Q&A 9.12.19

QUESTION I purchased the AFSOC PT Prep program and have a question. There is no weight lifting in the 6 week plan. I am a little concerned about losing strength gains during the program. Is it better to just focus on the PSAT requirements and ignore any losses in strength? ANSWER The fitness demands of […]

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Arete 9.5.19

Military / Foreign Affairs First female Air Force airman earns Army Ranger tab, Air Force Times More than 100 military construction projects could be put on hold to free up funds for a US-Mexico border wall, Defense News Is Limited Nuclear Warfare Back? If So, the US Army Isn’t Ready, Modern War Institute The Coast Guard is fighting […]

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Q&A 9.5.19

QUESTION I have a question on what plan might be best for me. I enjoy doing the basic lifts with some sort of METCON at the end. However, I’m open to anything new and exciting. My biggest limiting factor is the squadron gym I workout at. It’s essentially an oversized garage gym. I do get […]

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MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for August 2019

MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for August 2019   Athlete’s Subscription Bodyweight Foundation Training Plan Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) Training Plan APFT Training Plan Military On-Ramp Training Plan Humility Big 3 + Run Training Plan Hypertrophy for Skinny Guys Fat-Loss Training  Plan Running Improvement FBI Special Agent PFT Training 2-Mile Run Improvement Plan Ranger […]

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Arete 8.29.19

Military / Foreign Affairs The Loss of South Vietnam and the Coming Loss of Afghanistan, Small Wars Journal US Army seeking new anti-jamming GPS antenna system, Janes 360 China’s New 2019 Defense White Paper, Small Wars Journal Norway nuclear monitor backtracks on theory of second Russia blast, Reuters Top secret memo revealed: Many Russian meddlers active in America, Pravda Australian writer […]

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Q&A 8.29.19

QUESTION I recently purchased the coast guard rescue swimming program. I have only recently been practicing my swimmer, so I was just looking for some tips as someone just starting out, for example I get tired before able to complete the entire 450m swim, also do you recommend ear plugs while doing this? My next […]

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Stuff I’ve Learned, Part 2

By Rob Shaul   Click Here for Stuff I’ve Learned, Part 1.   (7) If what you are doing is wrong, stop doing it. Often people find themselves in a “rut” – they know what they are doing isn’t right, but it doesn’t hurt enough to quit. Know that a “rut” is a grave open […]

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Stuff I’ve Learned, Part 1

By Rob Shaul   (1) There are no shortcuts. Tim Ferris started the “Life Hack” movement with his book, the “4-Hour Work Week.” I remember reading his book when it was all the rage, and wondering to myself if I was the only one who thought a man who sold private-labeled nutritional supplements (a dirty […]

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Arete 8.22.19

Military / Foreign Affairs Italy government crisis: Fate of coalition to be decided as PM faces removal, BBC Army study recommends more sleep for recruits at basic, which drill sergeants will absolutely not disregard or anything, Task & Purpose US progresses F-16 sale to Taiwan, Janes 360 Navy in the process of developing an unmanned “Ghost Fleet”, War is […]

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Q&A 8.22.19

QUESTION Is it feasible to perform the ACFT Improvement Plan in the morning in conjunction with the Rucking Improvement Plan in the evening after work (more specifically the block of weeks which train the 6 mile ruck assessment)? I’m relatively fit and want to ensure that I’m training all aspects of military fitness, but want […]

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