My Favorite Fire Service Mistakes

“I’ve seen some horrific things. A little girl with the skin burned off her back. A handsome young man who killed himself in front of his own father. The charred body of teenage girl trapped in a burnt out car … This has been my workplace for over two decades. I’ve never been haunted by nightmares or flashbacks, so I wrongly assumed I was not being impacted.”

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Arete 1.19.17

NATIONAL DEFENSE The Technology Race to Build — or Stop — North Korea’s Nuclear Missiles, Defense One The U.S. Army’s New Missile Launcher Has a Super Game Changing Trick Up Its Sleeve, The National Interest Lithuania signs agreement with U.S. on troop deployment, Military Times Trump and the nuclear codes, BBC News HOMELAND SECURITY/TERRORISM DARPA […]

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bodyweight questions

Fitness Stuff We’re Currently Testing

  By Charles Bausman Single Limb Training… Can it Replace Traditional Squatting? We’re currently discussing removing barbell back squats entirely from our programming. I haven’t done any heavy squatting in nearly a year with the exception of one front squat assessment. My knees feel better, and I can still front squat 1.65x of my body […]

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bodyweight questions

Q&A 1.19.17

QUESTION I was interested in joining but I am not sure which plan would be best for me. I am a 32 yr old male, ( 5″10 300lbs)  I workout about 5 days a week at a gym primarily bicycling 4 miles and light weight lifting. I work rotating shifts midnight to 8am or 8am […]

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Arete 1.12.17

  NATIONAL DEFENSE What the U.S. Would Use to Strike North Korea, Real Clear Defense Middle East Now Without a US Carrier, Defense News US navy destroyer fires warning shots at speeding Iranian vessels, The Guardian Compare any two countries in the GFP database in a handy side-by-side format, Global Fire Power Strength in Numbers […]

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MTI’s 10 Most Read Articles from 2016

By Rob Shaul Mountain Tactical had over 4.5 million page views in 2016, and by far, our most read article was an opinion piece I wrote last Spring after teaching Unit Fitness Leaders to First Responders in Salt Lake, Boise and Denver. What struck me after these courses that the first responders didn’t see fitness […]

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Q&A 1.12.17

QUESTION Hi, I’ve just come across an interview that features a army recruiter and a green beret; in which the green beret says he relied on some of your training plans to help him through the selection process. I’m definitely interested in hearing what you guys have to offer. To give you some background on […]

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PEDs for the Tactical Athlete – Follow Up

By Charles Bausman Click here for original article Last week, we asked whether or not Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs) would be beneficial for the tactical athlete. With a overview of the pros and cons of it’s use, as well as the legalities (illegal without prescription from a MD), it would seem that PEDs could provide a […]

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MTI’s Top 10 Most Watched Videos

  Military Athlete: Your body is your primary weapon. Arm yourself. LE Athlete: You depend on your body for your paycheck, profession, and life. You are a professional athlete…train like one. Mountain Athlete: Respect the Mountain, Respect the Sport Fire Rescue Athlete: Train for Your Job Curtis P: Exercise Demo Leg Blaster: Exercise Demo Nordic Hamstring […]

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