Ostrolenk speaks with Stew Smith, Special Ops Team Coach at the US Naval Academy, former Navy SEAL, and author of several fitness books. Ostrolenk and Smith begin by discussing Smith’s recent book Tactical Fitness For the Athlete Over Forty, one of Smith’s best-selling books that focuses on increasing strength and avoiding injuries. Ostrolenk and Smith also discuss the many training programs he has designed for various fitness tests, from beginners’ programs to successful fitness throughout your career. Among all the factors that contribute to success in completing training programs, Smith notes, is will to persist and improve. Smith has written 10 published books and nearly 40 self-published books. To learn more about Smith and his work, visit stewsmith.com and stewsmithfitness.com and follow him on twitter @StewSmith.