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The Push-up Push Workout

The Push-up Push Workout

Ever since I wrote The Grinder PT - Key to Mental Toughness eBook, I have noticed that the majority of people who attempt one of the toughest workouts I have ever created do quite well on pushups tests upon finishing. This eBook is modeled after the first month of SEAL training, where pushups are done five days a week in the magnitude of several... more

TRX Move #1 - Spiderman Push Up

Trx Move 1 Spiderman Push Up Image 000

Key: N: name of the exercise A: adjustment length of the TRX P: position relative to the anchor S: starting posture M: movement cues R: return cues to starting posture. N: Spiderman Push- up A: Mid Calf P: GFA S: Hand plank position with knees on deck, right foot in foot cradles.  Left leg extend, toes on deck. M: Drive left knee to l... more

Big PT / Weight / TRX Combination Workout

Situps outdoors.

Finish reps however you can, even if you have to add in reps of pulldowns, regular pushups, or half squats to finish. It is best to perform this workout in a circuit fashion: go from one exercise to the next using a sub-maximum or maximum effort rep set each time. 100 Pullups, pulldown combo if needed 200 TRX Atomic Pushups 200 o... more

Build Muscle With TRX Suspension Training

TRX Suspension Training

An email from a Fire Fighter instructor looking for advice on creating a fitness maintenance plan and fitness building program for his major city fire fighters prompted an answer that was diverse in its ability yet cost effective.  "I think your recent publication of Fire Fighter Workout and Public Safety Diver training cross over very well. Th... more

Tactical Fitness with Stew Smith: Proper Pushup Posture

Stew Smith: Proper Pushup Posture

Dear Stew: Could you give me some tips for proper pushups? I will be leaving for AF BMT sometime in the next couple of months, and I want to achieve the Warhawk PT standard. I can't seem to do pushups correctly; my back always has a slight curve, especially near my shoulder blades. I'm really skinny, and I don't know if that contributes... more

TV Watcher's Workout

TV Watchers Workout

Welcome beginners to fitness or those who need to get back in shape! This one is for you! A majority of the emails that I receive are from young men and women who need to lose weight in order to qualify in the military height / weight standards as well as get in shape to meet the physical standards. Many of these folks need to lose 40 lbs befo... more

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