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Change Your Life - Add Mobility and Flexibility

Stew Smith

Change Your Life - Add Mobility and Flexibility

Tactical Mobility – A Book from Stew Smith, Gwen Lawrence, and Nick Benas.  Together, we created the third book in the Tactical Fitness Series. In case you don't know, Tactical Mobility makes it easy to maximize your results in the most effective, efficient way possible. Tactical Mobility shows you how to break through personal barriers and reach your absolute physical peak! Tactical Mobility was created by Stew Smith, Gwen Lawrence, and Nick Benas and is available at StewSmithFitness.com.  Navy SEAL Veteran Stew Smith, CSCS, helps struggling Military, Special Ops, Law Enforcement, and Firefighter candidates get TO and THROUGH intense tactical...

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Change Your Life with this Once a Week Workout!

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Change Your Life with this Once a Week Workout!

Stew Smith's Mobility Day (Workout, Tools, Events) Once a week (sometimes twice a week) I will do this workout myself as well as our group preparing for various tactical professions. I personally, like to make this a Thursday workout as it makes Friday / Saturday workouts SO much better vs dragging into those days with 50% energy levels. After a few two a days in a week, a mid-week "easy day" looks like this: Warmup with non-impact cardio - We use bike, elliptical, rowers, or swimming as our cardio set to keep the body warm during this 50 minute session...

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Twelve Questions About Mental Toughness

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Twelve Questions About Mental Toughness

Twelve Interview Questions About Mental Toughness The following twelve questions are from a high school student doing a project.  They are so good, I told him I would make a video of my answers and write them out in article form for him. I am flattered he would ask me about my opinion on mental toughness. It is easy to think that special ops members exhibit that form of mental toughness, but truth be told - every human can be mentally tough.  It is ingrained in us all as natural survival skills, but it can also be nurtured and built...

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Change Is Inevitable - Growth is Not

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Change Is Inevitable - Growth is Not

Change vs. Personal Growth We are all going to change and grow physically each year of life.  Time will change us all – that is a fact. But do you become a better person each year? Well that is up to you.  Your personal growth is not inevitable and is dependent on many factors: -          Your Dreams and Your WHY -          Your Attitude and Mindset -          Your Goals and Focused Attention -          Your Effort Level -          Your Motivation and Discipline -          Your Persistence in Preparation -          Your Situation and Support Network You could probably name a dozen more things that are important for personal growth. But, once...

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Complete List of Fitness Books By Stew Smith CSCS

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Complete List of Fitness Books By Stew Smith CSCS

Some people still think I do not like to lift or add weight training into my programs.  I do have a few calisthenics only workouts, but from the list below, you will find that other than Calisthenics & Cardio (only) Workout and Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness, all other programs include some form of weight training or additional resistance training besides calisthenics. You will still receive a healthy dose of calisthenics and a variety of cardio, but also dumbbells, kettlebells, barbell lifts, sandbags, TRX and more from the other titles.  Published Book Workouts Tactical Fitness  |  Tactical Strength  | ...

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