15% Off In the Shop - Use Code: SOFREP15 👉
Menu

Fitness & Nutrition

Special Operations Command considers keto diet for SEALs

In what is bound to be a controversial decision, the Special Operations Command (SOCOM) is pondering establishing a mandatory keto diet for its maritime operators. The rationale behind the move is that such a diet would make diving operations more efficient and effective. A ketogenic diet is high in fat with a moderate intake of […]

Watch: How does astronaut food compare to MREs?

Retired Marine Colonel Randy Bresnik cut his teeth as a test pilot for the F/A-18 Hornet program, before going on to serve combat tours in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Now, he’s an astronaut, and one of the few remaining with the experience necessary to give us the lowdown on how space food stacks up […]

Using Strike Force Energy as a pre-workout supplement?

While there are already plenty of supplements on the market aimed at giving you a boost of energy to get your workout started, I approached the problem from a slightly different standpoint: I’m not a gel-haired bro looking for an edge before I get my pump on (though I could be accused of that from […]

What and when you should be eating to maximize your gym time

Everyone loves a good, gruesome workout. You feel accomplished afterwards, you’ve got the endorphins flowing, but what next? Is it a protein shake? Is it a full meal? What about before the workout? What fueled you during those intense bicep curls? There is a lot that goes into the workout besides the exercises themselves. Pre, […]

E.A.R.N. - A simple but effective way of mastering your fitness regimen

E.A.R.N. – A simple but effective way of mastering your fitness regimen

In the pursuit of bettering one’s self from a physical standpoint, there are so many options available today. There is no “one size fits all” approach to fitness nor has there ever been. I’ve met people from all walks of life in peak physical condition; some of them do insane amounts of running, swimming, and […]

Old Man Fitness: Supplements that work and why they don’t for you

Old Man Fitness: Supplements that work and why they don’t for you

Ah, supplements — to the uninitiated, they seem like powdered steroids dispensed via that obnoxious shaker the religiously “fit” among us are always carrying around the office instead of a coffee cup. To the beginner, they offer the promise of expedited progress, or even progress you could never do without the aid of science and […]

Eating fiber to improve human performance

Eating fiber to improve human performance

What on earth is fiber anyways? Isn’t it that thing that makes you have to go number two more often? Well, sort of. But it does so much more in your body than just that. I want to get down to the nitty gritty of fiber and why it is SO important to eat a […]

Bubs Naturals: The fountain of youth, recover faster and sleep better

Bubs Naturals: The fountain of youth, recover faster and sleep better

Before we get into my thoughts on the Bubs Naturals Collagen Protein, I’d like to provide you with the back story of how it all started and why you should try this, especially if you’re over 40. The following is an excerpt from a conversation I had with the owner of Bubs Naturals. Glen and I […]