Q&A 4.4.19

QUESTION Finished the back country ski plan. I really enjoyed it and it helped tremendously. I also just read the bit on knee pain you guys posted and particularly the bit on garbage reps. My knees suffered during the backcountry plan.  I would like to keep going with another plan but don’t know where to […]

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Q&A 3.28.19

QUESTION I am about a couple of weeks away from finishing up the Dryland Ski Training Plan V4 and would like some help to determine where to go next.  Here’s a little background and my goals: In the non-winter months I am an outdoors generalist.  I mountain bike, run, hike with the family, swim, paddleboard, […]

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Q&A 3.21.19

QUESTION I am a 51 yr old former Green Beret with 21 years at Group and 27 years of service.  I have always been bigger and stronger with most of my focus on a bodybuilding type workout routine.  I have been out of any regular fitness routine for a few years. I am 6’ tall […]

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Q&A 3.14.19

QUESTION I have two questions. 1.  I am approaching the end of my latest program (TLU Strength) and am looking for the next one. I’ve narrowed it down to two…MTI Strength Assessment Plan and Hector. Obviously a bit different in what they target. I’m leaning toward hector due to the TAC SEPA as I feel […]

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Q&A 3.7.19

QUESTION I’ve been working your various plans for some time and was just about to begin the Alpine Rock Training plan for a trip I have in a couple of months. It will be the third time I’ve used it. Two questions: Do you have any thoughts on joint impact as a result of the […]

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Q&A 2.28.19

QUESTION First off, good work with the Ranger Preparation Program. I used it prior to going to Ft. Bragg’s Pre-Ranger with enough success to make it to Ranger School where it allowed me to succeed at RAP week with no worries. The lunges were also much appreciated in Mountain Phase, just the mental aspect of […]

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Q&A 2.21.19

QUESTION I’m going on a 9 month “deployment” to Europe as a medic in an aviation brigade. I know we will be going to the field occasionally but I don’t see us going for more than 2 weeks at a time every other month. During those 9 months I would like to maximize my time […]

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Q&A 2.14.19

QUESTION I want to thank you for your great program(s). A little background. I was injured on the job at an apartment fire 5 years ago. I had the ceiling come down and knock my helmet & mask off. Beside the neck and back injuries I ended up with inhalation injuries which permanently damaged my […]

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Q&A 2.7.19

QUESTION I am a subscriber and prior military. Im training to go back in the military with an 18X contract.  Currently using the SFAS packet. Having fantastic results. I’m finishing Big 24 and starting Fortitude next week. I won’t be going in until September so it looks like I have time to fit an extra […]

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Q&A 1.31.19

QUESTION Why does your strength standards focus on relative strength vs absolute strength?  I know measuring relative strength allows for a standard of general strength across the board. However, I feel this can be detrimental.  I don’t care is a 150 Soldier can deadlift 2x body weight, especially if the Soldier is unable to deadlift/drag […]

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