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Foot Care: How to Take Care of Your Feet

“Pain don’t hurt.” – Patrick Swayze, <i>Road House</i><p><b>Foot Care</b><br>By Cadre Garrett<p>My feet first spoke to me in the summer of 1995. I was 12 years old and …

The New Army Fitness Test​ | Men’s Health

1st Sgt, Diamond Ott<p><b>About my name:</b> My mom was a big fan of Neil Diamond.<p><b>Home is American Samoa</b>, born and raised. My first sport was soccer.<p><b>When I joined the Army</b>, we ran a lot and did the basics: pushups, situps, drills. The new fitness test is more well rounded.<p><b>I deployed to Afghanistan</b> in 2012 …

​​Work Your Hips Like Never Before With This Move | Men’s Health

“This is great for the abductors, the obliques, and shoulders,” Thurman says. That's music to our ears, because those are some of the typically most underworked muscles.<p>What you do is start in a side plank, and then bring your leg out onto a space—a table, a chair, whatever. Bring your other leg …

Tip: The Exercise You're Not Doing Enough

Make your back feel awesome and build your grip strength with this simple exercise.<p>It's deadlift day and your back hurts and your grip is giving out …

Setup

4 Hip Flexor Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

The most common complaint we hear from our members is "my hips are so tight." The response is always, "Here, try this hip flexor stretch."<p>Why are …

Pain

Tips to Toughen Your Feet

We get this question once a month. “How do I toughen my feet for upcoming Special Forces training”.<p>Check out these tips to help your feet handle the …

Special Forces

Rucking Redux, everyone’s favorite exercise…and topic

The questions have been coming in again with the influx of new and upcoming Selection classes in the winter months as many of the candidates are …

Weather

How to Toughen Your Feet to Minimize Blisters

Blisters are a consequence of friction. When something rubs against the skin, it creates heat. Eventually, this heat causes one of the lower layers …

Your First Pair of Military/Tactical Boots - How to Break Them In

Your First Pair of Military/Firefighter/Law Enforcement Boots: How to Break Them in and Care for Them<p>At Military Boot Super Store, we care as much …

Backpacking

Selection land nav basics, pinpoint your location, orient the map

We’ve been going back over some of the basics in recent weeks as the winter months means an entirely new batch of Selection classes and candidates. …

Maps

​Upper-Body Workout: This Circuit Will Absolutely Smoke Your Arms and Core | Men’s Health

<b>Directions:</b> Perform the exercises below in order. Rest 15 seconds between each.<p>1. <b>Hollow-Body Close-Grip Seesaw</b><br>Start in a hollow-body position on the floor, bracing your core. With your dumbbells (we like these from CAP Barbell), perform alternating presses with each arm as fast as you can. Continue …

How to check if your Airbnb host is secretly filming you

It's straight out of a nightmare. You're staying in an Airbnb with your partner on a romantic getaway, and discover as you're packing up to leave …

Trap Bar Deadlifts are Underrated • Stronger by Science

I’m a bit ashamed to admit that I used to be a barbell purist. I’m not sure how the idea got lodged in my head, but I spent quite a few years working …

2-star responds to anonymous email blasting watered-down Special Forces training standards

The Army has launched an investigation into allegations of lowered training standards and “moral cowardice” among Army leaders in charge of the …

​The Upper-Body Exercise You're Probably Not Doing: Face Pulls | Men’s Health

The best part? All you need is a resistance band (like this one) to perform the move.<p>Watch above as Ebenezer Samuel, our <i>Men's Health</i> fitness editor, shows you how exactly how to do it.<p>Here are a few things to keep in mind as you pull the band:<p>1. Squeeze your shoulder blades.<p>2. Keep your elbows high …

Are We There Yet? Part 1: Developing A Tool To Estimate Ruck Times - Mountain Tactical Institute

Adam Scott, MS, CSCS<p>“The standard for success of a foot march is very simple to measure: <b>did the unit arrive at the destination at the prescribed time</b> …

Tip: 6 Reeves-Grip Trap Bar Exercises

Using a trap bar combined with the Reeves grip (holding the plates) puts you in a great position for training the traps, legs, back, and more.<p>The …

​Scott Carney Studied with Dutch 'Madman' Wim Hof to Find Super-Human Powers | Men’s Health

After spending just seven days with Hof, Carney lost seven pounds, wore a bathing suit in 2-degree weather, and could hold his breath for three minutes.<p>Photograph courtesy of Scott Carney, Photographed by Jeremy Liebman<p><b>Please give me the elevator pitch for What Doesn’t Kill Us. What’s it about?</b><p>We …

Functional fitness, for special operators, means good core strength

Ugh, I know, this guy is talking about workouts again? But after being totally engrossed in the beret flap with Special Forces, it is good to get …

Train for Ruck Marches: Military or Law Enforcement Fitness - Navy, Army, Coast Guard, Marines, RECON, SEAL, Ranger, Police, FBI

<b>Fitness Store</b><p>Most Popular Articles:<p>Navy SEAL Info <br>Army & SF Info <br>FBI Training Info <br>USMC Info<p><b>Training for Ruck Marches</b><p><b>I often get emails from soldiers</b> …

Army Special Forces Training

Like all soldiers, SF candidates begin their career with nine weeks of Boot Camp. Upon completion of Basic Combat Training you will attend Advanced …

More rucking tips, revisiting the hills with a 45-lb ruck

About six months ago in our SFAS training tips, we hit the trails with our rucksack and were hitting the hills as they present issues that as a …

What is a fartlek? Plus 6 other super-common terms every runner should know

Even though running is an activity anyone can do with minimal gear, it’s got a whole set of its own terminology—which can feel intimidating or …

Marathons

Rucking: The simple fitness technique that will change your weight loss routine (for good)

Rucking: The simple fitness technique that will change your weight loss routine (for good)<p>If you’re looking to lose weight quickly without having to …

Exercise

Special operations spouses share demanding duties on the home front

On any given day, thousands of special operations forces are deployed to more than 100 countries across the globe. More than half of those come from …

Benefits of Rucking: Cardio for He Who Hates Cardio | Art of Manliness

I hate cardio.<p>Like some men who feel similarly, my hatred for cardio goes back to my sports playing days where running and sprinting were used by …

The 5 Best Upper Body Exercises That You Are Not Doing!

While there are a number of great upper body exercises out there that will surely help you reach your goals, such as:<p><i>Dips, bench presses, pull-ups,</i> …

Workouts

How to Take Care of Your Feet

Use these tried-and-true tips from a professional adventure athlete to keep your feet healthy.<p>Our mistake was textbook. A few miles before our first camp, Gerry mentioned to me that he might have some blisters coming on. We should have known to address them immediately, especially since we'd …

​Build Forearms of Iron With This Farmer's Walk Workout | Men’s Health

Need help integrating it into your workout? Try this 6-part session, which finishes with a challenging farmer's walk benchmark.<p>MOBILITY<p>Perform 2 rounds of the circuit below for lower-body mobility. Rest 10 to 15 seconds between each move and 30 seconds between rounds. Still not loose? Do a third …