Mental Toughness

Mental Toughness

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Mental Toughness
  • Find A Way To Win.

    We’re heading into the winter season, and wow, what a year it’s been so far! I saw a great clip of a garbage truck screaming down a muddy road with the dumpster in back on fire and a quote underneath saying, “this is how 2020 feels.” I don’t know who posted that, but I think most of us can relate...

  • The Warrior Switch

    Most times we never know when our crisis or challenge will hit us. Plus we never know how long the crisis will last. It is the ones that keep going mentally that are going to make it, mentally tough people understand that the warrior switch can never turn off!

    This week MTNTOUGH COO Ara Meger...

  • Big Sky Bravery saved my life

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    Now through November 30th, 2020

    Our ultimate goal at MTNTOUGH is life transformation, to change lives by helping individuals become more equipped so that they are "Always Ready" for whatever life throws at them and able to live their best life mentally, sp...

  • Everything Has a Purpose

    Dustin, Ara and Jimmy dropped in on the 2021 Western Hunting Summit to provide mental and physical toughness training. The goal was to spark the warrior switch and push the event attendees to their limits.

  • Becoming Mentally Strong - Navy SEAL Veteran Alex Fichtler

    "Find ways to put yourself in uncomfortable situations on a daily basis. Constantly push yourself."

    This week MTNTOUGH Tactical Strength Director, Former Navy SEAL and all around good dude, Alex Fichtler shares a tip on how to become more mentally strong.

    Everyone has the ability to build ment...

  • Step Into the Uncomfortable - Professional Ice Climber Aaron Mulkey

    "The programming did a really good job of mixing in the strength piece, which for me is the climbing portion. But then also, the fitness in your legs and lungs to be able to go out and go for a long day."
    Professional Ice Climber Aaron Mulkey

    With almost 300 first ascents, Aaron Mulkey has been ...

  • You Need to Transition from Commitment to Ownership.

    Learn the difference between commitment and ownership. Commitment gets you into the game. It is being there for someone and their mission, their objective. It's a good thing. However ownership is what takes you over the edge, and into excellence. Ownership is no longer saying, "I'm going to help ...

  • Distractions

    "Everyone has a great plan until they get punched in the mouth." ~ Mike Tyson

    In this second installment with MTNTOUGH COO Ara Megerdichian coaching a special warrior mindset workout in the Bozeman Lab, Ara walks us through the importance of mission focus. This mental toughness workout was not f...

  • The Pressure

    There is no substitute for training like you fight, training under pressure, and training under tight time constraints to simulate stress. As we believe deeply at MTNTOUGH, if you want to become great at something outside the gym, you need a ton of reps with some extra stress when inside the gym....

  • Pursuit of Excellence

    After 20 Years Training Elite Soldiers, MTNTOUGH COO, Retired Army Ranger Lieutenant Colonel and United States Military Academy Physical Education Instructor, Ara Megerdichian discusses The Pursuit of Excellence.

    "One of the passions that I've been following for a long time, and you see it here ...

  • Raise the Water Level

  • Consistent Values

    After 20 Years Training Elite Soldiers, MTNTOUGH COO, Retired Army Ranger Lieutenant Colonel and United States Military Academy Physical Education Instructor, Ara Megerdichian discusses Consistent Values.

    "When I first came out of the military, this was something that I really had to work my way...

  • Value

    After 20 Years Training Elite Soldiers, MTNTOUGH COO, Retired Army Ranger Lieutenant Colonel and United States Military Academy Physical Education Instructor, Ara Megerdichian discusses Consistent Values.

    So, I heard T.D. Jakes once say that, "Value is demonstrated by sacrifice." And I want you ...

  • Crisis Response

    I'm going to change gears a little bit today. I want to ask you what you're getting through your crisis and what you're learning through it. Muhammad Ali has a great quote, he says, "A man that thinks the same at 50, as he did a 20, has wasted 30 years of his life." And he's spot on. One of the g...

  • New Standards

    We used to have this saying in the military, anytime you walk by something, you have established a new standard. And so what I want to challenge you with this week is to look at those areas in your life and those around you, that if you walked by it, you've established a new standard and it's not...

  • Tighten Your Shot Group Pt. 1

    Folks, we have three fundamentals in our lives that we need to tighten up so that the situation is not influencing us, but so that we are influencing the situation. The raging storm does not move the rock, it blows around the rock. And that's what I want us to become over the next couple of weeks...

  • Tighten Your Shot Group Pt. 2

    "Also, I've got self. Every person has strengths and weaknesses. We kind of look at this as fluffy stuff, but it's not. I've noticed with warriors, warriors know their strengths, and they know their weaknesses. You know something? They are willing to have confidence and build these strengths, but...

  • Tighten Your Shot Group Pt. 3

    "And that purpose is tied to each of these roles. Remember, you identified your boats, your roles, your personal roles, your professional ones, and the ones you're passionate about. Well, now you've got a purpose in each of those. You got a purpose as a father, you've got a purpose as a husband. ...

  • Tighten Your Shot Group Pt. 4

    "So when I have that center, I don't shift based on that. I look at a situation, my truth doesn't change. The situation requires an adaptation of how I'm going to approach that situation based on who I am, why I'm there, but this value system doesn't change. " - Ara

    Ara is a retired military off...

  • 100% And Then Some

    "Then he picked up my rucksack and strapped it onto the back of me. Then he put my shoulder on top of his, my hands on top of his shoulder. And so he carried my gear and me all the way into the assembly area. That's the 100%, and then some. Everyone around you, every now and then, is going to nee...

  • Drink the Water

    "A lot of guys are going down with heat casualties. A lot of guys are going down with heat stroke. I'm seeing them fall all over the place. And I am really feeling the effects. And as we got to a point where there was a pause, and they had to give us water because they were required to, and I wen...