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Top 10 Hydration Bladders

Check out this list of the best hydration bladders this past year and you be the judge which one to take out into the field on your next adventure. GEIGERRIG HYDRATION ENGINE I bought a Geigerrig hydration engine and took it for 11 days in the High Sierra, stuffing it into three packs (none made... Read More
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Does Ukraine Have Special Forces Operating – SEAL Grinder PT

Does Ukraine have Special Forces operating to defend against the Russian invasion? Yes! The Ukraine has some very elite Special Forces and they are 100% functioning to repel the Russian forces. “Like all post-Soviet states, Ukraine inherited its special forces (Spetsnaz) units from the remnants of the Soviet armed forces, GRU and KGB units. Ukraine... Read More
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In order to get a SEAL contract – you will need to have a great PST score. From day 1 you need to talk to a SEAL motivator and try to work out with them and get tips. You can find your SEAL motivator in your area with a quick google search. Next up you... Read More
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Best Navy SEAL Workouts — Routines And Training Programs

Navy SEALs are required to maintain peak fitness levels at all times. In order to be an asset in the field, as opposed to a liability, they must constantly train. Most of the time, they don’t have the luxury of a fitness center or gym. This means they have to get creative. Want a FREE... Read More
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Russian Fighter Pull up Program

Check out this series labeled “The Fighters workout” as part of the Russian Fighter Pull up program One look at Mike Tyson’s back when he punched should make it obvious how important the lats are to a fighter. The lat provides a connection between your arm and the rest of your body at the moment... Read More
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Tips to Toughen Your Feet

By Brad McLeod and Jeff Grant We get this question once a month: “How do I toughen my feet for upcoming Special Forces training?” Foot problems are a hidden beast, a beast that is all too effective at unraveling months and years of an athlete’s training and preparation for a big event. Whether it’s SOF... Read More
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Best Navy SEAL Equipment and Gear

The Best Navy SEAL Equipment and Gear: As a former Navy SEAL, I get asked all the time what kinds of equipment, tools, and gear I carried in the field and what was my favorite. Check out this list of some of the basic and exotic equipment that Navy SEALs choose to carry into the... Read More
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Mental Preparedness for Tough Workouts

It’s that tough workout again.  The one that you dread.  Like the last time you broke your personal record on the workout Fran – collapsing on the floor with a metal taste in your mouth.  Later you coughed for hours not knowing that you had actually burst tiny blood vessels at the outer edges of your lungs.... Read More
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How to Make a DIY Sandbag for Workouts

Check out these tips on how to make a DIY sandbag for workouts. TIP #1. Get a bag of sand from a local building supply store ($3 US).  Or if your in a pinch dig up some dirt from the woods – or construction rubble from the apartment next door. My first sand bag I... Read More

Log PT Workouts Tips

The wooden log is an integral part of Navy SEAL training at the BUDS compound in Coronado, California. It is incredibly physical but teaches teamwork during all movements. A team that works together and communicates can achieve more and work more fluidly.  A team that does not communicate will suffer tremendously as the log is... Read More
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Do One Thing Daily That Scares You

I had never heard this saying until much later in life. When I went to When I started Navy SEAL Training/BUDS at 19 years old I was trying to expand my life experiences. Before that age I had not traveled across the Mississippi river and lived a reserved life. Going across the country and to... Read More
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Commando Raid in Syria Takes Out ISIS Leader

1AM Local time helicopters descended on Syria  in a SOF Commando lead raid on an ISIS Leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed in what witnesses described as a large operation by US commandos From Fox News: ISIS leader Abu Ibrahim al-Hashimi al-Qurayshi was killed in a “successful” U.S. Special Operations counterterrorism mission in northwest... Read More

Top 10 Tips to Prepare for SEALFIT 20X Challenge

The 20X Challenge is a one day crucible training delivered by SEALFIT. The goal is to transform your view of what you are capable of as a human being. 20X is a metaphor – meaning that you are capable of at least 20 Times more than you think you are. The SEALFIT 20X Challenge will prove... Read More
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Garage Gym Equipment List

You have a problem. COVID has closed your local gym and you want to keep training. Check out our list of garage gym equipment that you allow you to keep doing your workouts. There is not much better than starting up your own Garage Gym with a few friends from the neighborhood. One buddy has... Read More
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