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Top 3 Reasons a Home Gym is Essential for Police Officers cop effective fitness home gym leo officer police police fitness police officer police officers police strength policeposts Nov 30, 2021

As Law Enforcement Officers, we know that most of us have the following in common...

Time is limited due to the nature of the profession. Long shifts, night shifts, rotating shifts, mandatory...

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5 Reasons Police Officers Should Be Training Jiu Jitsu Jun 17, 2021

 

As John Danaher, world renown Jiu Jitsu and MMA coach, puts it simply: “Jiu Jitsu is the science of control that leads to submission.”

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) is a martial art...

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3 Crucial Reasons Why Police Officers Need to Train Agility Apr 29, 2021

 

What is Agility?

According to the National Strength and Conditioning Association, agility can be defined as rapid, whole-body movements that require single or multiple changes in...

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5 Simple Ways to Make Working Out a Lifestyle Apr 13, 2021

 

"How do I make time to workout while having a career in Law Enforcement?"

 

This is a question we hear all the time in the law enforcement community.

It can be daunting and...

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3 Step Process for Cops to Make Working Out a Routine Mar 22, 2021

 

Starting a workout routine can be challenging.

 

Habit formation requires 18 to 254 days for a person to form a new habit and an average of 66 days for a new...

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Why Are 40% of Cops Obese? cop cop fitness plan cop fitness program first responder home gym for cops law enforcement weight loss law enforement police health weight loss Jan 18, 2021

 

“One of the biggest threats to Law Enforcement is Law Enforcement itself.”

-Adam, CEO of Effective Fitness and PolicePosts 

 

No truer words have been said. 

Why...

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How to Prepare for the Police Academy how to train for police academy how to train for the academy police academy police academy diet police academy training plan police officer training police workout Dec 14, 2020

Let's get this straight from the start. Every police academy is different. The standards one agency has may be completely different than the standards of another agency of an agency city or town.

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Training "Harder" Using Minimal Effective Dose May 24, 2020

 

Train Hard. Be Hard. Go Hard.

What do those phrases mean to you?

Does it mean train hard every day in the gym?  Does it mean to be mentally tough? Does it mean going 100% in...

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How To Perform More Push Ups and Pull Ups academy fitness bodyweight exercises cop doing pullups police officer fitness pullup pushup May 17, 2020

 

The Kings of Calisthenic Exercises

 

Push ups and pull ups are the hands-down the most popular upper-body bodyweight exercises.

While both of these movements are so commonly...

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How to Prevent Rapid Weight Gain After Dieting Apr 26, 2020

 

Weight loss is EASY, keeping it off.. That's the issue..

First Responders and Tactical Athletes don't have a problem losing weight. Every January, thousands of first...

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Healthy Meal Plan Options for Night Shift Workers Apr 18, 2020

 

Introduction

As a first responder/tactical athlete, shift work is part of the job. Throughout your career, you will have both night and day shifts. Often, you may have be...

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Top 5 Muscle Building Exercises For Your Bodyweight Workout Routine Apr 10, 2020

Contrary to popular belief, bodyweight training can be a great stimulus to build muscle.

The key to building muscle is that you need to train close to fatigue/failure. While research still argues...

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