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Summer’s here! However, if you slacked off on getting that summer bod before, don’t worry — Now is the time to get back on track! We know what you’re thinking, and no, these workouts won’t be anything like boot camp. Here are some summer workouts for veterans.

Pushups and Crunches

  • 10 regular pushups
  • 10 crunches
  • 10 wide pushups
  • 10 crunches
  • 10 tricep pushups
  • 10/10 Left/Right crunches

*Repeat 10 times

Leg and Ab Workout

  • 20 squats
  • 20 crunches
  • 10 lunges per leg
  • 10 crunches
  • 20 calf raises
  • 20 crunches

*Repeat 5 times

Running

If you’re an avid runner, you may want to try these out workouts!

4 Mile Run:

  • Jog 1 mile in 7:00-8:00
  • Three sets of 1/4-mile sprints in 90-100 seconds
  • Jog or walk – 1/4 mile

Spartan Run:

  • Run 1 mile
  • 100 pushups in as few sets as possible
  • 100 crunches
  • Run 1 mile
  • 75 pushups in as few sets as possible
  • 75 crunches
  • Run 1 mile
  • 50 pushups in as few sets as possible
  • 50 crunches

Swimming

Swimming is a great exercise! Plus, it helps keep you cool at the same time.  

  • Swim 100 yards
  • Do 10-20 pushups
  • Abs – 20-30

*Repeat 5-10 times

Enjoy Your Workouts!

We hope you enjoy these summer workouts for veterans. Stay committed and when you feel like giving up remember you did far worse in boot camp. Summer body here we come!

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James Cooper
James Cooper comes from a long line of Veterans and decided to enlist for the Marine Corps at the ripe age of 18-years-old following in his father's footsteps. Shortly after being medically discharged from the service, James decided to pursue a career in journalism. Having battled with the VA for years himself, he began to study the system and commit his career to help fellow disabled veterans.

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