Jocko Willink Interview (Full Episode) | The Tim Ferriss Show (Podcast)

Jocko enlisted in the Navy after high school and spent 20 years in the SEAL Teams, first as an enlisted SEAL operator and then as a SEAL officer. During his second tour in Iraq, he led SEAL Task Unit Bruiser in the Battle of Ramadi — some of the toughest and most sustained combat by the SEAL Teams since Vietnam.

Under his leadership, Task Unit Bruiser became the most highly decorated Special Operations Unit of the entire war in Iraq and helped bring stability to Ramadi. Jocko was awarded the Bronze Star and a Silver Star.

Upon returning to the United States, Jocko served as the Officer-in-Charge of training for all West Coast SEAL Teams, designing and implementing some of the most challenging and realistic combat training in the world.

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The Scariest Navy SEAL Imaginable…And What He Taught Me
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As you go about your fitness plan, one of the vital things you must be sure you’re doing is monitoring your recovery levels. If you aren’t doing this and happen to be training just a little too intensely, this could really put you at risk of the “overtraining syndrome” over a period of time. Sometimes this can creep up on you as well, so one minute you’ll be fine and the next, you’re just not feeling it during your workout sessions. By keeping closer tabs on your recovery rates, you can adjust your program if need be before you get to that point so that there’s no issue.

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Exercise has become one of the most important parts of our lives as it lets us stay happy and makes us physically fit. It results in an overall mental satisfaction and lets us feel better about our appearance.

Can Exercising Stop the Effects of Constantly Sitting Down?

After many studies have shown, sitting down all the time can prove to be bad for your health. However, there are some instances in which individuals wonder if it is possible to reverse or slow down the negative effects if they would exercise routinely.

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Before you can reach your peak physical fitness, you have to define what peak is for you; it won’t be the same for everyone. For you, it may be reaching a professional level in a sport, such as getting on the Olympic swim team, or finishing a marathon, or winning a powerlifting competition. Or it could be something as simple as losing weight and being able to exercise for an hour at a time without getting exhausted. What is your peak physical fitness goal? Once you have defined it, you have to be willing to devote the time, focus, sacrifice and commitment in order to achieve it. In many cases we are talking years of effort. How you train and how often, along with when, what and how much you eat, how much you sleep, and how often you socialize all impact on working toward your goal. Everything you do should be focused on working toward your goal.

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Many people believe that the sexiest part of a woman might be flat and sleek abs. To achieve those muscles without looking like Mr. Universe is really more simple than you might imagine. In the first place women don’t normally have enough testosterone in their body to develop large, bulky muscle. Instead, it is normal for them to develop lean muscle, improve strength and improve balance. So how should women begin a program to develop those flat and sexy abs? The first exercise that you shouldn’t include in your exercise program are crunches. In the first place, crunches only target one part of the abdominals, the large muscle that runs down the front of your body or rectus abdominus. In order to get a lean look from all views (and not just your front) you’ll be doing multiple different types of abdominal exercises.

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If you currently exercise, you may have experienced achieving some level of physical fitness which was greater than anything you ever thought possible. Did that get you thinking, “Is there a limit to my physical possibilities? Can I continue to push through to achieve higher levels of physical fitness, accomplishing greater and more challenging physical feats?” Track and field athlete Roger Bannister was the first person to break the 4 minute mile barrier in 1954. Before he did so, many noted scientists, professional athletes and physical fitness experts agreed that it was physically impossible for the human body to run 1 mile in less than 4 minutes.

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If you want to exercise but do not feel that you have time to commit to going to the gym regularly then exercising at home could be an option. There are a number of exercise bikes and cross trainers on the market designed for home use.

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