Health & Fitness

  • Fitness: What You Don't Know...

    After presenting at dozens of conferences, writing hundreds of articles and a few books it has become clear to me yet again that the message is just not getting out there.

    Article • November 8th, 2010

  • Job Insecurity

    The question of whether fitness, or a lack thereof, is sufficient reason to end an LE career DOES exist. How do you answer it?

    Article • October 11th, 2010

  • Career Physical Fitness Standards

    We require officers to be in shape to start their careers; why not require them to stay that way?

    Article • September 16th, 2010

  • Exercise Insanity

    It never ceases to amaze me the length that people will go to in their attempt to be fit.

    Article • September 13th, 2010

  • Stressed On The Street, Pt 2

    Be proactive now to have a better and healthier life with fewer health problems, less stress and a whole lot more fun.

    Article • August 9th, 2010

  • Eating On The Job

    While we all know that healthy food is better for you, the subject today is actually not what types of foods you should eat, but instead the temporal relationship of your meals when on the job.

    Article • July 13th, 2010

  • To Protect and Serve

    As a whole few officers will spend the time to protect and serve themselves. As a mirror to society many officers rely of technology, gear and medicine to protect us.

    Article • June 14th, 2010

  • Disability Insurance

    Solid financial planning includes anticipating what will happen if you are injured away from work.

    Article • May 31st, 2010

  • Put Down the Donuts

    Being overweight or obese directly impacts job performance when you're trying to defend the public safety.

    Article • May 12th, 2010

  • Brotherhood of Biochemistry

    When asked why they do what they do, many officers make the statement, the work gets into your blood. With the affects of hypervigilance, this statement is accurate.

    Article • May 11th, 2010

  • Off Duty Fitness

    HIT is a style of exercise that will boost heart rate, metabolism, muscle endurance and anaerobic capacity.

    Article • May 10th, 2010

  • Enforcement Flexibility

    Obviously performing complicated stretches on duty and in uniform is not only dangerous but just too difficult with all the gear an officer must carry on their person.

    Article • April 13th, 2010

  • 5 Simple Wellness Strategies

    I sincerely hope that employing some simple strategies into your day will help you to see how easy it is to be healthy and well.

    Article • March 9th, 2010

  • 5 Best Back Exercises

    There is no shortage of research or lack of co-workers to tell you that your chance of surviving a career in public safety without a back injury is slim to none.

    Article • March 3rd, 2010

  • Intro To Functional Fitness Testing

    If the injury rates are so high, workers' compensation costs are soaring and re-injury is prevalent in most field personnel, are the tests currently being used valid?

    Article • February 3rd, 2010

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