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Never Fail or Underperform Again

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Never Fail or Underperform Again

Coaching PaceAnd Mastering Your Goal Pace on Fitness Tests Failing or not performing at your best can be seen when administering a fitness test to a large group. Most people do not consider the importance of learning, knowing, and practicing your pace to achieve your goal in just about any common military fitness test exercise. When you do this several times, you start to create a high-performance strategy and you know when to push your pace or even when to pull back. Let me explain:  Often you will hear to go 100% when taking fitness tests. Yes that is true,...

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Three Things That Slow Your Swim Time

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Three Things That Slow Your Swim Time

Three Things That Slow You Down in the Water (And You Need to Fix ASAP if You Want to Crush 500yd / 500m PST / IFT Swims) Weak Kick / Streamline Position Off the Wall – By not producing a powerful kick and tight streamline position or pulling the arms too quickly off the wall, you lose out on free distance with little to no effort other than a short breath hold. Learning a proper and practicing a powerful “breaststroke pullout” is key to your success no matter how long the pool is you will be using. Here is the...

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MOBILITY30: Feel Better and Change Your Life with this Free Workout Challenge! 30 Days!

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MOBILITY30: Feel Better and Change Your Life with this Free Workout Challenge! 30 Days!

Try the Mobility30:30 Minutes a Day for 30 Days! This is SO SIMPLE and completely scalable for any level of fitness!  Ideal for Beginners - Building the habit of fitness can be the hardest part about getting started. This FREE and easy program can get you started in the right direction and allow for you to create a habit in your day to set aside for fitness without beating yourself up like many beginners do. You can call it the MOBILITY30 or a mini-mobility day and do it as a stand-alone workout.  For Those Who Already Exercise - If you...

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Thinking Outside the Box vs "If You Are Not Cheating - You Are Not Trying"

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Thinking Outside the Box vs "If You Are Not Cheating - You Are Not Trying"

Are You Cheating or Thinking Outside the Box?It is Not Always Black and White... What Decisions DO YOU MAKE When No One is Watching?  Nobody is a perfect human and has a 100% honorable history in their life. Face it we all have regrets -myself included. Whether it is telling a lie, cheating, or stealing (or worse), we all struggle to make the right decision when tempted to find an easier path. However, there comes a time in a person's life when these childish habits or undesirable character traits need to be reduced / stopped if you are going to...

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Did You Know All of This?

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Did You Know All of This?

There is More To StewSmithFitness.com than a Navy SEAL Fitness Book (In fact, there are more than 40 books, 1000 articles, online coaching - and more)  Who is Stew Smith CSCS? Coach, Trainer, Writer, Podcaster: I'm the former Navy SEAL that tactical candidates go to for books, ebooks and online coaching to prepare themselves to get to and through intense tactical assessment and selection programs and qualify for service in their chosen tactical profession.  See More at StewSmithFitness.com Did You Know?  Did you know that I have been creating workouts for military, special ops, police/SWAT, and firefighters since the 1990s. Not only have many of...

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