Q&A 3.12.20

QUESTION I am about to complete TLU, and I previously completed Big 24.  I was wondering what you would recommend next.  I am currently deployed, but it is easier to do gym-based workouts then incorporating any rucking, due to space on storing our rucks in our rooms. ANSWER Options: 1) Ultimate Work Capacity – you […]

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Q&A 3.5.20

QUESTION I am a new subscriber of the Athlete Subscription package and was wondering if I am able to do more than one plan at a time? As of right now, I have only started the Army APFT plan and would like to improve my rucking, swimming, and all-around fitness as well. If I were […]

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Q&A 2.20.20

QUESTION I’ve used many of your plans with great success. I’ve also contacted you at various times over the past few years with questions – I appreciate the answers and everything I’ve learned from MTI. After finishing my current cycle, I will have 27 full weeks (with a few days to spare) before the next […]

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Q&A 2.13.20

KUDOS ON THE RUCK BASED SELECTION TRAINING PLAN I followed your advice and picked up Fortitude for a few weeks. I got back from Afghanistan a few weeks ago and finished the Ruck Based Selection Program in Albuquerque, NM (5300’). I went to assessment and selection for the Special Operations Squadron last week, and got […]

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Q&A 2.6.20

QUESTION I wanted to reach out and thank you for putting the Leg Blaster workout on YouTube.  I came across it several years ago and have been easing into using it nearly year around but especially in preparation for ski season. It seems to be much more effective than other protocols in regards to adequately […]

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Q&A 1.30.20

QUESTION Im finishing up the big 24 program, Could I re do the program or is there another strength program that can complement big 24. ANSWER If you want to stick with strength it would be best to switch progressions. I’d recommend the MTI Relative Athlete Strength Assessment Training Plan, which deploys MTI’s Density progression. […]

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Q&A 1.23.20

QUESTION I have a few questions I think you could help me with. First I’d like to start by saying I like the many different programs available for different career paths. I do see a few programs with Ruck running included, my question is, isn’t ruck running terrible for your knees? I’ve read a few […]

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Q&A 1.16.20

QUESTION Read about your programs in a SOFREP article. Wanted to give you a little background, so perhaps you can help me with your system for my training goals. Demographics: 60 yo, 5’5″, 145 lbs, decent shape Military: USAF Pararescue Indoctrination training circa ’78, Army Airborne, Army SF Combat Diver School, washed out (blacked out) […]

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Q&A 1.9.20

QUESTION I’ve just started Mountain Tactical programming after reading your blogs and articles for the last few years.  Unfortunately about 2 weeks ago I ended up with a pretty good groin pull/lower ab strain while playing flag football.  I’m a 41 year old New York City Firefighter whose in good shape and works out regularly.  […]

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Q&A 1.2.19

KUDOS ON THE USMC COMBAT FITNESS TEST (CFT) “I want to thank you for what you do. I’m 45 and an active duty Marine. I took my CFT today and scored a 291. I’ve used a couple of your plans and I really appreciate your approach. I told the young guys that I may not […]

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