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Mountain Tactical Oct 20
We have been working with mountain and tactical athletes for well over a decade. These are our most influential articles over the years.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 18
What I thought it meant to be a good man in my early twenties is drastically different from what I believe now. Experience has a way of rounding the edges of self-righteous standards and teaching you that “goodness” is often found in the grey areas.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 16
In a previous mini-study, we found that Leg Blasters match Front Squats in building lower body strength. With this mini-study, we sought to compare the strength-building abilities of Leg Blasters to their big brother, Quadzilla Complexes.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 16
In 2017, we abandoned our former core/midsection programming because we found it did not do an adequate job transferring that strength to the entire tactical or mountain “chassis” which extends from the shoulders to the knees.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 11
The American fire service has a history of short-sighted leadership. As the firefighters of the 21st Century face down new challenges, we are wise to look at the mistakes of our recent past.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 11
MTI's Tactical Lab Rats completed another "Geek" Cycle, which focused on testing two progression methodologies for improving short distance rucking speed.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
This is the kit I'm currently running and/or recommend for backcountry hunt scouting (mule deer & elk) in summer. This kit would also work for backpacking.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
These are 5 exercises we're using in our programming, why we love them, and some quick training circuits to try.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
This 3-week mini-study compared the improvements in 2-mile run times between individuals training with a run-emphasis and those training with a strength-emphasis program.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
New Programming: The FBI Academy Training Plan is specifically designed to prepare athletes for the fitness demands they’ll face at the FBI Academy including focused training for the FBI SA PFT, intense work capacity efforts, and running.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
This Week's Arete
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
In this video Rob talks about the process that goes into our program design for Tactical Athletes.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
Ever wondered where Mr. Spectacular, Scotty Bobs, or Curtis P's got their names from? We call these our "signature" exercises because we either invented them ourselves or developed them through our athletes.
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Mountain Tactical Oct 9
This Weeks Q&A's
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Mountain Tactical Sep 29
MTI is calling for remote lab rats for an upcoming, 3.5 weeks, 5-day/week Mini-Study testing the effectiveness of MTI's Army Combat Fitness Test (ACFT) programming.
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Mountain Tactical Sep 29
We conducted a 4-week Mini-Study using remote lab rats to test the effect of training volume across three training measurables: Strength (barbell and bodyweight), Sprint-Based Work Capacity, and Endurance (3-Mile run Performance).
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Mountain Tactical Sep 29
How often do you see something that needs to be fixed, but instead of fixing it, you respond: “Not my job”?
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Mountain Tactical Sep 29
These are my favorite training plans for Mountain Athletes and here's why.
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