QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-16

QUESTION A few years back, I purchased the APFT plan from you, and it worked. However when I did it, that is all I focused on, and did not supplement it with additional weight training. I train in the gym now, haven’t really ventured into Crossfit type stuff, but mostly sticking to the norm (Chest/Mon;Back/Tues;Arms/Weds;Shoulders/Thurs;Legs/Fri). […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-15

 ********************************* QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ********************************* QUESTION Rob, I am seriously considering a GoRuck selection in the near future (middle of September) and have heard great things about your programs – I know that the Ruck-based SFAS selection program has been used successfully by GR Selection finishers in the past, but I do have some concerns […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-11

 QUESTION Hi Rob,      I’m a research scientist training for selection under 18X. I picked up the ruck based training program, but as you suggest am putting it on hold until 8 weeks out from SFAS. I’ve been following the operator sessions for a few months now with pretty good results but I’ve been struggling […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-10

*********************************** QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS *********************************** QUESTION Hi Rob, I have a question about your strength standards; I’m nowhere near your bench or push press standards and am not gaining in these areas. I’m a tall, lanky guy, eat a disturbing amount of calories/protein, with background in endurance sports, trying this whole strength and power training […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-09

****************** QUESTION Rob, I am currently a DA selected Army recruiter looking to improve our workouts to better prepare our 18x and option 40 guys before they ship off to basic. I was previously stationed with C co 3/509 out of Alaska and we used the Afghan program before our last deployment and it did […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-04

QUESTION Coach, Quick question for you I’ve been following the Operator Sessions for a year now. I am 5’8" 175lbs. My SRM’s are as follows; 1 mile run 5:05 Bench Press: 225 Back Squat: 245 Power Clean: 170 Military Press: 125 Deadlift: 325 As an Operator what should my ideal weight be? What are the […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-03

QUESTION Rob Enjoy reading all your advice and doing your sessions. Working out and exercising is a itch that can’t be scratched. In other words working out is life. My question concerns the amount of strenuous activity that I put my body under compared to rest. I PT five days( typical line infantry PT) a […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-07-01

QUESTION Rob, I finish up the bodyweight plan tomorrow which has made a tremendous difference to my general fitness level. At this point, I want to keep building onto what I’ve gained this past month and am wondering if you have a recommendation of what program to do next.  I am not preparing for anything […]

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