Arete 10.5.17

National Defense/Military Prepare for the Worse with North Korea, Real Clear Defense The US Navy is Flat Worn Out, War Is Boring Killer Robots will Save Lives, Real Clear Defense Trump Policy Changes Increases Efficiency of Fight, The Cipher Brief Chelsea Manning Denied Entry to Canada, AP New USMC Tactical Decision Making Kit, Defense Tech […]

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MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for September, 2017

    MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for September, 2017: Athlete’s Subscription 3-Week Push Ups & Pull Up Improvement Plan APFT Training Plan Bodyweight Foundation Training Plan Military On-Ramp Training Plan  Running Improvement Training Plan Core Strength Bodyweight Only Humility Backcountry Ski Pre-Season Plan Fat Loss Training Plan Ruck Based Selection Training Plan Push Up […]

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Q&A 10.5.17

QUESTION Looking at the plans and trying to structure a “packet” like you have done with Delta section packet etc. I have two weeks left of the run improvement plan currently. Would you run that, Ultra Pre-season, 100M ultra plan? One thing I think I would def need is mode specific work for all of […]

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Arete 9.28.17

Military New uniform coating could keep troops warm without multiple layers, Military Times Book Review – The Grey Line: Corporate Intelligence and Counter Intelligence, Small Wars Journal Taliban retakes district in Afghan northwest, Long War Journal McMaster’s North Korea Gaff, Real Clear Defense We’re Getting the Malaysia Counterinsurgency All Wrong, War is Boring Homeland Security/Terrorism […]

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Packet Focus: Grunt PT

By Rob Shaul Grunt PT is the Mountain Tactical Institute’s day-to-day mission-direct, tactical programming for line unit, active duty soldiers. After witnessing many top-down, command-driven fitness initiative failures over the past decade, we committed to developing programming line unit soldiers at all levels could implement on their own, with or without command support. Grunt PT has it’s foundation […]

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Q&A 9.28.17

QUESTION Hi, I have about 4 months to prepare for Army basic training. I’ve been dragging my feet and have become kinda a slob, what program do you recommend for me to not die during basic? ANSWER Start with the APFT Training Plan, and follow it up with the Military On-Ramp Plan right before Basic. […]

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Quiet Professional: On Professional Reading

By Rob Shaul I suggest four distinct professional reading categories: 1) Wisdom Literature This is the philosophical, foundational ideas and thinking quiet professionals need to keep us grounded and reset efforts when our foundation gets “squishy” or when we feel spiritual unease. Ideally we read snippets of this daily – and often from a narrow […]

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Arete 9.21.17

Military Reflections on Wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal McMaster on North Korea: ‘There Is a Military Option’, Defense Tech Marines want integrated suppressors, Marine Corps Times Russia May Send 100K Troops to NATO’s Borders, Defense Tech US has launched ‘more than 100 strikes against AQAP’ so far this year, Long War Journal […]

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