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Fitness: It Does a Body Good

Once a deployment begins, many of us make an extensive to-do list. We think that we'll have a lot of time to get things done and meet our self-assigned goals. In reality, it doesn't always work out that way, so don't worry if you find that R&R or redeployment is on the horizon and your to-do list is far from done. You're not alone. That's perfectly normal. In fact, if you're to-do list is done, we banish you for life from the military spouse club, because.....we're insanely jealous and you make the rest of us look bad.

Many of us set a fitness goal: Get in shape. Slim down. Tone up. Again, it doesn't always work out the way we had planned. One day you look at the calendar and realize that your spouse will be home in a few weeks. Then you look down at your thighs. Oops. You panic and scramble to find the quick fix. The thing that's going to tame those thighs in four short weeks.

Is there such a thing?

We'll find out on Thursday evening when fitness guru Stew Smith will join us on SpouseBUZZ Talk Radio. Stew will talk to us about making fitness a lifestyle, and not a quick fix. However, we live in the real world, so for those of us who are in a virtual panic to tone the flab and get results fast, Stew will offer us some tips on what works best in these situations.

Stew Smith knows his stuff.

As a Naval Academy graduate and a former Navy SEAL, Stew Smith has worked professionally in the military fitness arena for over 15 years focusing on a specialty of helping people become Navy SEALs or any other member of a unit that requires a PFT. Of course many of Stew's clients just want to lose weight and keep it off...Stew can do that too.  He has trained athletes in College, Olympians, and Professional Sports (Hockey and Baseball.)  Stew Smith is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).                                                                                                

Stewart "Stew" Smith is a former Navy Lieutenant SEAL who graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1991.  After almost eight years in the SEAL Teams and an instructor at the Naval Academy Physical Education Department, Stew resigned his commission in 1999 to start his own fitness and freelance writing business.

Fitness has been apart of Stew's life from grade school, through high school and college, and today.  Currently, he trains young men and women for any profession that requires a physical fitness test, from law enforcement to military special-forces.  Stew has been labeled the Personal Trainer to the Heroes of Tomorrow and recently launched www.heroesoftomorrow.org.  This site is a tribute to fallen heroes and assists future heroes to train for any physical fitness test in the military and law enforcement agencies.  Read about the Stew Smith Online PT Club for online personal training.

He is actively involved with the Naval Academy Admissions recruiting programs and performs a military style workout with over 1,800 midshipmen candidates annually at the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.   

You won't want to miss this show. Join us at 9:00 p.m. Eastern on SpouseBUZZ Talk Radio. As always, the chat room will be open, so you can submit questions for Stew through the chat room, or you can be live on-air with us by dialing 646.478.5665.

See you then.

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