The 920th Rescue Wing ran the Gator men through a morning of pararescue indoctrination training, which included running, group strength work, CrossFit exercises and swimming. The ultimate goal was to build team unity.
Take a look at the raw footage of Lochte and his Gator teammates doing group circle push-ups and running along the beach:
"Coming to this, I knew it was going to be hard," Lochte told Florida Today during a break in the workout. "It's teamwork. I'm used to a lot of the stuff, but some of it is new."
After the intense morning, Lochte took to Twitter to express the physical pain of the workout:
I have so much more respect then I already did for @usairforce these guys are straight bosses.-- Ryan Lochte (@ryanlochte) January 4, 2013
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