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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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The Challenges of Training Firefighters: A 30,000-Foot Perspective

By Annette Zapp, MA, CSCS*D, CISSN on January 26, 2024

Question: Who plays a game of life and death with no time outs, no ability to periodize training for the big event, and often no knowledge or closure of if they even won or lost?  These games may be sporadic, clustered, or even non-existent for months, yet these individuals continue to train as if the situation is imminent. 

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