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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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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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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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Finding New Limits for LEOs health of police officers law enforcement law enforcement academy law enforcement fitness law enforcement officer police fitness police officer police training Oct 29, 2023

The thing I love most about surrounding myself with high performers?  We’re constantly pushing ourselves – and each other – to new limits.

 

On the range –...

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Rep Ranges Based on Training Goals cop workout home gym for cops how to train for police academy law enforcement police academy fitness police fitness police training Oct 08, 2023

 

Intentional effort drives intentional results. 

 

Your time training should be part of a long-term effort to achieve notable progress in something.  Increasing strength,...

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The Importance of Grip Strength for Law Enforcement Officers grip strength physical preparedness police fitness police health police officer police strength Aug 20, 2023

 

Grip is an essential strength and skill for Law Enforcement Officers.

 

To state the obvious, an adequate level of grip strength and grip endurance is needed for many...

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Police Fitness Test: Master the Cooper Standard cop fitness cop fitness program how to train for police academy police academy police academy fitness police academy training police fitness prepare for police academy tactical fitness Aug 13, 2023

 

Becoming a police officer requires dedication, discipline, and the ability to meet certain physical fitness standards. One crucial aspect of the selection process is the police fitness test,...

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6 Pre-Academy Needs for Future LEOs cop training father and police officer law enforcement academy leo fitness program leo health and wellness leo training police academy police academy fitness program police academy training plan police fitness police health and wellness police training Jul 16, 2023

Before going to the Police Academy, there are several resources that people need to have in order to succeed in their training.

 

While some skills and traits can be acquired and learned at...

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Paternity On Patrol cop fitness cop fitness program cop training cop weight loss father and police officer health of police officers new dad cop paternity on patrol police academy police fitness police fitness program Jun 11, 2023

Since becoming a father at the end of last year, a number of people have reached out asking for advice on balancing being a new father with being a police officer.

 

This blog post will walk...

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6 Stress Management and Well-Being Strategies For LE Personnel academy fitness cop fitness plan cop fitness program leo fitness police academy police academy fitness program police fitness police health police mental health swat fitness swat officer training for cops Jun 04, 2023

 

Law Enforcement personnel face a unique set of stressors on a daily basis, and although these items on the list below seem easy enough, the majority of LE don’t utilize them enough.

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Top 5 Reasons Mobility Matters For Cops cop fitness program fit cops leo performance mobility training police fitness police fitness program police mobility police strength & conditioning strength and conditioning Apr 30, 2023

 

The importance of flexibility, mobility and efficient movement patterns in occupational performance can not be overstated.

 

Being a police officer is a physically demanding job that...

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Supplements for Police Officers: Enhancing Performance on the Job cop fitness program health of police officers leo nutrition nutrition for cops police fitness police health and wellness program police officer workout police training supplements for cops Apr 17, 2023

 

Being a police officer is a demanding and physically exhausting job. It requires officers to be alert and ready for any situation, whether it be responding to emergencies, chasing down...

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