'American Grit' competitors talk about grueling, military-inspired challenges

- “American Grit” is a new competition series with 16 of the country’s toughest men and women working together to tackle military grade and survival themed challenges.

The show stars WWE’s John Cena – who works with other “elite” mentors from military units to push these civilian participants beyond their limits.

Three of the show's competitors stopped by Studio 11 LA to talk about the experience.

"American Grit" airs Thursdays at 9 p.m. on FOX.

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