Health & Fitness

  • Fitness: It's All About Control

    Nothing is worse that loosing or not being able to control a hot scene and the stress it causes is extreme. The same can be said for control of our health, wellness and fitness.

    Article • June 13th, 2011

  • It's In The Bag

    Be ready when you hear the words, "I'm not goin' anywhere!"

    Article • June 6th, 2011

  • Play the field

    Recruiting quality employees has been the focus of law enforcement agencies for many years. Even as the economy changes, public service needs continue to necessitate officers on the streets. To meet growing needs, the California Commission on Peace...

    Article • May 23rd, 2011

  • That Exercise Is Killing You!

    Injuries are a part of law enforcement, an accepted fact of the job. Most injuries occur from predictable event such as arresting a subject or a foot pursuit.

    Article • May 11th, 2011

  • Sit to Sprint

    Sitting for long periods of time, especially in all your gear, vest, cuffs etc. forces a pretty poor postural pattern to occur. On top of not being able to sit comfortably you are placing a lot of deleterious forces on the lower back.

    Article • April 11th, 2011

  • The Patriotic Cop

    Today's society is largely disconnected. We wander about with iPods or cell phones glued to our heads. Just getting through to someone is now more difficult than ever.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • So You're Bulletproof, eh?

    I have had some experiences that they have yet to encounter. Long ago, I graduated from the school of hard knocks.

    Article • April 8th, 2011

  • For Female Future Officers

    How to best prepare female recruits for what lies ahead.

    Article • April 4th, 2011

  • Hug That Monster

    As cops, we often thrive in a critical incident on the street, and then crumble internally when our lieutenant yells at us or we don't do well on a promotional exam.

    Article • March 17th, 2011

  • When Right Looks Wrong, Pt 3

    Even putting food in your mouth requires 3 major and around 24 smaller muscles. We need to train the same way our body was designed to work.

    Article • March 14th, 2011

  • Top 10 Myths about Mental Illness

    Mental illness is grossly misunderstood not only by the sufferers; but by the community at large, including law enforcement.

    Article • March 9th, 2011

  • When Right Looks Wrong II

    The more muscles you can activate the more efficient the exercise is and the more calories you will burn in less time with less effort.

    Article • February 14th, 2011

  • When Right Looks Wrong

    Just because that overly-developed guy is doing a particular exercise the wrong way does not mean you will ever do anything but hurt yourself trying to copy him.

    Article • January 10th, 2011

  • Survive and Thrive

    Our friends, family and community do not make it easy either, walk in for roll call and this time of year there are seemingly endless tables of food bombs for us, there way of saying thanks for your service. While the thought is nice the end results...

    Article • December 13th, 2010

  • 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

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