Special Guest – Stew Smith


“With proper preparation, candidates will be  strong enough to compete – not merely survive training.”

After eight years as a Navy SEAL and coaching at the U.S. Naval Academy Special Ops Team, he has prepared young men and women to become active members in the military, police, SWAT, fire fighting, and special ops.  See more about Stew Smith:

Stew Smith is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a former Navy SEAL Lieutenant, and author of several fitness and self defense books such as The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL FitnessMaximum Fitness, The Special Ops Workouts, and SWAT Fitness.

Certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and as military fitness trainer, Stew has trained thousands of students for Navy SEAL, Special Forces, SWAT, FBI, ERT and many other law enforcement professions. Stew has written more than 800 articles and 40 eBooks sold at both Military.com and StewSmith.com.  He is a consultant and presenter with the government and fitness conferences in the area of troop physical development through his non-profit Heroes of Tomorrow. See www.heroesoftomorrow.org for more information.

He has appeared on many television shows such as: The National Geographic Channels Fight Science and in several newspaper and magazine features to include Washington Post, Mens Fitness, Mens Health, and Sports Illustrated.

Stew Smith has worked professionally in the military fitness arena for over 15 years focusing on a specialty of helping people become Navy SEALs or any other member of a unit that requires a physical fitness test (PFT). Of course many of Stew’s readers just want to lose weight and keep it off…Stew can do that too.  He has trained athletes in College, Olympians, and Professional Sports (Hockey and Baseball.)  Stew Smith is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).  He speaks nationally at fitness conferences that focus on the Tactical Athlete (military, special ops, SWAT, police, fire fighters).

Stew Smith graduated from the United States Naval Academy in 1991.  After almost eight years in the SEAL Teams and an instructor at the Naval Academy Physical Education Department, Stew resigned his commission in 1999 to start his own fitness and freelance writing business.  Now he writes articles, books, programs specifically designed for candidates of just about every military branch, spec ops unit, and police and fire fighter agencies.  He trains people these people for FREE through the Heroes of Tomorrow program.

Stew has been labeled the Personal Trainer to the Heroes of Tomorrow. This site assists future heroes to train for any physical fitness test in the military and law enforcement agencies.  He is actively involved with the Naval Academy Admissions recruiting programs and performs a military style workout with over 2,800 midshipmen candidates annually at the Naval Academy Summer Seminar program.  Annually, he trains more than 5000 candidates for FREE.  Check the Heroes of Tomorrow website for a trainer near you as we are now in over 25 cities around the country.

A majority of his readers are regular people who wish to lose 50-100 pounds and just meet the standards of the military / law enforcement professions.  These are the clients that offer the most reward and need the most personal direction.  He has been able to reach these clients through his website www.stewsmith.com and create programs to fit their lifestyle. Read about the Stew Smith Online PT Club for online personal training.

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Dr. Ann Barter talks with former Navy Seal Stew Smith on the topic of Tactical Fitness. In this episode, they’ll discuss how to start a workout program over 40, how to get back into training after an injury, how to discover if you’re over training, and much more.

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