training. I’ve been following one of Jim Wendler’s 5/3/1 programs […]

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Flash Sale PFT Plans

  Save Big on several MTI PFT Training Plans   Including: APFT Training Plan USMC PFT Plan US Air Force PFT Training Program US Navy PST Training Plan   Simply enter: PFT40   at checkout and save 40% on the above-listed plans.  

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Arete 11.2.17

Military Navy: More Analytical, Honest about Personnel Needs, Real Clear Defense China Takes an Expansionist View of Geopolitics, Statafor US Pledges $60 Billion for New African Counterterrorism Force, Small Wars Journal The Battle of the Beret; A Never-Ending Campaign, Small Wars Journal The Army Wants a Pint-Sized Tank with a Big Gun, Real Clear Defense […]

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Q&A 11.2.17

KUDOS ON THE RUNNING IMPROVEMENT PLAN “I just wanted to give you guys so more kudos. I am a female Army Officer and I consistently score in the 280s on my PT test. I have never NOT maxed my push ups and setups, its always the run that gets me. Anyway I am REALLY busy […]

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