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Navy SEAL Top Ten Swim Challenges

We got a great question this week: “Coach, what are the swim tests I have to pass for BUD/S? I want to start practicing with my swim.” First, a few pointers: Relax. This sounds like a no-brainer, but we often notice students tensing up as they practice. Tensing up leads to panic, and if you... 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. One of the... Read More
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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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Tips to Help Prevent and Heal Shin Splints

Just got this question from an SGPT athlete. “Coach; I have been having problems with shin splints and have tried a few things. What can you recommend. First off lets look at what the differences are between a shin splint vs stress fracture: A shin splint or medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) is an inflammation... Read More

Diet and Nutrition Important in Exercise Recovery with Boxing and MMA

Participation in boxing and mixed martial arts (MMA) training can be some of the most demanding activities for your body. Experienced fighters realize that their success is determined on the amount of intensity that is put forth during training – and how quickly they can recover from those training bouts. Proper nutrition and sports supplements... Read More
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US Navy SEAL Jocko Willink on “Stupid and Meaningless” Tasks

“Line them up and crush them.” Check out this video with Jocko giving an awesome take on how to get “menial” sh*t done by changing your mindset. How do you change your perspective/mindset about tasks you don’t want to do? How do you “line them up and crush them”? How do you create discipline? Let... Read More

Jerry Workout

Jerry Run 1 mile Row 2k Run 1 mile Advanced: Do 10 rounds of Cindy (5 pullups, 10 pushups, 15 squats) immediately after the last run. RELATED ARTICLES: Axe Workout  ... Read More
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Running Goals for BUD/S Training

We get questions every week from athletes looking to improve their performance before they ship off to Special Forces, Army Ranger school or BUDS. We all want to be at the top of our game so every small tip can help. Check out this question that we received yesterday on SEALgrinderPT Facebook (we answer questions... Read More
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BUD/S Warning Order for Navy SEAL Training

Basic Underwater Demolition SEAL training (BUD/S) is a challenging and rewarding training program which requires the individual to be self-motivated and physically fit. The BUD/S Warning Order is considered very valuable information on subjects such as a course descriptions of all three phases of BUD/S, workouts to get you prepared for the physical stress of... Read More
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What is the Goon Squad in BUD/S?

Question emailed in from an SGPT Athlete: “Coach, What is the Goon Squad in BUDS training? The “goon squad” is when you fall behind on a run. The Instructors that are in the back of the pack round up all of the slow @$$es and make them pay for their sins. This usually consist of... Read More
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Best Workout to Prepare for Navy SEAL Training

We get this question once a month. “Coach, what is the best single workout to prepare for Navy SEAL training?”. Well… if we had to pick one workout it would be hands down — Murph for time 1 mile run 100 pull ups 200 pushups 300 air squats 1 mile run wear weight vest or... Read More
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