Feedback Needed: Urban Fire/Rescue Fitness Assessment 2.0

As part of MTI’s continuous improvement process, we’re re-evaluating our current Urban Fire/Rescue fitness assessment. We wanted to develop a revised assessment that more accurately reflects the demands of a first or second due crew to a structure fire. These demands include initial hose pull, forcible entry, moving the charged line to the seat of […]

Winter is Coming… An Overview of MTI’s Ski and Snowboard Training Plans

MTI’s roots lay in the powder mecca of Jackson Hole, WY. Our location has led to 10+ years of program design and implementation of fall ski and snowboard prep training across multiple disciplines. Tested on well over 100 lab rats pulled from the local ski community (including professional and olympic level athletes), we know that […]

Choosing to be Bald

I’ve been shaving my head for 20+ years. At 36, this is the majority of my life. This is a choice, not a forcing function of balding. As far as I can tell, I still have the potential for a full head of hair. Surprisingly, I often get asked why I shave my head. I […]

New Feature Added to MTI’s Programming Delivery: Training Plan Community Chats

MTI has added a new feature to our programming delivery system… plan specific community chats built into our website and app. Training Plan Chats You’ll now be able to share any notes, questions, assessment results, or photos in all our daily programming streams (accessible via the Athlete Subscription or individual Daily Programming Subscriptions). Share with […]

LE, Fire/Rescue Partners Needed for First Responder Pilot Program

MTI is seeking one law enforcement agency and one fire department to run a pilot program of our upcoming Pro LE and Pro F/R fitness offerings. This will be a 1-month program at no cost to the department. This provides an opportunity to establish or improve upon your department’s fitness culture to improve performance, durability, […]

New Features to the MTI App

After a series of surveys to MTI Athletes, we were able to identify several areas of improvement on the MTI App. These new features will allow for a better Athlete experience in programming delivery and user experience. Read below to see what you can do now on the app. Note: These updates are currently only […]

Arete 7.26.23

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Hiring: Director of Research & Performance

Job Title: Director of Research & Performance Location: Remote, preferably in the Mountain West, USA MTI, a company committed to enhancing mission-direct performance and safety for mountain and tactical athletes, is seeking a full-time Director of Research & Performance. The ideal candidate is a transitioning tactical athlete or a credentialed strength and conditioning coach with […]

Announcing the MTI Research Teams

We’re proud to begin our new ‘Research Team’ (RT) initiative, consisting of six or more ‘lab rats’, per team. The RT’s collaborate and train in our core areas: military, law enforcement, fire, mountain, and general fitness training. In anticipation of rolling out numerous new daily training session streams for MTI athletes across these professions/disciplines (beginning […]

Lessons Learned Opening a Gym Business

By Charlie Bausman Following my first stint working at MTI, my family and I moved to Charleston, SC to open my own training facility. As any small business owner will tell you, it is a graduate-level business learning experience… Here are my biggest takeaways. Stress I had been on two combat deployments as an infantry […]