Q&A 11.28.19

QUESTION I work for the Maine State Police. We have formed a riot control team and are looking for guidance on developing a fitness evaluation that would be probative to this specific specialty. Most of our teams use the Cooper Standard which we believe does not measure what we do on this team. We are […]

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Q&A 11.21.19

QUESTION First, I just want to say thank you for all the hard work you put into your content. It is really impressive. I have a couple quick questions. What type of rucksack/backpack do you recommend for the ruck-based plans? I’m getting back in after being out a year and a half, so I no […]

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Q&A 11.14.19

QUESTION I successfully harvested my first backcountry mule deer buck this weekend (I still can’t believe it) and I wanted to report on how I think the Back Country Big Game Hunting training program played into my success, then I had a question about training for next year. I started late in the with Jedidiah […]

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Q&A 11.7.19

QUESTION First of all I just wanted to say thanks for putting the leg blaster routine together, its been a staple of mine for the last few years before the ski season begins. I just have question about quantity vs extra weight. I’m at a stage now where I’m doing 4 x full 4 x […]

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Q&A 10.31.19

QUESTION What are your thoughts on the new Army Combat Fitness Test? How do you best recommend we prepare for it? And is there a program in the works that you guys are making that is designed specifically for it? I’m currently enjoying the bodyweight training plan minus the upper body movements because of straining […]

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Q&A 10.24.19

QUESTION I’m looking into switching to using your site. little bit about me: I’ve been training in CrossFit for the last 3 years approx. I’m very into persevering what I’ve got plus keeping with the “CrossFit” type method, means – a few workouts (3-5 a week) that doesn’t last more than an hour that includes Strength,Cardio […]

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Q&A 10.17.19

QUESTION I am a Family Practice Army Physician very interested in exercise physiology and Sports Medicine. I currently do a lot of HIT/Crossfit training and am excited to start taking the ACFT. However, my patients/soldiers are not so excited. I was looking at your recent study that compared hinge lifting versus KB swings to increase […]

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Q&A 10.10.19

QUESTION I’ve been training with the goal of becoming a PJ for several years now, and for as many steps forward, I take just as many back. It has been a frustrating process for sure, but I am far too stubborn to give up. Finding the balance between over training and under training has been […]

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Q&A 10.3.19

QUESTION Any advice for choosing a program that is 3 strength sessions per week? I’m trying to find something to combine with 2 days of running/bjj per week. ANSWER The MTI Relative Strength Assessment Training Plan trains strength 3x/week. Just do the strength sessions. If you’ve already done this plan, look at the Big 3 + Run […]

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Q&A 9.26.19

QUESTION Im on week 4 on Operator Hector and here are my thoughts as I prepare to choose my next plan: I ‘feel’ like I need more running as that’s my weakest area, my running comments below will reflect that. I love the lifting on days 1 and 4; these are my longest sessions and […]

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