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Workouts That Prove Time is Relative!

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Workouts That Prove Time is Relative!

Time is Relative as Proven with the Following Workout Combinations           If you have ever treaded water for 10 minutes or stayed in the plank pose for the same time, you have experienced the exercise time machine. The other day, we decided to add a fun grand finale to the an already challenging upper body workout. We discovered that the 10 minutes that it takes to do these workouts all made time speed up or slow down to an excruciating pace.  10 min Death By Pushups - Here is a classic plank and pushup combination where you...

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How Well Are You Doing? Check This Out...

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How Well Are You Doing?  Check This Out...

Comments From People Who Do The Work  At StewSmithFitness.com there are many programs that people use with the goal of reaching a specific physical fitness goal.  But somewhere along the way, they also build a habit of fitness, mental toughness, and have found a proven method to reach a particular goal.  These comments and shared by a wide variety of people unsolicited by us.  We wanted to share them because they are inspirational for whatever challenge you have in front of you:  Thanks for the testimonials over the years. Thanks for Sharing: People who use these programs like the Navy...

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Are You Mentally Ready?

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Are You Mentally Ready?

When Do You Know You Are Ready to Go? No Matter What the Challenge... Pic Credit - D.McBurnett Being mentally ready is more than just saying, "I will never quit." There are countless unaccomplished goals laying on the side of the road of life that started off with that phrase. While there are many ways to assess whether or not you are physically ready for any endeavor with only a few grey areas like injury prevention and physical resilience, there are not that many tangible methods to prove mental readiness. Sure, you can try a few gut check events to...

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Tactical Fitness - Are You Assessing or Just Guessing?

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Tactical Fitness - Are You Assessing or Just Guessing?

You Are Either Assessing or Guessing - Don't Leave Anything Up to Chance / Hope When it comes to tactical fitness training as well as preparation as you transition in the profession, learning to get "good at everything" vs "great at one thing" to the detriment of other elements of fitness is technically the difference between the tactical athlete and the athlete involved in sports or competition.  Sample Assessment Tool Here is an assessment tool that was created for the type of military special ops training as seen in Navy SEAL Training complete with the PST to get TO THE TRAINING as...

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"It IS a Running-man's Game"....but Also a Little More Than That

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"It IS a Running-man's Game"....but Also a Little More Than That

How Many Have Heard the Phrase, "It's a Running-man's Game"When It Comes to Selection Training? Photo by D. McBurnett @mcteams3842 instagram Over the years (since the 80s) I have heard this statement about SEAL Training. After experiencing it in the early 90s, I can say that the group that could run well did not have to worry about the class runs, nor the weekly 4 mile timed run on the beach. For those of us whose weekly game face was put on during the 4 mile timed run, we definitely agreed that BUD/S was a running man's game. Not having to...

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