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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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Professionals Get Paid, Winners Practice, & Masters Refine

By JD Mata MS, CSCS,*D, TSAC-F,*D, RSCC on December 21, 2023

The views expressed are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the policy or the position of the Department of the Air Force, the Department of the Army, the Department of Defense, or the United States Government.

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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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Squatober 2021 | BridgeAthletic

By BridgeAthletic on October 08, 2021

 

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Total Body Circuit 5 | BridgeAthletic

By BridgeAthletic on March 22, 2021

 

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By BridgeAthletic on January 25, 2021

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Holiday Circuit 2020 | BridgeAthletic

By BridgeAthletic on December 18, 2020

 

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By BridgeAthletic on October 30, 2020

 

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