Q&A 8.29.19

QUESTION I recently purchased the coast guard rescue swimming program. I have only recently been practicing my swimmer, so I was just looking for some tips as someone just starting out, for example I get tired before able to complete the entire 450m swim, also do you recommend ear plugs while doing this? My next […]

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Q&A 8.22.19

QUESTION Is it feasible to perform the ACFT Improvement Plan in the morning in conjunction with the Rucking Improvement Plan in the evening after work (more specifically the block of weeks which train the 6 mile ruck assessment)? I’m relatively fit and want to ensure that I’m training all aspects of military fitness, but want […]

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Q&A 8.15.19

QUESTION Love your plans and have been following them for a while now! I just had a quick question I know the diet philosophy Rob talks about but is there a goal for calorie consumption? I am currently 190 but am really hoping to put on size. Thanks! ANSWER No goal for caloric consumption. Muscle […]

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Q&A 8.8.19

QUESTION I was hoping to begin either your Navy PST or CCT/STO PAST prep program soon, but would like to continue training maximal strength during this program. (I was thinking some kind of minimalist barbell training on the three days calisthenics are programmed). Which of your strength templates, if any, would be good to pair […]

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Q&A 8.1.19

QUESTION I just wanted to drop a quick update with a question that follows. I employed your APFT training packet for my recent testing. Six weeks prior, my beginning assessment was: Pushups: 50 Situps: 55 2 Mile: 19:03 BW: 235lbs I tested yesterday and my results are: Pushups: 68 Situps: 70 2 Mile: 16:30 BW: […]

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Q&A 7.25.19

QUESTION I’ve been doing the Peak Bagger plan and I’m enjoying it! I signed up for the subscription so I can explore your other programs and I have a couple of questions. What do you think your best program is for a 41 year old weekend warrior who wants to stay in relatively good shape […]

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Q&A 7.18.19

QUESTION I am an active duty United States Marine and have been researching some of your programs for quite a while. I have completed the TLU strength program that you have written and really enjoyed it. However, I have been unable to find a functional fitness program that was strenuous enough and met my needs […]

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Q&A 7.11.19

QUESTION What plan would you recommend for improving both my apft( pushups need most improvement) and ruck during a seven week period. ANSWER Air Assault Training Plan. It includes focused training for the APFT and a 6-mile ruck. Skip the Wednesday sessions in the plan to focus just on the APFT and the Ruck. – […]

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Q&A 7.4.19

QUESTION Love your plans. I am going to Ranger School in February of next year and wanted to put together a plan for training. I was going to do your ruck based selection plan. But wanted to know how would you put together the plan with only 33-35 weeks left? ANSWER Weeks    Plan 1-8  […]

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Q&A 6.27.19

Readers Note on “Little Boy” as Career Choice   Good essay. Consider yourself lucky to work in the field you’re in and have the opportunity for friendships and extended childhood-like fun. A couple thoughts. Grown men suck at friendship. It’s because we don’t value it so we don’t work at it. Big mistake, in my […]

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