A Military-Style Workout From the Navy Seals

A Military-Style Workout From the Navy Seals
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Intro

So if you already have your basics down, and you are looking for a more challenging workout, military style will definitely put you to the test. To even get started with something like this you must be very self-disciplined and able to push yourself to the limit, as there will be no drill sargent giving orders to push you through the exercises.

One thing you will notice about the military style workout is that there are no defined number of reps in a set. You do everything until failure.

The below military style workout plan is an example taken from the navy seals. Some branches of the military may have higher demands, and some may be not quite as demanding.

*Start by stretching out. Be sure to warm up well as there will be little to no break between sets.*

Pullups - max. reps until failure - go immediately on to next exercise

Dips - max. reps until failure - go immediately on to next exercise

Situps - max. reps in 2:00 time - go immediately on to next exercise

Bench press - 50% of your body weight max reps + 2 negative body weight sets until failure - go immediately on to next exercise

Pushups - max. reps in 1:00 time - go immediately on to next exercise

Pulldowns - 50% of your body weight max reps - go immediately on to next exercise

Situps - max. reps in 2:00 time - go immediately on to next exercise

Military Press - max. reps until failure (10-20lbs) - go immediately on to next exercise

Bicep Curls - max. reps until failure (10-30lbs) - go immediately on to next exercise

Tricep Extensions - max. reps until failure (10-20lbs) - go immediately on to next exercise

Situps - max. reps in 2:00 time - go immediately on to next exercise

Cardio of Choice - 20-30:00 OR repeat all of the above one more time - Stop

Overview

As you can see, a military style workout focuses on all muscle groups. The most difficult task about completing this workout is the lack of rest given between exercises. This entire workout is designed to take 1 hour to complete.