Q&A 5.13.21

QUESTION I’m due to undertake an extended expedition to Borneo later in the year. It will involve lots of carrying lifting of equipment, trekking etc Which of your programs would you recommend? ANSWER Backcountry Hunting Training Packet – Rob QUESTION My wife and I are just finishing Larry – Dumbbell/Kettlebell. Previously we finished Core Strength […]

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Q&A 5.6.21

QUESTION I just started my hiking excursions up in the White Mountains of New Hampshire and I’m considering taking on the Presidential Traverse or the Pemigewasset Loop. These hikes are said to be the most difficult of all in the Northeast states and average about 25-30 miles with a LOT of elevation gain. What plan? […]

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Q&A 4.29.21

QUESTION Earlier this month I started the Bodyweight Foundation training plan, and am currently on Week 2 of the program. So far it’s largely met my expectations in that it’s been kicking my butt, however I’ve been struggling to recover sufficiently between sessions, specifically with the runs and with pull-ups, to the point where the […]

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Q&A 4.8.21

QUESTION I used three of your programs last year, with a focus on a steady long term build to improved backcountry skiing fitness. It worked really well and I increased the vertical I could do in a day significantly, but more importantly my recovery was way better, so I was able to do multiple long […]

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Q&A 4.1.21

QUESTION Curious if you have a program to prepare for The Tactical Games, or one you recommend if you don’t have something that specific. It appears to be a lot of loaded carries, along with sled drags/pushes, rope climbing, all while wearing a 15lb+ vest. ANSWER Tactical Shooting Competition Training Plan. – Rob QUESTION I […]

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Q&A 3.25.21

QUESTION Rob- great article–  I’m a longtime competitive powerlifter who is solely focused on rock climbing for past few years and going forward.  5’7 and “down” to 180 with pretty low body fat (competed at 220 and 242).  Any suggestions on how to atrophy muscle for these last 20 lbs or so?  If you do […]

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Q&A 3.18.21

QUESTION I’m currently 200lbs, currently trying to work the rest of my gut off and wanted to work towards getting into ranger or special forces school and wanted to know where should I start? ANSWER Military OnRamp Training Plan.  And … fix your diet. Here are our recommendations: http://mtntactical.com/inside-strong-swift-durable/frequently-asked-questions/#nutrition – Rob QUESTION I feel stupid for […]

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