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
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.
About the Author
Don Mann’s impressive military resume includes being a decorated combat veteran; corpsman; SEAL special operations technician; jungle survival, desert survival, and arctic survival instructor; small arms weapons, foreign weapons, armed and unarmed defense tactics, and advanced hand-to-hand combat instructor; and Survival, Evade, Resistance, and Escape instructor, in addition to other credentials. He lives in Williamsburg, Virginia.