Strength Training

Are Weighted Vests Right for You?

Weighted vests are popular training tools for a variety of fitness enthusiasts. They can be great for conditioning, general strength training, and adding additional difficulty to many different... more »

NMRTC Bremerton Corpsmen Training for Operational Readiness

With operational readiness the priority of the Navy surgeon general, it’s up to all Navy Medicine Readiness Training Commands to ensure that’s a core mission. A recent story from Navy Press Of... more »

Army To Pay Recruits $35K to Fast-Track Basic Training


For the first time, the Army is offering a “quick ship” bonus of $35,000 in all career fields for new recruits. The quick ship bonus has been updated effective June 17, 2022, to now give $... more »

Air Force Didn’t Lower Standards For Female Special Tactics Trainee

An Air Force inspector general investigation into alleged favoritism in the service’s special operations enterprise concluded that leaders did not bend the rules for a female trainee who pulled out... more »

Steph Curry’s Training Teaches How to Prevent Falls, Improve Military Performance

What can pro basketball star Stephen Curry’s training program teach us about fall prevention, military tactical performance, stroke or concussion rehab, and slowing or preventing the progression of... more »

Pittsburg State Invests in Strength & Conditioning, Tactical Training

Starting this fall, students will have access to a new emphasis, new equipment, a new Human Performance Lab director, and new courses in the Department of Health, Human Performance, and Recreation at... more »

Boise Fire Hosts ‘Ignite Bootcamp’ to Bring More Women to Field

In the United States, roughly 6,200 women work as full-time, career firefighters and officers, according to a 2021 story from WomenInFire.org. To help get more women involved in the firefighting ... more »

Is the Tactical Strength Training Industry For You?

Are you a current strength and conditioning professional working in sports? Are you a recent college graduate looking to start your professional career as a strength and conditioning specialist? H... more »