“Geek Cycle” Researching Female Set/Rep Schemes for 1RM Strength, Best Way To Improve Mobility, Campus Board Progressions

By Rob Shaul, Founder We started a triple purpose 6-week “geek cycle” with our local lab rats mid-December at our Wyoming Facility aimed at researching three distinct areas:   (1) Female Set/Rep Schemes for 1RM Strength Until this cycle, we’ve never looked at female strength programming separately, and in our research, could not find another […]

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Mini Study: Inconclusive Results on Varying Energy Gel Dosage and Carb/Fat/Protein Supplement Recipe Mix for Loaded Event Performance

By Rob Shaul   BLUF We conducted a mini-study to identify a recommended energy supplement dosage and/or recipe for extended loaded movement, but our results were inconclusive.   Background Much research has been completed, and entire nutritional supplement companies created around developing optimal event nutrition for long, unloaded, endurance events such as ultramarathons, triathlons, and […]

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Geek Cycle – What we’re testing, and how

By Charlie Bausman At the facility in Jackson, our tactical lab rats are stepping away from the daily operator sessions to conduct a 3-week “Geek Cycle” and conduct four concurrent “mini studies” outlined below. We will be testing different programming methods to see which best improve the following: Push ups Power Development Weighted Pull Ups […]

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