Q&A 11.29.18

QUESTION Just got back from selection and was selected. Thanks for what you do. Your ruck based plan truly helped me be physically ready and allowed me to focus on the mental aspect of the course. My question is, I have from now until January before I start the pipeline. What plans should I do […]

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Q&A 11.22.18

QUESTION First I wanna say thank you and let you know I passed the US Forest Service Smokejumper selection course, and I feel that using your program definitely prepared me for the course. Second, I wanted to ask you what program would be best for Pro Ski Patrol.( Currently working through Monster Factory, then will […]

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Q&A 11.15.18

QUESTION Which plan would you recommend for pure strength maintenance?  I’m at a point now (365# front squat, 255# push press) where I don’t really desire to focus on strength and get a whole lot stronger, but know if I don’t train strength I will lose it.  I’m looking for a plan that has minimal […]

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Q&A 11.8.18

QUESTION I’m an active duty Army officer who is looking for a PT program, and I remember a lot of guys using Military Athlete when I was supporting a special forces group. In one instance, a guy who had been significantly hurt used a custom program from you that brought him back not only full […]

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Q&A 11.1.18

QUESTION I was just trying to figure out how to put something together with the Afghanistan pre-deployment package along with heavy lifting. I’m in the Wisconsin National Guard and we are deploying at the end of February.  I have around 5 weeks with equipment. ANSWER You could pair the Afghanistan Pre-Deployment Training Plan with the […]

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Q&A 10.25.18

QUESTION My background. I’m 27, I’ve done 9 years in the infantry, much of that airborne. Completed Ranger school, and one desk tour to Iraq. I’m not “out-of-shape” but I’m certainly not “in-shape”. I’m seriously lacking in upper body muscle endurance and core strength.  For core lifts, I maxed about a month ago at 230 […]

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Q&A 10.18.18

QUESTION I have a pretty good understanding on nutrition as it relates to powerlifting and body building regimes. I am a former world class power lifter with world and national records and championships. I also did a body building show when i realized being a legitimate meatball wasn’t worth the damage to the body and […]

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Q&A 10.11.18

QUESTION I’m a 23 year-old female wildland firefighter looking to jump to a hotshot crew next season. The biggest challenge I’m looking at is improving my hiking up super steep hills with a 45 # pack 35 # chainsaw. After trail -running and crossfitting all fall and winter I completed your hotshot training program this […]

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Q&A 10.4.18

QUESTION Currently on Humility as part of my train up for CAAS. However my unit is starting to prep for a Diagnostic ACFT in January. I start my final CAAS train up in December and my Selection is on the 29th of January. Do you have any tips to implement training for the ACFT? Some […]

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Q&A 9.27.18

QUESTION I’m a new subscriber to the MTI site and am prepping for 30 days of kite-skiing across Greenland in May 2019.  I’d love advice on which plan is best for me, and how to maximize the resources available to MTI subscribers. Here are some training considerations: Will be kiting and pulling a sled with […]

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