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Eating Healthy on the Go: Tips for Busy Operators

By Megan Lautz, MS, RD, CSCS, TSAC-F on September 19, 2023

It's no secret that tactical professionals have weird schedules. So why do health professionals keep giving shift workers nine-to-five nutrition information? Level up your nutrition advice by giving professionals tips on how to eat healthy while saving time, money, and energy.

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Nutrition

Simple Rules for Better Soft Tissue Care & Improving Mobility

By BridgeAthletic on August 31, 2023

This post has been adapted from a more detailed article that appears in BridgeAthletic’s new ebook called “Raising the Bar: How World-Class Coaches Elevate Their Programming”. You can download the complete eBook for free to get tips and advice from experts at Exos, FMS, Hyperice, Results Fitness, and more.

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Coaching Tips

Post-Training Nutrition for Tactical Professionals

By Megan Lautz, MS, RD, CSCS, TSAC-F on August 24, 2023

Eating after a workout can be a challenge for tactical professionals. Having grab-and-go fuel before they run to the next task is key to recovery. To recover appropriately, the energy burned from exercise needs to be replaced. A good post-workout meal replaces the carbohydrates burned during the workout and provides amino acids for optimal muscle recovery. 

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Nutrition Recovery

Sleep Series pt. 4 | Sleep Hygiene

By Jacob Behara MS, CSCS on August 15, 2023

Welcome to Part Four of our Sleep Series! In Part Three, we discussed the power of stimulus control in improving sleep. Now, let's dive into another crucial aspect of sleep improvement: sleep hygiene.

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Recovery sleep

Sleep Series pt. 3 | Practicing Stimulus Control

By Jacob Behara MS, CSCS on August 01, 2023

Welcome to Part Three of our Sleep Series! We're thrilled to take you on a journey through the world of sleep, where we'll be exploring everything from the basics to the more advanced concepts. In this series, we'll cover sleep hygiene and nutrition, sleep trackers, wearables, and more.

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Recovery sleep

Sleep Series pt. 2 | Everything you Need to Know About Sleep Stages

By Jacob Behara MS, CSCS on July 18, 2023

Welcome to Part Two of our Sleep Series! After covering the basics of sleep in our previous article, it's time to delve into the fascinating world of sleep stages and how they can impact our sleep quality. This is an exciting era for sleep research, as sleep wearables and trackers are gaining popularity, and since many of us own a sleep tracker to measure sleep stages, it's important to explore this topic in depth.

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Recovery sleep

Sleep Series pt. 1 | Sleep Basics

By Jacob Behara MS, CSCS on July 11, 2023

Welcome to Part One of our Sleep Series! We're thrilled to take you on a journey through the world of sleep, where we'll be exploring everything from the basics to the more advanced concepts. In this series, we'll cover sleep hygiene and nutrition, sleep trackers, wearables, and more.

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Recovery sleep

Pre-Workout Nutrition Guidelines for Tactical Professionals

By Megan Lautz, MS, RD, CSCS, TSAC-F on June 26, 2023

Tactical professionals require a certain level of fitness in order to complete the task at hand. Fueling adequately prior to workouts or tactical training sessions can make the difference in how hard and how the professional can push. Fueling and hydrating well may prevent injury during training and general fatigue after training. 

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Nutrition Training Tips

Going Beyond the Basics with Your Program Design Process

By BridgeAthletic on June 20, 2023

Craig Rasmussen, the Director of Coaching and Programming at Results Fitness, brings a fresh perspective to program design. Unlike many trainers who start with exercises and work backward, Rasmussen believes in taking a macro-to-micro approach, beginning with the big picture and working down to individual training sessions. In this post, we will explore three key steps from Rasmussen's program design process that result in better outcomes and more satisfied clients.

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