Q&A 2.7.19

QUESTION I am a subscriber and prior military. Im training to go back in the military with an 18X contract.  Currently using the SFAS packet. Having fantastic results. I’m finishing Big 24 and starting Fortitude next week. I won’t be going in until September so it looks like I have time to fit an extra […]

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Arete 1.31.19

Military / National Security The Marine Corps Is Embracing A New Naval Warfare Concept For The Next Big Fight Against China, Task & Purpose Rebuilding the Forge: Reshaping How the Air Force Trains Fighter Aviators, War on the Rocks ‘Trump is having an impact’: NATO head credits president’s tough talk for $100B boost, Stars & Stripes Are the Navy’s […]

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Q&A 1.31.19

QUESTION Why does your strength standards focus on relative strength vs absolute strength?  I know measuring relative strength allows for a standard of general strength across the board. However, I feel this can be detrimental.  I don’t care is a 150 Soldier can deadlift 2x body weight, especially if the Soldier is unable to deadlift/drag […]

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Q&A 1.24.19

QUESTION First of all, I would like to thank you for your commitment to fitness and training, and the knowledge MTI has provided throughout the years.  It has been an invaluable resource throughout my own training and I have spoken with many military athletes who have benefited from one of MTI’s programs. Secondly, I would […]

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Arete 1.24.19

Military / National Security America’s Other Endless War: Battling al-Shabaab in Somalia, Small Wars Journal It’s Not Just ISIS. Many Terrorist Groups Have Been Declared Dead — Only to Rise Again., Small Wars Journal America at War: This Map Shows Where in the World the U.S. Military Is Combating Terrorism, Small Wars Journal Forget the Trade War. China Is […]

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Q&A 1.17.19

QUESTION I’ve been on a team that used your programs for about 2 years then got transferred and am working out on my own. I purchased and followed the ubrr program to the t and although it did best my scores across the board, I found it very repetitive. Then I started another program of […]

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Arete 1.17.19

Military / National Security U.S. Troops Among Dead in Islamic State Bombing in Syria, NY Times The Marine Corps’ Most Expensive Helicopter Ever Is Still Riddled With Problems, Task & Purpose Food pantry opens for employees affected by shutdown at Coast Guard Academy, Military Times The Army wants drones that make their own networks. Defense News Navy Leadership Focuses on […]

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MTI’s Correctional Officer Fitness Assessment

  By Rob Shaul   We’ve identified 5 Fitness Attributes/Demands for Correctional Officers: Relative Strength – or strength per bodyweight Work Capacity – specifically sprinting, and explosive movement Upper Body Hypertrophy – can be an intimidation factor Grip Strength – Tactical Speed, Explosive Power, and Agility Chassis Integrity – functional core strength and strength endurance […]

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