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Tactical Fitness Programs

This is a collection of tactical fitness programs that I created and tested while serving on the staff of the U. S. Naval Academy.  Included is the 12 Week SEAL Screener PT Program, the 6 Week US Navy PRT Program and the 14 Week USMC PFT Program,  They are available for free download.  Enjoy and share. SEAL Screener PT Program           […]

Run Program Design Book

This E-book is a basic overview of designing basic run training programs.  It includes sample programs for various race distances.

Other Fitness Programs

  Escape From the Gym 24 strength and conditioning workouts that you can perform with minimal equipment. Run Training Programming This is a basic E-book explaining the basics of how to program run training programs.  It includes sample programs for various race distances.  You can download it free here.   USNA 100 Pushups Program This is the basic program I developed at the U. S. […]

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Minimalism and the Sunk Cost Fallacy

Minimalism and the Sunk Cost Fallacy

This is a short discussion about a simple misconception that most people have about selling an item that you no longer need for a loss.  Most of us, me included, often have some discomfort in doing this, but it is mainly because we fall prey to the Sunk Cost Fallacy.   Understanding the Sunk Cost Fallacy will help you to resolve this discomfort and more easily […]

Weight Training Loading Schemes and Their Applications

Weight Training Loading Schemes and Their Applications

1. Ramping up (starting light and going heavier each set, and doing the same number of repetitions per set).   The first few sets are essentially warm up sets. The last 2 sets are where the work is done. This method is best if you are doing singles to triples, basically working up to a heavy attempt. Probably great for skill based lifts too (Olympic lifts) […]

Seeking Happiness……You’re Doing it Wrong

Seeking Happiness……You’re Doing it Wrong

I have been reading Seneca’s letters to Lucillius lately and today’s letter was a good one.  Even though Seneca lived 2,000 years ago, his thoughts are as relevant today as they were then.  Today’s letter focused on living by “nature” versus living by “opinion.” (natural versus opinion related needs) One of the central themes of Stoic philosophy is to live in accordance with nature.  The […]

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