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5 Tips and Workouts for the Navy SEAL Obstacle Course

The BUD/S obstacle course is known for being tough. I am going to show you the workouts that are being used to help decrease times on the Buds “O” course. The course brings back fond memories. I was a small guy so I think I had it easier. You see you have to crawl, climb,... Read More
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How Did I Survive Hell Week –Twice?

This is a question we get every week. Good Question. Honestly…I wanted to quit a few times. But I did not have the balls to ring that bell. I was not an athlete. I grew up with asthma and did not play sports. Everything was stacked against me. At 19 years old I was a loser... Read More
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10 Tips to Increase Grip Strength

What is the number one thing to fail on pull ups and dead lifts? It is hand strength. Train the weakest link and improve your lifts. Check out these tips to increase grip strength and start crushing workouts. DEADLIFT This is one lift that will really expose your weakness on the grip strength. Train the... Read More
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Pavel Tsatsouline Workout

Pavel is considered one of the true legends of kettle bell workouts having brought the kettle bell from Mother Russia to the good ole U.S. of America. Pavel blends old school strength and power with new school balance, agility and speed. Check out these bodyweight and kettle bell workouts that Pavel uses to strengthen his... Read More

How To Do Air Squats

Check out these videos on how to do air squats with good form. AIR SQUAT KEY POINTS Face forward Chest high Butt low Thighs to parallel Keep your heels grounded Try not to lose balance and move towards your toes If you cannot go all the way down to parallel then practice sitting on to... Read More
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How to make a Tire sled DIY tips

A workout sled should be on your list for your garage gym. A sled can help you build your posterior chain (lower back, glutes, hamstring) which will increase your functional fitness. How to make a sled for pulling made out of an old tire and rope. RECYCLE TIRE Find a tire on the side of... Read More
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Naked Nutrition Collagen review

I have been using collagen for a few years now after I was turned on to it by Sean Lake at BUBS. It is one of the few supplements that I use and am a full believer. My hair and nails grow faster when I use collagen. My skin is better feeling and I feel... Read More
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“What Are The Big 4 of Core Strength?”

I had a really great conversation with an SGPT athlete the other day, and I wanted to expand on what we talked about as her questions were really good. “Coach, why is important to work your core first?” Your core is your foundation—it’s like the trunk of a tree. If you picture a tall tree... Read More
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Marine Force Recon Workout

Marine Force Recon are the tip of the spear and many times the first to hit the ground.  They provide intel reports and give a picture of what is happening on the ground before other troops arrive. Training is brutal and nearly half will not make it through Marine Force Recon training. The Force Reconnaissance... Read More
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Herschel Walker Push-Up Workout

Herschel Walker is a living legend when it comes to his football stats and working out. And “Oh Yeah” he is not too shabby as a football player and MMA fighter also. How did Herschel become such an urban legend when it comes to workouts? Is all this stuff just Internet lore? Or does Herschel... Read More
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How to Prevent Blisters with Double Socks

If your heading out for a long hike then you will want to protect your feet first.  If you feet are broken down, blistered and damaged – then your not going anywhere. Check out these tips to prevent blisters using double socks. Years ago backpackers and hikers wore itchy wool socks that rubbed against your... Read More
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Frog Fuel Review

Just got in a box of the Frog Fuel and will be using it on all of my next endurance mountain bike rides and workouts. I had used the fuel on a GORUCK Challenge that I did in Atlanta a few years back. The Frog Fuel comes in small packs so you can throw it... Read More
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Navy SEAL Coaching Lessons from the Beach – Working with Athletes

Let me tell you a story… It’s sometime around 2 – 4 AM on the beach in San Diego. I’m coaching a group of 30 athletes during a 50 hour event. It’s 55 degrees, there’s a strong side shore breeze and we are rucking south. It’s cold… I’m in a puffy down jacket. All you... Read More
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SAS Special Forces Workout

When the British want to bring in precision firepower for specialized missions – they call the British SAS. The Special Air Service or SAS is a regiment of the British Army constituted on 31 May 1950. The British SAS is known for their infamous saying “He Who Dares Wins”. Check out these videos and workouts... Read More
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