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, ...

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 ...
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