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Stew Smith on Raptor Weight Vests

From our U.S. correspondent and Military Training guru, Stew Smith:

“I have used several brands of weight vests over the years to add to training, but the Raptor is the most comfortable, durable, and versatile weight vest I have
ever used. Not only can you use it to add weight to your calisthenics, but it is sturdy enough to pull weighted sleds, do bear crawl tug-of-war, rucking, and
so many other unique tactical fitness exercises.”

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 Tactical Fitness, The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness, Maximum Fitness, The Special Ops Workout, 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 viewed on Military.com and StewSmith.com. He is a consultant and presenter with the government in the area of troop physical development through his test and evaluation group – Heroes of Tomorrow.

Stew Smith has worked professionally in the military fitness arena since 1999 focusing on a specialty of helping people become members of the military, police, fire fighter or special operations or any other member of a unit that requires a physical fitness test (PFT). Stew Smith speaks nationally at fitness conferences that focus on the Tactical Athlete (military, special ops, SWAT, police, fire fighters).

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Introducing Stew Smith – Our U.S. Correspondent

Hello, I am Stew Smith and I am very excited to be working with Raptor Weight Vest as a trainer and blogger / video blogger to create new content using the Raptor Weight Vest.

Stew Smith

Here is a little history about me for those of you who are unfamiliar. I am a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, a former Navy SEAL Lieutenant, and author of several fitness books such as Tactical Fitness, The Complete Guide to Navy SEAL Fitness, Maximum Fitness, The Special Ops Workouts, and SWAT Fitness.

I have also written more than 700 articles and sell over 40 eBooks for military.com and StewSmith.com.  I also consult and present with the government in the area of troop physical development through my non-profit training program called – Heroes of Tomorrow.

I have worked professionally in the tactical fitness (military, police, fire fighter, rescue, and special ops) arena for nearly 20 years focusing on a specialty of helping people become a member of any unit that requires a rigorous selection phase and physical fitness test.

Of course, many of my readers just want to lose weight and keep it off.  I have trained athletes in College, Olympians, and Professional Sports (Hockey and Baseball.) and certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS).  I speak often at fitness conferences that focus on the Tactical Athlete.

You may have seen me in this fun TV segment I did for The National Geographic Channels – “Fight Science” and have appeared in several newspaper and magazine features to include Washington Post, Men’s Fitness, Men’s Health, and Sports Illustrated to name a few.