Category: Military Fitness

The Wall: A Distance Runner’s Perspective on Mental Toughness

By Kristen Schafer If you’ve ever trained for a running event then you have probably heard of it before. At the Boston Marathon it is known as “heartbreak hill”, at the 25k national road racing championships it’s called “the green monster”, at the biggest road race in the U.S., Bloomsday, it’s called “Doomsday hill”, but ...

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How to score the Marine Corps Combat Fitness Test

New CFT standards were just published. Do you know what your score will be?

The Pre-Armstrong Workout for Pull-up Beginners

If doing full dead-hang pullups, or as a whole, the official Armstrong Pullup Program is too difficult for you, we recommend trying the following workout until your max set is 7-10 controlled, full dead-hang pullups. Best of luck! The Pre-Armstrong Pullup Program Workout  When required, simply pick any bicep curl type exercises (barbell, dumbbell, alternating, ...

Best of 2016 SlaySessions

Well, it's a new year, and I thought we should take a look back at some of the best workouts I've built and combine them into a super SlaySession... Bwahaha (my attempt at an evil laugh... don't judge me). Last year my saying was "Sweat is the fuel of life... Always be willing to grow!" ...

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SlaySession #17 – Democratic Workout

SlaySession #17: Squats for 'Merica...Burpees for Freedom

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SlaySession #16- 108 Years of Pain!

SlaySession #16: Crunches for the Cubbies

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SlaySession #15 – Therapeutic Thursday

SlaySession #15: Find Therapy in the Weight Room

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Terrible Thursday – SlaySession #14

SlaySession #14: Terrible Thursday Workout

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Thank Me Thursday – Slay Session #13

SlaySession #13: Thrash 'n Thanks