Q&A 10.26.17

QUESTION I had a quick question about your training plans.  I used to work as an outdoor recreation instructor teaching rock climbing, mountaineering, and various adventure education classes.  However two years ago I moved to Japan to teach English.  When I return to America next year I will be teaching outdoor recreation again.  However during […]

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Q&A 10.19.17

QUESTION Just wondering about how involved “coaches” are when it comes to training. Is this a shoot you an email with goals or what is the extent and type of work you do? ANSWER MTI’s programming on our tactical side is based on the fitness demands of mission sets, or individual fitness assessments, military/LE selections, […]

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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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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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Q&A 9.21.17

KUDOS ON HUMILITY “Just wanted to give you and your team kudos on Humility. After completing it the first time last summer, it sucked so bad I swore I would never do it again. Well after being at NTC for a month not doing any PT I decided I needed to get back in shape […]

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Q&A 9.14.17

KUDOS ON HUMILITY “Wicked kudos on the Humility program. I just finished it (okay, I finished it over a month ago and I’m mostly through Big 24 now, but still), and I gotta say you couldn’t have picked a better name for it. Some background – I’m a 27 year old male, 6’0” 195 lbs, […]

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Q&A 9.7.17

QUESTION Hoping you can point me to some work you have already done on this topic. I wasn’t unable to find anything when looking at your knowledgebase online. What is your philosophy on training when sore and I’m not talking about minor soreness? I see two thoughts with one having muscle soreness that is such […]

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Q&A 8.31.17

QUESTION Helen and Hector look like they have roughly equivalent goals but different exercises. What’s the difference between the operator and mountain training plans? ANSWER Hector is designed for our Military Athletes. Helen is designed for our Mountain Athletes. Both plans are “base fitness” for the specific athlete category. Here are the Base Fitness demands for […]

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Q&A 8.24.17

I’m a TACP.  I’m trying to get to AFSOC and the best two programs you have for that selection are the CCT 10 month or the SFOD-D 10 month.  My question is would running these programs like, 3 times consecutively be a bad idea?  Would I develop weird imbalances or anything?QUESTION First of all thank […]

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Q&A 8.17.17

KUDOS ON THE RAINIER TRAINING PLAN “Sitting here in the airport waiting to head back to NYC. I just wanted to say thank you. I used your plan to train for a climb on Mt. Rainier. While we did not summit due to conditions on our route, we made it to the top of disappointment […]

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