Military & First Responders

The Best Diet for Firefighters and Police

Emergency responders actually save peoples lives, so premium fuel for performance is a must.

One Rep Max Tests Shown Accurate and Reliable for Military Personnel

1RM tests are common in athletic contexts. A new study tested more functional tests for military personnel.

Study Tests Unconventional Methods of Military Physical Preparation

Military training protocols that include strength training, flexibility work, and other less common methods might be better.

Get to It: A Lesson in Positivity Through Fallen Heroes

I can guarantee that Boston firefighters Walsh and Kennedy, despite the risk of the job, loved what they did everyday.

3 Unhealthy Habits of Police and Fire Shift Work (and How to Break Them)

Here are three of the most unhealthy habits for shift workers and how you can start making healthy changes today.

9 Military Strategies to Improve Your Gym and Reduce the Chaos

I have an idea for how you can run your gym better. Here are nine tools inspired by the military that you can implement to improve your gym business and reduce the chaos.

Does Police Training Need a Facelift?

A new study indicates that some police academy training programs might not emphasize the right physical qualities.

The Future Of Firefighting: What It Could (and Should) Look Like

The year is 2030 and firefighters now need to be faster, stronger, and more agile than ever. We bring to you the 2030 Fire Department Physical Ability Test. Can you pass it?

The Future of Law Enforcement: The 2030 Police Physical Performance Test

Push ups, sit ups, and a 1.5-mile run were great for old-time criminals, but the year is 2030 and criminals are stronger, faster, and fitter. We bring to you the 2030 Police Physical Performance Test.

How to Prepare Your Mind and Body for Basic Training

If you wait until the first day of basic training to start preparing you will fight an uphill battle. Going in physically and mentally strong will provide you with the confidence you need.

Basic Training Breakdown: What to Expect When You Join the Military

The workouts in basic training for the military are not meant to find the physical specimens of the group, but rather to take people on a journey from civilian to soldier.

Are Pseudo-Military Challenges and Programs Disrespectful to Real Operators?

Are these new military-style events and programs popping up in the world of fitness a slap in the face to those who are currently in the field?

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