Adaptation Principles

By Jonathan Pope / June 1, 2021 / 0 Comments

In order to understand programming, you first have to know how and why your body responds to training. When you internalize that framework, things like how much running to do, how fast, and how often become much easier to program and adjust.  Just like programming, adaptation is a complex subject that people spend their entire […]

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Breathing for SOF Selection Performance

Breathing & Performance: Incorporating Breath Training into SOF Selection Prep

By Jonathan Pope / November 26, 2020 / 1 Comment

Breathing is an integral part of nearly every skill you’ll need in SOF selection from stress management to running, rucking and every physical task you’ll do. And, just like how quickly you can run five miles or how much you can barbell back squat, how well you breathe is highly trainable. Today you’ll take around […]

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Stress and Performance

By Craig Weller / August 3, 2020 / 1 Comment

When designing exercise programs there is generally an inverse relationship between intensity and complexity. As training intensity goes up, the complexity level of the exercise that you can effectively perform goes down. By understanding how complexity and stress interact, you’ll be able to choose the right movements for the right goal in your programs, get […]

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