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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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Specialization VS Transfer

Specialization VS Transfer

One of the primary areas of confusion in strength and conditioning programming is specialization VS transfer. Transfer is the degree to which strength and conditioning in the gym transfers to the field of play or to real life activities. Specialization is to focus your training on a specific lift, or a few specific lifts. A powerlifting program would be an example of specialization, due to […]

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) […]

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