Chasing Solace

By Rob Shaul For years I’ve pondered the question, “What is a good life?” The statics on happiness (and a good life) are clear and consistent. The happiest old people are married, have had long careers in the same field, have lived in one place for a long time, and have children. Perhaps the typcial […]

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Arete 5.19.22

Military Genetic study confirms sarin nerve gas as cause of Gulf War illness, Science Daily Harrowing Footage Of Sailboat Rescue Proves How Badass The US Coast Guard Is, Unofficial Networks SSD Exclusive! 5 Questions on Next Generation Squad Weapons with SIG CEO Ron Cohen, Soldier Systems Why Marines love short shorts, Air Force Times Air Force punishes Hurricane Hunters for […]

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Q&A 5.12.22

QUESTION I have started applying for wildland firefighting jobs. The expected start date is the end of next month. I am 21 years old; 5’ 11” weighing 216.5lbs currently. My goal is to lose a good amount of weight before the season begins. I currently have the SFOD-Delta program and was planning on just doing […]

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Arete 5.12.22

Military Arctic Angels? The 11th Airborne Division may replace Army Alaska, Army Times Graphic novel brings to life the story of a Korean War hero, Army Times In new directive, US Army reins in Army Futures Command, Army Times Marines’ Force Design 2030 update refocuses on reconnaissance, Defense News Marine Infantry Battalion Experiment Needs More Time, General Says, Defense One […]

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Q&A 5.5.22

QUESTION I’m currently a firefighter, and in the application process to be a Texas Game Warden. I’ve done bodyweight foundations and tried the first week of military on ramp. If it works out, the game warden academy wouldn’t start until October. I’m not sure where to go from here. I did the first week of […]

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MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for April 2022

MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for April 2022   Athlete’s Subscription ACFT Training Plan FBI Special Agent Training Plan Hypertrophy for Skinny Guys Bodyweight Beginner Bodyweight Foundation Training Plan Big 3 Strength + 5-Mile Run Training Plan USMC PFT PLAN Big 3 + 2-Mile Run Training Plan Ranger School Training Plan 1.5-Mile Run Improvement Training […]

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Arete 5.5.22

Military US National Guard’s aging battle taxis find new use in Ukraine fight, Army times Army Futures Command learning from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Army Times Florida Guardsmen heading to Germany to continue training Ukrainian troops, Defense News Naval Group opens new counter-mine warfare, cyber labs in Brussels, Defense News What’s Next for Marines in the Middle East?, Defense One […]

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Q&A 4.28.22

QUESTION Previously emailed you for some training plan advice but have since added another goal this year to train for. I’m a full time firefighter currently cycling through the Big Cat Packet (let me just say nothing beats the direct gym to real life application of your programming). I’m planning a two week camping/hiking trip […]

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Arete 4.26.22

Military Air Force general sentenced to reprimand, pay forfeiture for sexual assault, AF Times Can soldiers consume CBD energy drinks?, AF Times Army to launch light robotic combat vehicle competition in FY23, Army Times Germany sending ‘Gepard’ air-defense tanks to support Ukraine defense, Defense News It Will Be Years Before Raytheon Can Build New Stinger Missiles, Defense One US Looks to […]

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Q&A 4.21.22

QUESTION I have SWAT selection in September of this year. The events I know of include weighted pull-ups, ruck runs, 800m run with events immediately afterwards, to include ammo can carries and some other events, and a 4-5 mile run with circuit stations spaced throughout. Generally, it seems that the SWAT selection V2 is well-suited, […]

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