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Top 3 Performance Supplements for LEOs

 

 

We would like to preface this article with the definition of a supplement from Oxford Languages:

 

Sup·ple·ment

noun

/ˈsəpləmənt/

1. something that completes or enhances something else when added to it.

 

Ok, now that we got that off our chests…

 

Please remember that supplements are not magic. They are meant to be supplemental to a solid diet/nutrition protocol, 7 to 9 hours of quality sleep per night, a solid stress management system, good relationships with people, a fulfilling career, among other things that build well-rounded physical and mental health.

 

The point is this: If you are lacking any of the above, that are the true basis of healthy living, supplements will not be the solution to your problem. Master these things first, then take additional supplements, if you wish!

 

Below we will give a detailed breakdown of 3 supplements that are backed by scientific research and years of successful use! Each will have 3...

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Simplifying Macros for Law Enforcement Professionals

 

 

What Are "Macros"?

 

The majority of the foods we consume are classified as one of the three macronutrients or "Macros": Protein, Carbohydrate, or Fat. By definition from Precision Nutrition, macronutrients are “nutrients the body requires in large amounts.”

Now, that does not mean that a specific food is STRICTLY one macronutrient; most food is made up of 2-3 of the 3 macros, but the majority rule is what classifies it. Keep that in mind as you are learning more about macros throughout this article.

Aside from macronutrients, our food also includes micronutrients (vitamins and minerals), phytochemicals (nutrients from plants) and zoochemicals (from animal food sources such as creatine).

Seems silly to say, but all of this food contains ENERGY - energy and fuel that we need to

1) Stay Alive

and

2) To Thrive.

 

It is important to understand that what you consume each day will substantially affect your body composition (bodyweight, weight...

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