The S.W.A.T. Workout: The Elite Law Enforcement Exercise Program Inspired by the Officers of Special Weapons and Tactics Teams

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Preparing to become a member of an elite SWAT squad requires determination, courage, and top physical conditioning. Carrying wounded hostages, breaking down barricades, and rappelling down the sides of skyscrapers are just some of the demanding tasks faced by our SWAT teams, requiring incredible agility, strength, and endurance.

Now, in The S.W.A.T. Workout, you too can achieve the levels of fitness required by these elite operators. Its specially designed programs utilize ...

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Overview

Preparing to become a member of an elite SWAT squad requires determination, courage, and top physical conditioning. Carrying wounded hostages, breaking down barricades, and rappelling down the sides of skyscrapers are just some of the demanding tasks faced by our SWAT teams, requiring incredible agility, strength, and endurance.

Now, in The S.W.A.T. Workout, you too can achieve the levels of fitness required by these elite operators. Its specially designed programs utilize calisthenics, weights, and speed drills to prepare you for the rigorous physical fitness entry exams required for SWAT teams. If you are already a SWAT member, our special programs will keep your physical performance levels at their highest.

The S.W.A.T. Workout provides an intense exercise routine for fitness enthusiasts in and out of uniform. For everyone who aspires to serve their country in the war on crime and terror, it is essential.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781578262168
  • Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
  • Publication date: 3/27/2006
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 980,817
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Stewart “Stew” Smith is an expert in military fitness and a former USN SEAL. After over 10 years of training local, state, and federal police officers, FBI agents, and SWAT Team members, Stew’s research has led to the development of Law Enforcement/SWAT Team workout plans.

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Table of Contents

Foreword xi
Introduction xvii
Chapter 1 Applying to Law Enforcement and SWAT Teams Nationwide 1
Chapter 2 Nutritional Tips for Peak Performance 11
Chapter 3 Warm-Up and Stretching Program 21
Chapter 4 Push-Ups and Combination Push-Ups 43
Chapter 5 Pull-Ups and Alternatives 55
Chapter 6 Abdominal Exercises 67
Chapter 7 Weight Lifting Exercises 90
Chapter 8 The PT Pyramid and Other Workouts 118
Chapter 9 Learn How to Run Faster 126
Chapter 10 Sprints and Agility Drills Explained 132
Chapter 11 The Police Academy Workout 136
Chapter 12 The SWAT Team Candidate Workout 150
Chapter 13 Active Duty SWAT Member Workout 164
About the Author 194
Appendix A Police and FBI Standards 195
Appendix B FAQs 199
Appendix C Sample Meal Plan 203
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