David Goggins

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David Goggins Daily Routine

David Goggins is an accomplished military man, ultra-marathon runner, motivational speaker, and author. He is the only man to have completed Navy SEAL training, Army Ranger Training, and Air Force Tactical Air Controller training earning him the title ‘’toughest man in the world’’.

So what does a normal day look like for this Superman?


  • David is a true early riser as he begins his day at 3.00 am.
  • Rehydrates with a glass of water
  • Practices mindfulness meditation for 10 minutes
  • He either goes for a 2-hour stretching exercise that includes hamstring stretches, hip stretches, quad stretches, tricep, and bicep stretches, as well the side oblique stretches to awaken his muscles, or goes for a run.
  • Typically runs for 10-15 miles daily depending on whether or not he’s training for an event.
  • Cycles for 25 miles to work
  • Takes a 5-mile mid-morning run at 11 am.

Throughout the day

  • Practices intermittent fasting and delays taking meals until after the mid-morning run
  • Takes breakfast consisting of bullet-proof coffee with unsalted butter and MCT oil along with steel-cut oats and blueberries or 2 fried eggs to fuel his body.
  • Gets to work that includes preparing motivational speeches, writing, and managing his business.
  • Finishes work at around 4 
  • Cycles for 25 miles back home


  • Goes for an evening run covering 5-6 miles.
  • Prepares and takes evening meal consisting of pork chops, grilled beef, chicken, or fish along with steamed vegetables.
  • Settles to read a book specifically motivational or self-improvement books and even biographies.
  • Spends time with his wife
  • Retires to bed at 10 pm

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