Q&A 9.30.16

QUESTION I am going to be starting the swimming improvement plan soon and have a quick question. For the interval paces, should I use the paces for my desired 500m swim time or for my current time? I’m guessing desired time, but I figured seeking your guidance would be better to do. I look forward […]

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Q&A 9.23.16

KUDOS Love your training plans. I used to the PreSeason backpacker and Big Mtn V2 for training for this years hiking season in the PNW (I live in Vancouver, BC). I was in great shape for hiking in our area – day hikes and multi-night trips. I also cruised through a 7 day hiking trip […]

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Q&A 9.16.16

KUDOS Wanted to send you another quick note and thank you for the recommendations and advice over the past year.  As you know, I have completed several of your ope plans (Humility, Sandbag/Weightvest/Dumbbell) and recently used the Pre-Deployment plan to prepare for a week-long backpack-style archery elk hunt in the Rockies.  Long story short, I […]

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Q&A 9.9.16

QUESTION I got pointed your direction pretty late in the game unfortunately, but I figured I’d shoot you a line anyway.  I’m a 31 yo 210 lb dude, football build, pretty muscular, good at rucking, less good at running lol. I’ve been training for 3-4 months seriously, nothing too crazy, but mainly focusing on running […]

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Q&A 9.2.16

QUESTION I just got the heads up that I’ll be doing the EFMB course on 3DEC. The main physical requirement will be the 12 mile ruck which should take place on 13DEC. I would have to also do a 12 mile validation ruck prior to going, likely the last week in November. This should give […]

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Q&A 8.25.16

QUESTION Thanks for the great programming. Your programs have had a tremendously positive influence on my life, both physically and mentally. I plan on running a full marathon on April 29, 2017. I plan to follow a basic 18-week Hal Higdon marathon training plan leading up to the race. I also plan to go on […]

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Q&A 8.19.16

KUDOS Thank you so much for the great plans. I’ve been training for years, mostly crossfit or gym jones. With the plans from mountain athlete I can actually feel work-oriented progress! Well done I am stoked 🙂 Best wishes from Germany! – D **************** QUESTION Greetings.  I stumbled onto your guys programs through a podcast […]

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Q&A 8.12.16

QUESTION I’m looking for a bit of direction and/or a recommendation from you guys. I am just coming out of shoulder surgery/rehab. During the first week of February I had a SLAP repair on my right shoulder. I’ve been on a physio routine since then, and have been given the green light to get back […]

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Q&A 8.5.16

KUDOS Once again, I successfully climbed my objective after using your Peak Bagger Training Plan. This year it was Kings Peak, the Utah high point.  And each year, I gain an appreciation for a different aspect of the training. This year I really loved how the training and conditioning helped in my recovery.  After our […]

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