6 Common Mistakes in Work Capacity Event Design

By Rob Shaul In my programming rubric, “Work Capacity Events” are extended bouts of cardiorespiratory and muscular stress at high, but submaximal levels. Work Capacity is where it all comes together – aerobic base, sprint cardio, raw strength, strength endurance, and mental fitness. Gym Based Work Capacity Efforts are multi-modal, intense events lasting up to […]

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Packet Focus: Busy Operator Training Packet

  By Rob Shaul The MTI Busy Operator Training Packet is composed of our 6 Busy Operator training plans developed for tactical athletes with limited daily training time.           The Busy Operator plans deploy the most recent iteration of our Fluid Periodization model where we train 4 primary fitness demands of […]

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Q&A 8.8.19

QUESTION I was hoping to begin either your Navy PST or CCT/STO PAST prep program soon, but would like to continue training maximal strength during this program. (I was thinking some kind of minimalist barbell training on the three days calisthenics are programmed). Which of your strength templates, if any, would be good to pair […]

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Arete 8.8.19

Military / Foreign Affairs / National Security Tensions Spike as Turkey Threatens Syria Offensive, The Guardian Admiral that oversaw Eddie Gallagher prosecution implicated in ‘Fat Leonard’ probe, Navy documents indicate, Task & Purpose ‘If we don’t kill these people they will kill you’: policing Africa’s largest slum, The Guardian Taliban say differences resolved on US troop withdrawal, Stars & […]

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Q&A 8.1.19

QUESTION I just wanted to drop a quick update with a question that follows. I employed your APFT training packet for my recent testing. Six weeks prior, my beginning assessment was: Pushups: 50 Situps: 55 2 Mile: 19:03 BW: 235lbs I tested yesterday and my results are: Pushups: 68 Situps: 70 2 Mile: 16:30 BW: […]

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MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for July 2019

MTI’s Top Selling Training Plans for July 2019   Athlete’s Subscription Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) Training Plan Bodyweight Foundation Training Plan Humility Big 3 + Run Training Plan Military On-Ramp Training Plan APFT Training Plan Running Improvement Training Plan Gladiator ACFT Limited Equipment Training Plan 2-Mile Run Improvement Plan Core Strength Bodyweight Only Chassis […]

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Arete 8.1.19

Military / National Security / Foreign Affairs US troops definitely want to keep deploying to Afghanistan, enlisted leaders say, Task & Purpose Vietnamese fishermen call for action against China, Reuters Vets: Afghanistan War Wasn’t Worth It, but Troops Still Want to Deploy There, Real Clear Defense UN: Nearly 4,000 Afghan civilians killed or wounded by war during first half […]

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Arete 7.25.19

Military / National Security / International Relations Iran Says It Arrested 17 CIA Spies, Some Sentenced To Death, Homeland Security Newswire Who is Boris Johnson, Britain’s new prime minister?, Al Jazerra Australian seaside town welcomes US Marines with open arms during massive exercise, Stars & Stripes Army’s Newest Brigade of Combat Advisers Activated in Texas at Fort Hood, Small […]

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