In the 1980’s, Eastwood was involved in a semi-scandal involving President Reagan and National Security. Apparently, he read an article about a Colonel lieutenant called James “Bo” Gritz. Gritz, who was a Vietnam-decorated green beret, had been trying to raise money for a secret operation in Laos in order to rescue American whom he claimed were POWs. Eastwood contacted Gritz, who asked him to direct a movie on the Thailand border as a diversion for them to sneak into Laos.
Staying fit is certainly a commitment. Besides doing the physical training, there are some other factors to consider, like nutrition