“Soldiers fight for freedom.” This matter of fact statement has been said of the men and women that have fought and died in nearly every conflict and war since the beginning of time. It is one that few will deviate from for fear of retaliation from others, who believe it is unpatriotic to believe otherwise.
To the feudal Japanese the term shuriken meant an easily concealable blade or instrument hidden on the body for defensive purposes. It was often a micro sized blade sharpened to a scalpel’s consistency to something as simple as a hat pin. I still believe that this is a valid strategy.
Running has become increasingly more popular, with folks running race distances from 5K to the marathon. If your goal is to complete a marathon, proper preparation is required. If you are prepared, your marathon effort will surely be successful.
This is our first edition of the Modern Warrior Fitness Guides. We thought a great place to start our introduction to Fitness was the often overlooked task of stretching. In this issue we cover some basics about stretching as well as dispell a mythy you may believe to be true. Best of all we provide you with a simple stretching routine that will give you a great start to getting to a more flexible state. Of course with a routine you need a log to track and follow your workout, so we provide that as well.