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More Carry Weight

More Carry Weight

By: Craig I was in Nepal a long time ago, on a trail in the Himalayas. I had stopped ...

Work Capacity

Don’t have access to any weights or only have a few kettlebells or dumbbells?    No problem. Now is ...

Stress and Performance

When designing exercise programs there is generally an inverse relationship between intensity and complexity. As training intensity goes up, ...

Movement Capacity, Fidelity, and Variability

Move well, move more It’s easy to simplify how we think about movement. You take something like a squat, ...

Optimization

By: Jon Pope “On the occasion of any accident that befalls you, remember to turn to yourself and inquire ...

The Attention-Pain Trade-Off

“The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice. And because we ...

Panic is the First Stage of Death

"The wise tell us that a nail keeps a shoe, a shoe a horse, a horse a man, a ...

Attention

We were standing in ranks on the beach in Coronado, California, in front of the Naval Special Warfare Center. ...

Every F**king Day

Nearly everyone knows of Demetrious Johnson - the 11-time UFC Champion, and top contender for greatest-of-all-time MMA fighter.  A ...

Ikigai

Why do you keep going? “The two most dangerous years of your life are the year you’re born and ...

Commitment, Control, and Challenge

Bodies can be remarkably strong. They’re hard to truly break, and - given the right circumstances - easy to ...

Nutrition in Special Operations

“What’s your name? Where are you? What day is it?”  I had no idea.  This strange yet vaguely familiar ...
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