The Hero Workouts: 100 Workouts Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers & Warriors

The Hero Workouts: 100 Workouts Dedicated to Fallen Soldiers & Warriors

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ISBN-13: 9781578266586
Publisher: Hatherleigh Press
Publication date: 03/28/2017
Pages: 288
Sales rank: 1,242,443
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Carter Henry graduated from the University of Texas San Antonio in 2010 and joined the armed forces the following year. Carter has since completed three deployments overseas in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM and INHERENT RESOLVE, and continues to proudly serve at her duty station in California.

Stewart "Stew" Smith is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a former Navy SEAL, and author of several fitness books such as The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness, The Special Ops Workout, and S.W.A.T. Fitness. Stew has trained thousands of students for Navy SEAL, Special Forces, and many other military, law enforcement, and firefighter professions. He is currently the Special Ops Team Coach at the U.S. Naval Academy that assists in preparing future candidates for SEAL, EOD, and MARSOC training and runs a non-profit called Heroes of Tomorrow which offers free training for people seeking tactical professions.

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In 2014, I was introduced to “Hero WODs” (meaning “workout of the day”)—high-intensity CrossFit workouts dedicated to those who have given their lives in service: military members, federal agents, and first responders. These memorials required more resolve than anythingelse I had tried before but, no matter how hard they were or how tired I felt, I pressed on, knowing that quitting was completely unacceptable. I loved what the workouts stood for, and committed myself to completing 52 Hero WODs in a year. A few months in, I realized that finishing a workout didn’t have a positive impact on anyone but me, and I wanted to find a way to give back. The Hero Workouts is the result of what started as a personal challenge: a compendium of 100 workouts with biographies and stories about the fallen men and women whose memories they honor.
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