MTI Collective: Leadership vs. Management

  How would you define leadership and management? What are the differences conceptually and in action? “You lead people and manage things. Keep people calm and provide directions in order to achieve an objective. ” “Management is control of self and attention and leadership is characterized by action and detachment and situations awareness and calm […]

Q&A 4.25.24

QUESTION Hey there any recommendations for any of the programs that have hypertrophy, while training strength, endurance, ruck and run? ANSWER Our Greek Hero training plans have a mix of strength and military-specific endurance (ruck/run). You can view the individual plans overviews at the provided link … I’d recommend starting with Hector. QUESTION I’m hiking a Rim to […]

Arete 4.27.24

A note about Arete …. I select the links and articles that make up Arete weekly. Those that I select are ones that I find interesting and/or important – either because of the topic or the source. Just because I select an article or link does not mean that I believe in what the article […]

Q&A 4.18.24

QUESTION I used to have a subscription with you guys back in the day and it seems like you guys have gone pretty far since then. I was looking to see if you had a program that could increase muscle mass and VO2 max at the same time that I can keep my 3 mile […]

Arete 4.20.24

A note about Arete …. I select the links and articles that make up Arete weekly. Those that I select are ones that I find interesting and/or important – either because of the topic or the source. Just because I select an article or link does not mean that I believe in what the article […]

Arete 4.13.24

A note about Arete …. I select the links and articles that make up Arete weekly. Those that I select are ones that I find interesting and/or important – either because of the topic or the source. Just because I select an article or link does not mean that I believe in what the article […]

The Most Dangerous Activity At Our Mountain School? Kickball!

By Felix Dowsley, MTI Contributor Every week, our school fields seventy two students and fourteen staff in an ever-rotating program of whitewater paddling, rock climbing, service work, and downhill skiing. I read every incident report and look for trends, hoping to learn as much as I can and anticipate emerging risks. And at the end […]

Shin Splints? It Could Be Your Running Cadence

Jesse Hall, MTI Contributor “I run and ruck about 35 miles per week, have been consistently doing that for 3 months, and I usually do a long run of at least a half marathon on the weekend. My goal is a 30-minute 5-mile run and a 2-hour 12-mile ruck,” the Ranger told me. “Problem is […]

Arete 4.6.24

Military, National Defense, Foreign Policy Iran’s Khamenei promises ‘Israel will be punished’ for Syria strike, Al Jazeera US ‘strongly opposes’ China’s renaming of areas along disputed Indian border, South China Morning Post Call between Xi Jinping and Joe Biden conveys stability, deep disconnect in US-China ties: analysts, South China Morning Post Constellation Frigate Delivery Delayed […]