Fitness

Workouts, challenges, everything you need to get in shape, right now.

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Bass or Bass? Air Force top enlisted settles social media debate

Bass or Bass? If you haven’t seen the memes, take a moment to read the following interaction. It was between Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force JoAnne S. Bass, and an Air Force Staff Sergeant. All caught up? Good. After that happened, a s*** storm of social media comments ensued. If you can’t see …

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Army says PT test is not required or recommended while deployed

Recently, we discussed the new holistic approach the Army has taken to leading troops. We also took a closer look at FM 7-22, which was published October 1st, 2020. Although the focus has mainly been on its encouragement of naps, the manual had much more to offer. Particularly, when it comes to physical training (PT). …

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My struggle to not get fat during quarantine

I was pretty worried that I was gonna get mega fat during lock down. I was eating delivery daily, like I still had the metabolism I did as a 19 year old grunt. However, something crazy happened. I actually lost weight! 30lbs to be exact. Downloading a calorie counter app was a big part, but the …

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Alligator

Alligator escapes FL jail, possibly has COVID-19

Florida has been the subject of some crazy news. However, this one may take the cake. An Alligator mississippiensis, is more commonly known as the Florida gator. Recently, one is know by another name… Wanted fugitive. Officers recently detaining an alligator has received global media blow back. The arrest occurred during a tense Florida protest. …

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Royal Marines

Can you handle this Royal Marine Commando workout?

The Royal Marine Commandos are a small elite force. Numbering less than 9 thousand, the standards are extremely high. A company called Grizz Phys was founded by two of them. Since then, they have been putting together brutal workouts to get in elite shape. Be warned, this is a smoke session workout. If you are unfamiliar …

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Murder yoga – Veteran’s martial arts of choice

Every once in a while you just feel like choking someone out. However, choking random people is generally frowned upon. Apparently because of this, I’m “no longer welcome at Sizzler” anymore. For many GIs, our first experience with fighting was either in high school or basic training. The prospect of learning how to execute the …

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Army Combat Fitness Test- Ready, Begin!

If you are in the Army, unless you have been living under a rock, you know the ACFT is here.  For over a year now, big Army has been talking about and field testing their new Combat Fitness Test.  The test is 6 events and measures full body strength plus endurance. The six events are …

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Valor Games Southwest showcase adaptive veterans

The 6th annual Valor Games Southwest took place Sept. 23-26 in San Antonio.  The Valor Games are an introductory, Paralympic-style event that allow Warrior Transition units and adaptive athlete veterans to compete in several types of events.  This year’s VGSW events included archery, rowing, power lifting, table tennis, cycling, power soccer, Boccia, and air guns. …

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At The Gym

We are two weeks into the new year and we’re certain that many people are still enduring the massive crowds of people frequenting their gym/fitness center/athletic club. Among the crowd, there are people who have never once stepped foot in the gym. How do we know? We watch the videos on Facebook of people making …

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