Q&A 12.8.22

QUESTION What programs do you suggest following completion of BW beginner? Primary restrictions (medical) are no running (used bike erg, row erg and walking for BW beginner) and no barbell squats/lunges due to neck/shoulder injuries. If you need an equipment list or anything else, please let me know. As always, appreciate the help. ANSWER I’d […]

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Q&A 11.24.22

QUESTION Two questions for you: What would you suggest replacing the sandbag exercises with if I don’t have one handy? (Thought my gym had one but was wrong) Can additional running be successfully integrated to the program? I’d like to run 3-4 times a week to build cardio but don’t want it to impede the success of […]

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Q&A 10.27.22

QUESTION I just finished reading your blog post: “The Type of Athlete Who Thrives in MTI Programming” and found myself feeling guilty. How do you recommend developing the discipline to stick with your programming and cultivating that professional mindset? I have followed several of your training plans and found a lot of success when I […]

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Q&A 10.20.22

QUESTION 33 y/o Deputy US Marshal and reserve EOD tech. After a real stressful year I put on 35 pounds and ended up in abysmal shape. I am finishing week 5 of bodyweight beginner, looking for direction with limited equipment plans. My running base isn’t where I would like so I was looking at the running […]

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Q&A 10.13.22

QUESTION I see your 7 week plan to prepare for SWAT testing, but do you offer a long term plan to prepare for SWAT testing? Say, 6 months or longer? Please advise. ANSWER I’d recommend the SWAT Selection Training Plan now, then take a week’s full rest and drop into the plans/order in the Gun Maker Packet, beginning with Ruger. […]

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Q&A 10.6.22

QUESTION I am just about to deploy to a location with very limited training infrastructure. I will be taking body armour and ruck and have packed a decent sized sandbag as there will be plenty to fill it with locally! I will be following as closely as able the ruck-based selection plan whilst away in […]

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