TO RUCK OR NOT TO RUCK?

THE SMART APPROACH

Load-bearing marches can help you slowly acclimate to future BUD/S or BCS training demands.

MENTAL STRATEGIES YOU CAN USE

MIND OVER MATER?

What is ‘Mental Toughness’ and how do you use it? We explain this and other techniques to help you focus.

BUD/S IS NOT A CONDITIONING PROGRAM

WEEDING OUT THE WEAK

Everyone knows you must be in top shape to begin SEAL or SWCC training, but that doesn’t mean you should ‘train like a SEAL or SWCC’. Learn about the evolution of training you’ll need to get ready.

STRENGTH TRAINING FOR SUCCESS

IT'S NOT ABOUT BEING THE STRONGMAN

There is such a thing as too much weight training. We explore the relationship between strength and diminishing returns and how you can find the sweet spot for results.

GET POSITIVE RESULTS WITH ENDURANCE TRAINING

THE ODDS OF COMPLETING BUD/S OR BCS

Special Warfare training is a marathon, not a sprint. You’ll need endurance to make it through the toughest training the military has to offer. Check out these tips to make it happen.

TOP 9 SWIM MISTAKES WHILE LEARNING THE COMBAT SIDESTROKE

GET ON THE RIGHT PATH TO BETTER TIMES

The overarching theme of these nine items is that if you want to improve your Combat Sidestroke Physical Screening Test swim, you have to go back to the basics. This applies to you if you're a new swimmer trying to break into the 9’s or if you're a more experienced swimmer who wants to turn his 7:50 into a sub 7:30.