As the U.S. Navy's primary special operations force, the life of a Navy SEAL is no joke. Because they have to be ready for anything at any time, Navy SEALs are required to be in tiptop physical shape no matter what—and avoid injury at all costs.
While weight training and running drills are certainly involved in the physical training regimen of a Navy SEAL, their coaches also incorporate tons of recovery into their workout routines. And yes, they were practicing active recovery and breathing techniques long before slow fitness moved to the forefront of the exercise space. Here's what the recovery routine of Navy SEALs looks like today.