Navy Seals Sprint/Olympic Program - 9 Weeks

author : chrisandniki
comments : 0

Who’s the greatest multisport athlete ever? Dave Scott? Tim DeBoom? Mark Allen? Peter Reid? It’s hard to say. The only thing I can say for sure is that it’s definitely not me.


If I did have to take a guess though . . . I would say the greatest multisport athlete isn’t an individual, but a group. Specifically, the U.S. Navy SEALs. SEALs routinely swim 2-3 miles in rough, freezing water. SEALs run (not at a leisurely pace either) mile after mile in boots and fatigues across thick, wet sand – usually lugging heavy packs of equipment and weaponry with them.


I’m not a member of the Navy SEALs. Nor would I ever want to endure the infamous Hell Week where trainees undergo such schooling as Drown Proofing and Surf Torture (I’m not making those terms up, by the way). However, we as triathletes can borrow from the Navy SEALs training methods not merely to finish, but to excel at triathlon. [.....]

Become a Performance Member to read the rest of this article!
If you are already a donating member, please logon to read the rest of this article.

Rating

Click on star to vote
25077 Total Views  |  56 Views last 30 days  |  14 Views last 7 days
date: July 17, 2005

Author


chrisandniki

Chris Tull is a writer based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Once upon a time, he was a ‘burgers-and-beer-only’ kind of guy. Chris has since lightened up on the diet and added yoga, weight lifting, and (of course) triathlon training to the mix.

Author

avatarchrisandniki

Chris Tull is a writer based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth area. Once upon a time, he was a ‘burgers-and-beer-only’ kind of guy. Chris has since lightened up on the diet and added yoga, weight lifting, and (of course) triathlon training to the mix.

View all 19 articles
 

    From the forums