Tag Archives: Functional Strength

Fitness is Built: A Lesson in Being Better Than You Were Yesterday

While filling my Nalgene at the gym this morning, I did something I don’t normally do; I read an advertisement…. View Article

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The Woodsman Workout

ITS Tactical Editor-in-Chief’s note: This post was written by Brett McKay and originally ran on The Art of Manliness. Last… View Article

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The Morrison System: The Art and Science of Training for War

I’m stoked to introduce a new program and workbook that’s debuting today from my good friend and former Air Force… View Article

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Sandbags: Unconventional Tools for Functional Strength

Not every athlete has the luxury of having a professional coach train them multiple times a week. Location, cost, work… View Article

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Simple Shoulder Workout for Strength and Recovery

Here’s a quick video I made going through a simple shoulder routine that I try to do as a cool-down… View Article

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The Top Ten Tactical Skill-Sets for the Common Man

Yesterday my good friend Jack from The Survival Podcast asked me if I’d like to come on his show to… View Article

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What’s a GORUCK Challenge? A 13 Hour Adventure that Will Introduce you to Yourself

The first thing that I typically hear when I tell someone about GORUCK, is “what’s that?” GORUCK is definitely not… View Article

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Corps Strength Fitness Program: Initial Review

I recently received a fitness book called Corps Strength from former U.S. Marine Master Gunnery Sergeant Paul Roarke, who had… View Article

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Functional Strength: Developing the Pull-Up

We’ve recently talked the importance of physically being able to save yourself, and one of the most important aspects to… View Article

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Can You Physically Save Yourself?

First off, this post is not meant to be discouraging. It’s quite the opposite actually. Self-sufficiency can mean many different… View Article

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