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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 …

Special Forces

The New Army Fitness Test

See if you are strong enough to pass the Army's new combat test<p>Since the Carter administration, the Army has tested fitness with two minutes of pushups and situps and a 2-mile run. “That test measured endurance but failed to assess strength, power, speed, and agility, all of which are also critical …

Work Your Hips Like Never Before With This Move

You'll also fry your obliques and shoulders<p>We’re always on the lookout for the best moves we’re not doing. Whether it’s a new exercise that works weak muscles or just new variations on our favorite moves, we love it when trainers bring up unique ways to work out.<p>That’s just what Joey Thurman, …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Doughnuts

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 …

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. …

Chisel Your Triceps And Build Your Six-Pack All At Once

5 rounds of these hollow body close-grip press variations will sculpt the backs of your arms<p>Get ready for an epic upper-body workout.<p>Trainer Andy Speer has an awesome two-move circuit from straight from his <i>Men's Health</i> Anarchy Arms workout DVD that will smoke your shoulders, arms, back, and core …

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 …

Workouts

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 …

Special Forces

The Upper-Body Exercise You're Probably Not Doing, But Should

Work your shoulders and back with just a resistance band<p>The face pull is one of those underrated exercises you're probably not doing often—or at all. But you should definitely be making it a part of your regular upper-body routine because of it's simplicity and effectiveness, and it also makes a …

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 …

This Guy Learned How to Do 40 Pushups While Holding His Breath

Scott Carney studied with Dutch 'madman' Wim Hof to unlock superpowers he didn't know he had<p>Investigative journalist Scott Carney traveled to Poland expecting to expose a fraud. The man in Carney’s crosshairs—Dutch fitness guru Wim Hof—was selling a 7-day, $2,000 training course that he claimed …

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 Basic Combat Training (BCT). Upon completion of Basic Training you will attend …

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

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 …

Homebase

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 …

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 …

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 …

Exercise

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> …

How to Take Care of Your Feet

Adventure<p>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 …

National Parks

Build Forearms of Iron With This Farmer's Walk Workout

Use these exercises to build your muscles and strengthen your entire body<p>You won't see many people doing the farmer's walk at your local gym, but that shouldn't stop you from giving it a try.<p>The exercise is simple: basically, it just involves you picking up a relatively heavy weight and walking. …