As a Navy SEAL, you are required to always stay in top shape. Navy SEALs training however is not in any way similar to making your body look chiseled. The training that SEALs focus on is relevant to the missions and operations they need to perform. The training sessions are highly demanding and the SEALs need to be incredibly efficient as they do them.
The training program focuses on the ability for the SEAL to extend their endurance, performance of operation related tasks and efficiently maintaining high energy levels.
There are ten general physical skills that a SEAL needs to practice. They are: strength, balance, accuracy, respiratory and cardiovascular endurance, stamina, agility, coordination, power, and flexibility. Most of these abilities can be honed through practice.
Performance of mission related tasks has the SEALs do exercises that would be relevant when they’re in the field. These tasks can not maintain the same patterns so as to keep the SEALs from relying on one type of ability.
The energy part elicit tactics that strengthen the phosphagen pathway, the oxidative pathway, and the glycolytic pathway. They moderate the different levels of energy that a SEAL will be required to use throughout their missions.
By utilizing this variety of training the SEALs can be prepared for any situation and maintain top fitness levels. Even though these principles are designed for SEALs, they can be used by anybody. Not only do these exercising habits maintain a healthy body, they also aid in a healthy mind.