Q&A 7.1.21

QUESTION I am currently active duty name with 18 months left then going to Border patrol academy with plans after another 24 months to apply for BORTAC or is Customs and Border Protection hires me then SRT selection. Looking for a plan to build me up to that level of fitness. Would like advice on […]

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Arete 7.1.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security AC-130J gunship team honored for saving 88 Americans, Afghans in overseas shootout, Air Force Times An Army brigade posted to Taiwan, and other ways to counter China being floated, Air Force Times Moderate Democrats rebuke defense budget cuts, Defense News Air Force activates first of its kind wing for spectrum, Defense News […]

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Q&A 6.24.21

QUESTION I wanted to ask a question regarding Humility V3. I find with the burpee intervals, by the last couple of rounds, I can’t meet the interval anymore. I end up doing burpees until the rep count is over. With all the other assessments and the intervals associated with them, while still very challenging, I’m […]

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Arete 6.24.21

Military / Foreign Relations / National Security Top US general ‘shocked’ by report on AWOL guns, mulls fix, Air Force Times Putin accuses US of orchestrating 2014 ‘coup’ in Ukraine, Al Jazerra It’s official: Here’s how troops can file military medical malpractice claims, Air Force Times Spain pardons Catalan leaders over independence bid, BBC Chinese Misbehavior in the Indo-Pacific, Hudson […]

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Mini-Study Results: Lab Rats Improve 1RM and Bodyweight Strength Concurrently, Scheduling Differences Inconclusive

  By Rob Shaul, Founder BLUF Remote lab rats were able to increase both 1RM Strength and Bodyweight Strength concurrently across several events, but exercise scheduling differences between groups of lab rats proved inconclusive as to which would increase assessed exercises the most. Background and Study Design We conducted a 3.5-week Mini-Study using remote lab […]

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Tell us your Mentor Story

  By Rob Shaul   I’ve never had a close, long-term mentor in any of my 3 professional careers. But I’ve spoken to several tactical athletes and professional mountain athletes who have.  I’m interested in these mentor stories and relationships ….. And am asking the MTI community for your mentor stories. Where were you in […]

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