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Top 3 Reasons Protein is the Cornerstone of a Police Officers Diet best diet for cops cop fitness cop nutrition healthy cop food police diet police nutrition police officer meal prep police protein Jun 23, 2024

 

Why Should You Get Enough Protein?

 

#1 Build Strength and Muscle Mass

 

Physical strength, the ability to generate high levels of force, is critical to the safety of a law...

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Elevating Law Enforcement Fitness Standards: EFT Standard Tests cooper standard cop fitness test eft standard test fitness standards law enforcement law enforcement fitness police cooper standard police fitness test May 12, 2024

 

In law enforcement, physical fitness isn’t just a bonus – it’s a necessity. However, the traditional fitness standards, like the Cooper Standard, fail to adequately measure...

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Essential Fitness Tips for Police Officers: Injury Prevention and Recovery Strategies academy fitness cooper standard cop fitness cop fitness program cop workout health of police officers home gym for cops how to train for police academy law enforement night shift cop Apr 28, 2024

As a police officer, maintaining peak physical fitness is not just essential for personal health but also for effective service to your community. Policing demands physical resilience, making...

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3 Ways For Cops To Improve Sleep Quality When Sleep Quantity Sucks mental health for cops police fitness police health and wellness police night shift police officer police shift work police sleep sleep for cops Apr 07, 2024

In the demanding world of law enforcement, prioritizing quality sleep is paramount for officers' physical and mental health, although the job is not always conducive to proper sleep. If and when...

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Top 5 Weight Loss Tips for Cops cop weight loss law enforcement fitness law enforcement weight loss night shift cop police workout weight loss Mar 17, 2024

Weight loss is the same regardless of your occupation.  It is simple in that weight gain or weight loss is the sum of calories consumed and calories burned.  Calculating calories burned...

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RUN FASTER: How to Improve Your 1.5 Mile Run Time cooper standard law enforcement police fitness police running test the cooper standard Mar 03, 2024

The 1.5-mile time trial is a common assessment in law enforcement.  This running event tests your aerobic endurance, an attribute linked to not only good health but effectiveness in the field....

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Mental Fitness Quick List for Cops police mental health police mindset police officer fitness police stress management Feb 18, 2024

Mental fitness includes, but is not limited to, the following: 

  •  Resiliency – The capacity to withstand or to recover quickly from difficulties. 
  •  Fortitude –...
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Balancing the Grind: Prioritizing Health and Wellness for the Busy Cop police officer on duty Feb 04, 2024

Demanding careers like Law Enforcement where we're working long, stressful shifts with irregular sleep and eating patterns makes achieving optimal health and fitness become an even more...

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The Crucial Role of Sleep in the Lives of Police Officers first responders law enforcement officer police Jan 28, 2024

Law enforcement officers are the unsung heroes who tirelessly dedicate their lives to keeping our communities safe.

 

The demands of their job, particularly long and stressful shifts,...

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4 Tools to Help Cops Digitally Detox on duty police officer Jan 14, 2024

 

Toxin: [noun] a poisonous substance which, when introduced into the body, causes harm. 

 

Several months ago, I was in my baby’s room, and while I can’t remember what...

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Paperwork: How a Patrol Officer Can Take Down a Human Trafficking Ring blog cop fitness cop info education human trafficking law enforcement education leo training police blog police knowledge police workout tactical tactical fitness Nov 12, 2023

 

While civilians are captivated by the high-octane escapades of law enforcement, often made popular by binge-worthy police dramas, those who are actual boots on the ground know the unsung...

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4 Basic Principles of Training to Build Muscle for LEOs cop training program cop workout father and police officer leo fitness leo fitness program leo training police fitness police training tactical fitness Nov 05, 2023

 

All adaptations, all improvements, obtained from training are the result of a stimulus. 

 

Effective Fitness Training (EFT) exists to provide guidance to a very specific stimulus...

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