MINI STUDY: RESULTS OF hybrid strength Training Emphasis VS. Running EMPHASIS TO IMPROVE 2-MILE RUN PERFORMANCE PROVES INDecisive

By Jeff Sonderegger BLUF This 3-week mini study compared the improvements in 2-mile run times between individuals training with a run-emphasis and those training with a strength-emphasis program. Lab rats, all of whom are currently serving in the United States Army, were broken into two groups, with Group A performing a plan focused on running […]

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MINI STUDY RESULTS: Fewer and shorter (45-minute) training sessions achieved similar results for strength, work capacity, and endurance improvement as more and longer (60-minute) training sessions

By Rob Shaul, Founder BLUF Fewer and shorter (45-minute) training sessions achieved similar results for strength, work capacity, and endurance improvement as more and longer (60-minute) training sessions. We conducted a 4-week Mini-Study using remote lab rats to test the effect of training volume across three training measurables: Strength (barbell and bodyweight), Sprint-Based Work Capacity, […]

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Arete 9.24.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy Space Force Creation Warrants Revisiting Defense Unification, War on the Rocks Official: Pentagon has started ‘prudent planning’ for full Afghanistan withdrawal by May, The Hill House passes bill to clear path for Army Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe to receive posthumous Medal of Honor, Stars and Stripes Cyber Attack Most Likely […]

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Arete 9.17.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy When will the US military return to pre-COVID normal? Probably never, this admiral says, Air Force Times Pentagon Maps Reveal China’s Growing Military Reach, Real Clear Defense Iran warns US against ‘strategic mistake’ after Trump’s threat, Al Jazeera English Active-duty accessions dropped by 7,000 after COVID hit — and closed schools could […]

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Q&A 9.17.20

QUESTION I’m training to go to the USMS BDUSM Academy at FLETC in the next few months; they have yet to set a date due to Covid. I’ve been doing basic workouts such as running, lifting, pushups, etc. I’d like a solid workout plan that’s going to prepare me for the grueling 17.5 week academy. […]

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Arete 9.10.20

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy Trump planning to withdraw more US troops from Iraq, Air Force Times The Gulf War 30 Years Later: Successes, Failures, and Blind Spots, War on the Rocks China looking to double nuclear stockpile in next decade, Pentagon says, War is Boring India joins US, Russia, China hypersonic Missile club, War is […]

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