Arete 4.15.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy Do we need a Space National Guard? Colorado says yes, but Congress is not so sure. Air Force Times US Army finalizes requirements for future attack reconnaissance aircraft, Defense News Strategy in the Artificial Age: Observations From Teaching an AI to Write a U.S. National Security Strategy, War on the Rocks […]

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Q&A 4.8.21

QUESTION I used three of your programs last year, with a focus on a steady long term build to improved backcountry skiing fitness. It worked really well and I increased the vertical I could do in a day significantly, but more importantly my recovery was way better, so I was able to do multiple long […]

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Arete 4.8.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy Valkyrie drone launches even smaller drone from inside payload bay, Air Force Times The Pentagon must act now to address vulnerability in its enterprise, Defense News The Air Force Is Making an App That Basically Does What a General Does, Defense One Philippines Leaning Toward Allowing U.S. Troops After All, Foreign Policy […]

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Arete 4.1.21

Military / National Security / Foreign Policy Getting the Defense Department Off the Hamster Wheel: Reducing Operating Costs to Invest in the Future of the Force, War on the Rocks US Army enters final phase of development before kicking off Future Long Range Assault Aircraft program, Defense News US nuclear weapons are aging quickly. With few […]

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Q&A 4.1.21

QUESTION Curious if you have a program to prepare for The Tactical Games, or one you recommend if you don’t have something that specific. It appears to be a lot of loaded carries, along with sled drags/pushes, rope climbing, all while wearing a 15lb+ vest. ANSWER Tactical Shooting Competition Training Plan. – Rob QUESTION I […]

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Live Q&A with Rob

  Rob literally answers dozens of questions daily via E-Mail. On Thursday, April 1, 2021, 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time, he will be offering a live Q&A via Zoom.   Who Can Join? Anyone who has a question for Rob. If you have any questions similar to the ones below, join the call! What plan works best […]

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New Gear: Sandbag 2 and Sand Kettlebell

SANDBAG 2 We had these sandbags custom-made after being frustrated finding a sand-filled sandbag that could be used for multiple weights. Many of the sandbags available now require different-sized bags for various weights. We wanted a do-it-all bag. MTI’s Sandbag 2 is similar in its simple design to MTI’s Classic Sandbag but designed to be […]

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