New Plans Added To Your Subscription

By Hannah Follender Your subscription keeps on growing. This week we’ve added the following plans to our $29 subscription: Humility – This is a 7-week, limited equipment, total body strength and conditioning program. It includes strength, work capacity and aerobic training. This is the first plan in our Virtue Series of training plans which should […]

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Planned MTI Mountain-Focused Studies

By Rob Shaul Through the Mountain Tactical Institute, we have several mountain-focused studies in the works which we hope to complete this fall and winter. 1) FreeSkier Fitness Testing, Pre and Post Dryland, Pre and Post Ski Season The first two day’s of this year’s dryland training for our pro FreeSkiers was spent on fitness […]

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A Week on Rob Shaul’s Diet

By Rob Shaul Below is a typical weekly menu for me. On our current schedule, I start coaching in the morning at 7am, and generally wake up at 4 or 4:30 am. I have time to run and read in the morning, and often cook a couple eggs for breakfast. I try to eat “clean” […]

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Leadership’s Role in a Unit’s Fitness Culture? (Hint…. It’s Hard To Respect A Tactical Leader Who Isn’t Fit)

Through the Mountain Tactical Institute, we’re developing a “Fitness Culture Assessment” for tactical units. Key to the assessment results will be leadership’s support, or lack of support for fitness at the unit. Last week we posted a survey asking three important questions about leadership’s role in unit fitness and received nearly 150 responses. Below are […]

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You’re Doing Your Push-Ups Wrong

Outside Online published this article about some of the mistakes we commonly see athletes make with push-ups. Link to the original article. By Meaghen Brown According to Mountain Athlete strength and conditioning coach Adam Scott, a perfect push-up can challenge even the fittest athletes when done correctly, but can also be rendered completely useless when done […]

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Backcountry Hunter? We need your help.

By Rob Shaul This hunting season we’d like to collect some front line data on the fitness demands of backcountry hunting. What we’re interested in is data related to the actual hunting season – not the pre season scouting.  Please follow this link to fill out this quick survey

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