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Tactical Fitness Over 40 Plus - Recovery and Maintenance *(Still Tough Training)

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Tactical Fitness Over 40 Plus - Recovery and Maintenance *(Still Tough Training)

The new book and ebook titled Tactical Fitness For the Athlete Over 40: Actively Pursuing Recovery and Maintenance has much to offer. Not only does it share the 20 year journey the author has had with training for sports, high level special ops programs (Navy SEAL), but most importantly some life lessons dealing with the injuries obtained from decades of rigorous activity. You can find it at the StewSmithFitness.com store as well as Amazon (both Kindle and Softcover Book).  Also, if you prefer the PDF version in addition to the Kindle, just contact the author at stew@stewsmith.com and he will get...

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New Podcast: The Tactical Fitness Report with Stew Smith

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New Podcast:  The Tactical Fitness Report with Stew Smith

Here is my FREE podcast I created to be viewed or heard as desired.  So far, you can see the podcast on 1 - Youtube.com/stew50smith (video) 2 - iTunes - (search Tactical Fitness Report with Stew Smith) 3 - Google Play - search Tactical Fitness Report with Stew Smith) 4 - Podomatic - For audio version online. See links and descriptions below of the most recent Podcasts:                                                 Tactical Fitness Report 43 - Police, Fire Fighters Seeking SWAT,...

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Twenty Years of Periodization Training Model

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Twenty Years of Periodization Training Model

I realized I have been using my Periodization style of training now for 20 years, after one of my former BUD/S prep students reminded me it was 20 years ago he and his classmates shipped off the BUD/S. This was the year, I learned I needed to make some changes in my personal and professional training program and they needed to make sense with job requirements. My periodization program is A WAY to train – not THE WAY to train. It has worked for me from age 27-47 and took me from a near broken, over-trained, SEAL officer to a...

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Taking the Initiative - Preparing for the Military

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I am a fitness writer that specializes in military, police, and fire fighter fitness.  I have well over 800 articles on the internet on various sites and several published books / ebooks.  I ENJOY answering questions from readers - especially the younger generation who seeks out information and finds me as a resource for tactical fitness training / general preparation information.  In fact, I answer my emails each day easily seeing 100-200 emails a day.  These give me ideas to write about and very often (more than 50%) of the time I reply to someone with an article link that...

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The Dirty Dozen Fitness Test - Blog / Competition

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Try the events of the Dirty Dozen Fitness Test.  Arrange in any order you prefer.   You can take the test many different ways:1 - Take the test in one day / one long training session2 - Take 2-3 days to break up the events into - STRENGTH - SPEED/AGILITY - ENDURANCE3 - Take the entire year to break up the events as above using periodization specific training to master each event over the year. Share your scores / times in the in the comment section below: These are the twelve events I call the Tactical Fitness Dirty Dozen that I pulled from...

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