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GET AS FIT AS A MARINE
For almost three decades as a U.S. Marine, Master Gunnery Sergeant Paul Roarke rigorously designed and tested a unique system to achieve and maintain a level of physical fitness that kept him battle-ready when he was away from hard-core Marine PTand#151;Corps Strength.
Now, Master Gunz takes his tried-and-true regimen from the barracks to the backyard, showing you how to rapidly transform your bodyand#151;the Master Gunny way. The best aspects of many training methods are incorporated into this program, including the Marine Corps staples, in-gym training and outdoor sports, such as:
andbull; Kettlebell Lifts
andbull; Mountain Biking
andbull; Weighted-Vest Runs
Whether youand#8217;re a 20-year-old soldier in Kandahar or a 60-year-old grandpa in Kansas City, Master Gunny Roarkeand#8217;s Corps Strength can get you in the best shape of your life for the rest of your life. This is real fitness for real people.
Renowned for its rigorous fitness training, the Marine Corps requires every member to be physically fit, regardless of age, grade, or duty assignment. "Corps Strength" applies the same techniques used to develop and maintain each Marine's combat readiness to a day-to-day program for top-level fitness. Every aspect of training is incorporated into the program -- including warm-ups, stretching, upper body, core strength, lower body, cardio, running, goal-setting, and motivation. The author has trained thousands of people and witnessed time and again the amazing results achieved by these proven techniques. Regardless of current fitness levels, this personalized training methodology will enable readers to begin today and immediately progress in absolute strength, muscular endurance, aerobic capacity, and joint flexibility. The workouts in this book are packed with grueling mind- and body-draining tasks that test the mettle of any athlete while bringing him or her to top physical form.
About the Author
Paul Roarke is a former U.S. Marine Corps Master Gunnery Sergeant and an Iraq war veteran. He lives in Pensacola, FL.