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

By Jonathan Pope / January 30, 2021 / 2 Comments

What is Work Capacity?    Work capacity is a blend of power and capacity.  Power = the amount of force you can express in a short, fixed amount of time, such as a max power clean or broad jump Capacity = how much force you express repeatedly over a long period of time, such as […]

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Rucking 101

By Jonathan Pope / December 17, 2020 / 3 Comments

Regardless of what selection program you’re training for, you’ll spend countless hours walking around with a heavy ruck on your back. In some selection courses (SFAS, RASP, British SAS, CANSOF), rucking is the primary physical task you’ll have to do day after day. If you want to be successful, you need to be comfortable walking […]

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Programming for Running

By Jonathan Pope / December 8, 2020 / 11 Comments

Running fast requires two primary things: Good running technique A strong foundation of aerobic fitness  If you’re missing either, you won’t be able to run a fast time on your PT test. The deeper into your selection course you go or the longer you have to run, the more weakness in either will be exposed.  […]

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