Arete 11.29.18

Military / National Defense India and Australia Move to Tighten Bonds to Counter China’s Rise, NY Times Donald Trump’s Border Deployment Doesn’t Make American Safer, War is Boring It’s Thanksgiving, and You Know What? I’m Thankful for the Army., Modern War Institute The Army Wants To Modify Their Rifles So They Can’t Miss, Task & Purpose Let Women Be […]

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Q&A 11.29.18

QUESTION Just got back from selection and was selected. Thanks for what you do. Your ruck based plan truly helped me be physically ready and allowed me to focus on the mental aspect of the course. My question is, I have from now until January before I start the pipeline. What plans should I do […]

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Arete 11.22.18

Military ‘I Got Him With My Hunting Knife’: SEAL Allegedly Texted Photo Cradling ISIS Fighter’s Head, Task & Purpose 2 Navy SEALs, 2 Marines Charged With Murder In Green Beret’s Strangling Death In Mali, Task & Purpose WiFi Over Water: Misplaced Priorities in the American Way of War, Modern War Institute Mattis, defending troop deployment against caravan, cites Pancho […]

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Q&A 11.22.18

QUESTION First I wanna say thank you and let you know I passed the US Forest Service Smokejumper selection course, and I feel that using your program definitely prepared me for the course. Second, I wanted to ask you what program would be best for Pro Ski Patrol.( Currently working through Monster Factory, then will […]

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Arete 11.15.18

Military / National Defense U.S., Turkey Conduct Second Joint Patrol in Manbij, Small Wars Journal What Will the Next-Gen US Army 6.8mm Round Look Like? Tactical Life Army Push to End a Peacekeeping Institute Sparks Wider Debate, Small Wars Journal A female soldier has made it through the Army’s Special Forces selection, Army Times The Most Elite US-Trained Forces In […]

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The Purposeful Struggle

By Jenny Wolfrom   My mother always says “everything happens for a reason.” Growing up, I felt like it was the most useless response to whatever I was upset about and she typically pushed me further towards hysteria when she said it. Even earlier in my adulthood, the phrase drove me crazy. As someone who […]

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Q&A 11.15.18

QUESTION Which plan would you recommend for pure strength maintenance?  I’m at a point now (365# front squat, 255# push press) where I don’t really desire to focus on strength and get a whole lot stronger, but know if I don’t train strength I will lose it.  I’m looking for a plan that has minimal […]

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