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Training Principles

Regardless of your age, background, or what you are training for, principles should guide your training process. The following ...

Strength Training for Special Operations Selection Prep

Strength & Power Training Methods    Strength and power development is one of the primary pillars of SOF prep ...

How to Crush Your Military PT Test – A Work Capacity Deep Dive

What is Work Capacity?    Work capacity is a blend of power and capacity.  Power = the amount of ...

A Pair of Boots

I was still 17 when I enlisted in the Navy. My parents had to sign the enlistment paperwork for ...

Rucking 101

Regardless of what selection program you’re training for, you’ll spend countless hours walking around with a heavy ruck on ...

Programming for Running

Running fast requires two primary things: Good running technique A strong foundation of aerobic fitness  If you’re missing either, ...

Breathing and Performance

Breathing is an integral part of nearly every skill you’ll need in SOF selection from stress management to running, ...

Secondary Emotions

Regardless of your occupation, self-regulation is a key component of resilience and performance under stress.    Self-regulation has an ...

Eustress Training

By: Jon Pope ‘How many more sets?’ I complained. ‘It doesn’t matter, you’re up’ came the voice to my ...
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, ...
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