The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Fitness

The U.S. Navy SEAL Guide to Fitness

by Patricia A. Deuster
     
 

Developed to help Navy SEAL trainees meet the rigorous demands of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community, this comprehensive guide covers all the basics of physical well-being as well as advice for the specific challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities. With a special emphasis on physical fitness, everyone will benefit from

Overview

Developed to help Navy SEAL trainees meet the rigorous demands of the Naval Special Warfare (NSW) community, this comprehensive guide covers all the basics of physical well-being as well as advice for the specific challenges encountered in extreme conditions and mission-related activities. With a special emphasis on physical fitness, everyone will benefit from these tried and true methods of honing your body for peak physical condition.

Topics covered include:

  • Conditioning and deconditioning
  • Basics of cardiorespiratory exercise
  • Open water training
  • Weight and strength training gear
  • Flexibility stretches
  • Training for specific environments and their problems
  • Dozens of workouts
  • Dealing with training and sports injuries

Compiled by physicians and physiologists chosen for their knowledge of the NSW and SEAL community, this manual is a unique resource for anyone who wants to improve his or her health, strength, and endurance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781620878828
Publisher:
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication date:
05/22/2013
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
725,806
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Patricia A. Deuster, PhD, MPH is an associate professor and director of the Human Performance Laboratory in the Department of Military and Emergency Medicine in the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, School of Medicine in Bethesda, Maryland. She has conducted more than fifteen years of research in the area of sports nutrition and exercise physiology and has published numerous papers on the U.S. Navy SEALs.

Don Mann’s impressive military biography includes being a decorated combat veteran; corpsman; SEAL special operations technician; jungle survival, desert survival, and arctic survival instructor; and Survival, Evade, Resistance, and Escape instructor; in addition to other credentials.

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