Trainer: Stew Smith, Navy SEAL
Military Health and Wellness
6 Ways to Train To Compete At Any Age
Navy SEAL veteran and Military.com's tactical fitness guru Stew Smith gives 6 ways to stay competitive no matter what your age or fitness level.
What Is In Your Backpack? Training Gear When on the Road
Staying true to your fitness routine can be challenging when you travel frequently for work. Navy SEAL veteran and Military.com's fitness guru Stew Smith answers a question from a retired Army officer who travels frequently and needs a way to keep in shape while on the road travelling for work.
How to Make Time for Working Out
When you are preparing yourself for military service and have a full time job, high school, sports, or college, you may find that you have a difficult time carving out the necessary time to properly prepare yourself for your future training.
When Friends Die Too Young
If you have spent time in the military or any tactical profession for that matter, or love those who do, you have experience burying people who died at an age that many consider way too young.
The Mind and Body Connection
There is very little doubt that our mind and body are connected. The super highway of nerves and a variety of hormones in the endocrine system can positively and negatively affect us.
Ask Stew: Night Shift (Training, Living, Eating and Sleeping)
Working night shift is common for any Tactical Profession. Here is an email from a young man who is joining the military but currently works as an EMT.
Hydrating for Both Performance and Life
If you have ever been dehydrated, you know the pain, lethargy, and general inability to function it normally induces.
Reducing Your Blood Pressure
High blood pressure or hypertension is basically a circulatory problem that is an increase in pressure in your veins and arteries.
Can You Quit Smoking?
Are you trying to quit smoking? Have you attempted to start up a workout program but just cannot start a cessation program for smoking?
Get Special Operations Fit
Handling a new culture is part of growing up and moving away from home. This is a part of BUD/S.
Every week, most of my emails are from young sailors and civilians who wish to become SEALs one day.
A high school student with an injury wonders how to get in shape to join the Army Special Forces.
There are two types of RECON Marines: "Battalion" & "Force" RECON. The training paths for Marines in both RECON units are sim...
Once again - these are the minimum scores for the PAST - to be accepted into any Special Force it takes a higher score to be...
BUD/S is not an easy school to pass, and one candidate asks Stew what tests he should be preparing for before he ships out.