QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-05-09

QUESTION Mr. Shaul, I’ve recently been turned onto your site, militaryathlete.com, and am pretty impressed at the amount of programs you have set up for the different kinds of athletes. I am 31 yrs. old, former active duty Navy MP from ’03-’07 and am still in the reserves. Currently I am a US Marshal, along […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-05-07

QUESTION Rob, I own the Big 24 program but I’m intrigued by the 357 program. Are there any key differences between the two plans other than the length of time to complete? Would you recommend subscribing to Operator Sessions instead of 357? I’m in Afghanistan with a very basic gym set-up. Thanks, – M. ANSWER […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-05-06

QUESTION Hi Rob, I am currently in an assignment directly supporting SF, with high physical demands requiring me to keep up with the team guys. I am an avid CrossFitter, but fell off in my training in the past four months due to various training assignments, obligations, etc. I am 69", 170 pounds, and I […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-05-02

 QUESTION Just finished 357, made great strength gains (I’m still pretty weak, but I can front-squat my bodyweight of 210 at 6’4" now), which is up from 190. I get commissioned into the USMC and go to TBS on July 9, in between then what would you recommend doing? – T. ANSWER Operator Sessions, T. […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-04-29

 QUESTION Rob, I noticed you are on version 4 of the APFT Program now. I have the version from 2008 and I was wondering how different the new version is. Thanks. – J. ANSWER Very similar exercises, J, but theory is and programming progression is substantially different, and we feel, much improved. – Rob ***************************** […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-04-25

QUESTION Hey Rob, What is your opinion on proper nutrition when following one of your training plans, i.e. DEVGRU or ruck-based selection? My main concern is recovery and being able to ATTACK these sessions, as opposed to suffering through them. Are carbs ideal? Or is it fat that I want to utilize? Thanks for any […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-04-18

 QUESTION Rob and crew, I recently competed at the Festivus Games this weekend at Crescent City Crossfit in New Orleans, and while I was surrounded by crossfitters I got to thinking about the other side of the functional fitness world. The two of us that went to compete finished 10th and 11th in the Intermediate […]

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QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS 2013-04-15

QUESTION Rob, I recently purchased your Ranger School Prep program and have been doing it for 2 weeks. I consistently get 300 on the APFT, but these workouts are completely breaking me off. It definitely showed me that I have a ton of room for improvement. I don’t go to Ranger School until the end […]

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