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Brandon Holder, BS, CSCS, USAW

Brandon Holder, BS, CSCS, USAW, serves as the Strength & Conditioning Coordinator at the Fairfax County Police Department. With over 1,000 officers to train and a vast geographical area to cover, Brandon has successfully leveraged BridgeAthletic to address the unique fitness needs of the department's officers, ensuring they are well-prepared for their roles in law enforcement.

Recent Posts

Conditioning Protocols for Law Enforcement Officers

By Brandon Holder, BS, CSCS, USAW on March 05, 2024

Strength and conditioning programs designed for law enforcement officers can overexert the conditioning in a workout. These men and women often carry a strong and “more is better” mindset that we love as coaches and is a requirement for their work, but it can be detrimental to their long-term training progress. If not programmed appropriately, the conditioning workload will catch up and lead to exercise burnout, potential injury, or, at a minimum, a lack of improvement.

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A Police Academy's Strength and Conditioning Program

By Brandon Holder, BS, CSCS, USAW on February 21, 2024

At a minimum, a police recruit's time during the academy will feel overwhelming. These future officers are spending several months just trying to keep their heads above water with the goal of graduation.

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