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4 Basic Principles of Training to Build Muscle for LEOs 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 so law enforcement officers around the world can obtain very specific adaptations.  At the end...

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Finding New Limits for LEOs 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 – we’re running our guns as hard as we can… until the wheels fall off.  Constantly shooting...

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Rep Ranges Based on Training Goals 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, power, muscle endurance, and building muscle are all common goals sought after by gym-goers, but not all...

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The Importance of Grip Strength for Law Enforcement Officers 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 situations that cops face on the job, such as hands on encounters, shooting a handgun or rifle, and...

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Police Fitness Test: Master the Cooper Standard 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, designed to evaluate your overall fitness and ensure you are capable of performing the demanding...

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6 Pre-Academy Needs for Future LEOs 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 the Academy, it is important that you enter this first phase of training with a solid foundation....

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Paternity On Patrol 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 through some of the lessons and discussion points that might help you balance having a new addition...

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6 Stress Management and Well-Being Strategies For LE Personnel 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.

 

The demands of the job, long hours, and the exposure to traumatic events can take a toll on...

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Top 5 Reasons Mobility Matters For Cops 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 requires officers to be on their feet for long periods of time, maneuver their body in kit, perform...

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Supplements for Police Officers: Enhancing Performance on the Job 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 criminals, or performing physically demanding tasks.

 

To maintain their physical and mental...

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