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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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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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Women take on the Army Combat Fitness Test

October 2020 is fast approaching and with it, the reign of the Army Combat Fitness Test. The new age and gender-neutral fitness assessment takes over as the test of record as we enter the new fiscal year.  Soldiers are reacting to its implementation in a variety of ways. Some are excited for a more comprehensive …

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Meet the Navy fitness expert with 357k YouTube subscribers

Austen Alexander has made a name for himself by inspiring others to meet their fitness goals. He has done workout videos with celebrities and athletic champions alike. We were fortunate enough to spend some time getting to know the Sailor with tens of millions of views on YouTube. After 7 years in the US Navy, …

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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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Build A Flat Belly With Mountain Climbers (BONUS Workout)

Murder your midsection with mountain climbers! The mountain climber is a high intensity exercise that delivers a profound impact on your core. That’s because they challenge your cardiovascular endurance, upper body strength, core strength, your balance, and your leg power. This is truly a full-body exercise that gets your heart rate screaming, and it may …

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Standing Cable Curls

Isolate Your Biceps With Standing Cable Curls

Isolate your biceps to build mountainous peaks with standing cable curls. The standing cable curls exercise is excellent for focusing solely on your biceps and using the constant resistance of the cable machine to hone in on your biceps peaks. Cables provide something that free weights don’t, constant tension on both the upward curl and …

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