Q&A 7.18.19

QUESTION I am an active duty United States Marine and have been researching some of your programs for quite a while. I have completed the TLU strength program that you have written and really enjoyed it. However, I have been unable to find a functional fitness program that was strenuous enough and met my needs […]

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Q&A 7.11.19

QUESTION What plan would you recommend for improving both my apft( pushups need most improvement) and ruck during a seven week period. ANSWER Air Assault Training Plan. It includes focused training for the APFT and a 6-mile ruck. Skip the Wednesday sessions in the plan to focus just on the APFT and the Ruck. – […]

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Q&A 7.4.19

QUESTION Love your plans. I am going to Ranger School in February of next year and wanted to put together a plan for training. I was going to do your ruck based selection plan. But wanted to know how would you put together the plan with only 33-35 weeks left? ANSWER Weeks    Plan 1-8  […]

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Q&A 6.27.19

Readers Note on “Little Boy” as Career Choice   Good essay. Consider yourself lucky to work in the field you’re in and have the opportunity for friendships and extended childhood-like fun. A couple thoughts. Grown men suck at friendship. It’s because we don’t value it so we don’t work at it. Big mistake, in my […]

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Q&A 6.20.19

QUESTION First off, I wanted to say your Navy PST programming was great and really worked out my weaknesses in my sit ups and run time and I attribute it to getting my SEAL contract a few months ago. I wish I knew about your programs years ago. It would’ve saved me a lot of […]

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Q&A 6.13.19

QUESTION I am a 24 year old Law Enforcement officer in the making (2nd of 3 years education/training) in Germany. Now, the third year will contain a lot of physical stuff and I want to be prepared for that. I am 210lbs, 6’3 and about 20%ish bodyfat. I run 1.55 miles in 12 minutes and […]

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Q&A 6.6.19

QUESTION I’m a scout platoon leader and currently deployed. I’m looking for a good program to maintain 1000 lb club while running a sub 13:00 minute 2 mile. My current lifts are: Bench: 315 Squat: 350 Deadlift: 410 I can run about a 14:00 2 mile. Back in the early LT days I ran about […]

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Q&A 5.30.19

QUESTION Rob I do have a question: In late April 2020, I planning to do the following 1. Trail run 16.6 miles with 4,500 ascent 2. 6 days later, run a half marathon with 3,500 feet of ascent 3. and then one week later, trail run 22 miles (11 miles uphill with 6,000 feet ascent) […]

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Q&A 5.23.19

QUESTION I have had achillies tendonitis for 4 months and it shows no signs of getting better. I am pushing my SFAS date back 6-12 months. Likely 12. I did the sfas train up through fortitude as prescribed, then had to replace all box jumps, burpees, running and rucking with biking and step ups. I […]

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Q&A 5.16.19

QUESTION I’m planning to run a 50k this fall. I see there’s ultra preseason, 50miler and 100miler plan. While I think the latter two are in the future for me, probably not this year. Do you have any plan recommendations for a 50k trail run? If possible, I would also like to be able to […]

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