Q&A 10.25.18

QUESTION My background. I’m 27, I’ve done 9 years in the infantry, much of that airborne. Completed Ranger school, and one desk tour to Iraq. I’m not “out-of-shape” but I’m certainly not “in-shape”. I’m seriously lacking in upper body muscle endurance and core strength.  For core lifts, I maxed about a month ago at 230 […]

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Q&A 10.18.18

QUESTION I have a pretty good understanding on nutrition as it relates to powerlifting and body building regimes. I am a former world class power lifter with world and national records and championships. I also did a body building show when i realized being a legitimate meatball wasn’t worth the damage to the body and […]

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Q&A 10.11.18

QUESTION I’m a 23 year-old female wildland firefighter looking to jump to a hotshot crew next season. The biggest challenge I’m looking at is improving my hiking up super steep hills with a 45 # pack 35 # chainsaw. After trail -running and crossfitting all fall and winter I completed your hotshot training program this […]

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Q&A 10.4.18

QUESTION Currently on Humility as part of my train up for CAAS. However my unit is starting to prep for a Diagnostic ACFT in January. I start my final CAAS train up in December and my Selection is on the 29th of January. Do you have any tips to implement training for the ACFT? Some […]

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Q&A 9.27.18

QUESTION I’m a new subscriber to the MTI site and am prepping for 30 days of kite-skiing across Greenland in May 2019.  I’d love advice on which plan is best for me, and how to maximize the resources available to MTI subscribers. Here are some training considerations: Will be kiting and pulling a sled with […]

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Q&A 9.20.18

QUESTION First, I wanted to thank you for all you do (and have done) for our Marines deploying overseas.  I was lucky enough to meet a fellow Marine who was using your programming in early 2010 that turned me onto it.  I am fully convinced that if the Marine Corps adopted your training principles, we […]

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Q&A 9.13.18

QUESTION I’ve written before about what kind of program you would suggest and you said sf45 delta. It’s taken some time but I’m down 30 or so lbs and will finally make it through the program in a few weeks. I was looking into the next step for me and thought about “humility” and was […]

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Q&A 9.6.18

QUESTION I have finished CPAT training plan and looks like It may be three weeks till the test. They haven’t even scheduled it test but I’m told it will be later this month. Here is my question: 1. I’d like to maintain sport specific CPAT strength and skill over these next three weeks but would […]

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Q&A 8.30.18

QUESTION I have a question about finding a good fit program.  I just found out I’ll be going to sea (in my daily life I’m a marine biologist) for a 30 day research cruise in October.  Keeping fit while aboard is a priority and helps keep me from going stir crazy living in a tiny […]

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Q&A 8.23.18

QUESTION Several months ago you wrote an article in which you analyzed the ACFT and ultimately recommended a different set of test events.  I tried locating that article on your site but could not find it.  Can you please send me the link? ANSWER Here’s the Article: 7 Major Problems with the Proposed Army Combat Readiness Test […]

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